East Penn, Banner team up

Sept. 1, 2002
East Penn Manufacturing Co of Lyon Station PA and Banner GmbH of Linz, Austria, have formed a joint venture company: Banner/East Penn Battery Services

East Penn Manufacturing Co of Lyon Station PA and Banner GmbH of Linz, Austria, have formed a joint venture company: Banner/East Penn Battery Services GmbH.

The primary purpose of this new joint venture company, based in Linz, is to broaden East Penn's customer service in Europe and Banner's customer service in North America in marketing, distribution, product development, engineering, and manufacturing technology.

East Penn manufactures lead-acid batteries and accessories for the automotive, telecommunications, marine, commercial, industrial, and stationary markets. Banner GmbH has been manufacturing lead-acid starter batteries for 65 years.

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