EnerSys, a stored energy solutions provider for industrial applications and the manufacturer of ODYSSEY batteries, was recently appointed Approved Vendor Status for the Automotive Parts Services Group (The Group), a “best in class” distribution network developed in collaboration with Federated Auto Parts and the National Pronto Association. Utilizing the expertise, services and affiliations of both prestigious organizations, The Group was created to foster a culture of growth and success in a competitive and ever-evolving industry.
As a newly appointed member partner, EnerSys will now be able to offer its portfolio of premium ODYSSEY batteries to customers in more than 5,000 locations across North America. Manufactured with proprietary Thin Plate Pure Lead (TPPL) technology, the plates used in the construction of ODYSSEY batteries are made thinner, allowing for more to fit in the battery. The increased number of plates results in more surface area, increased power and massive deep cycling capability, the company says. The rugged construction and non-spillable dry cell design of ODYSSEY batteries protects against high impact shock and mechanical vibration, helping to provide longer service life.
“For years, our ODYSSEY batteries have provided customers with a virtually maintenance-free solution engineered to deliver phenomenal starting power – more than twice as much as conventional flooded lead acid batteries – and exceptional service life,” said Tom Rafferty, national account manager at EnerSys. “As an official member of the Automotive Parts Services Group, with access to Federated and Pronto’s impressive distribution networks, we are now able to expand our product offerings even further to an audience in search of high-quality automotive technology, as only ODYSSEY batteries can provide.”
ODYSSEY batteries feature a three- to 10-year service life and a two-year storage life at 77°F (25°C). They are vibration and shock resistant, classified as “non-spillable” by the U.S. Department of Transportation and include a limited three-year full replacement warranty.