Local Battery Maker Enters Lithium-Ion Business

Posted: 2:04 PM EDT Aug 17, 2011   Updated: 6:24 AM EST Feb 28, 2011
BERN TWP., Pa. -

A local battery maker is getting into the lithium-ion battery business.

Bern township, Berks County-based Enersys has acquired ABSL Power Solutions.

ABSL makes lithium-ion batteries for defense and aerospace use in Europe and the United States.

Before the acquisition, Enersys focused mainly on lead and nickel based batteries.