U.S. Battery Manufacturing Appoints Michael Harris As Director Of New Account Development

U.S. Battery Manufacturing has appointed Michael Harris as its Director Of New Account Development for the North American territory. With nearly 30 years of experience, Harris will be responsible for managing and developing new and existing OEM customers in a variety of industrial markets.  “We are glad to have Michael on board to assist with our steady growth in both national and international markets,” says Don Wallace, CMO/Executive Vice President U.S. Battery Manufacturing. “Aside from his long experience in battery sales, Michael also brings a high level of OE sales and management strategies that will further maintain U.S. Battery’s products as the leader in the deep-cycle battery market.”

Before coming to U.S. Battery, Harris has held key sales and management positions with Trojan Battery Company, Raymond Corporation, Hawker Powersorce and Clark Material Handling Company. During this time, he’s honed his skills in industrial battery sales and service, national distribution, marketing, and new business development. In addition, Harris has developed and executed training seminars for battery sales people, distributors, and key OEM accounts.

U.S. Battery is the leader in deep-cycle batteries, which are made in the U.S.A. and are distributed globally for a variety of commercial applications and industries. For more information on U.S. Battery products, contact U.S. Battery Manufacturing, 1675 Sampson Ave. Corona, CA 92879. (800) 695-0945. Visit www.usbattery.com.

U.S. Battery’s AGM Products Get An Updated Appearance

U.S. Battery Manufacturing is giving its complete line of AGM batteries a fresh new look with updated labels that provide important battery data at a glance. The new labels reflect U.S. Battery’s continual growth in the AGM battery segment, as more industries are wanting maintenance free solutions to their OE battery operated vehicles and fleets.

Aside from a bold new appearance, the new labels feature improved charging instructions, as well as application icons that are easy to see and recognize when the batteries are displayed on retailer product shelves. These changes also address new labeling standards and make it easy for customers to pick the right battery for their particular application.

Distributed by U.S. Battery, the AGM line features the most advanced paste and plate technology available to provide reliable performance with no maintenance. Manufactured in a variety of sizes for 6-volt and 12-volt applications, U.S. Battery’s AGM line is distributed worldwide and designed for reliable service in applications where vibrations, shock, and freezing temperatures can hinder performance on other types of batteries.

For more information contact U.S. Battery Manufacturing, 1675 Sampson Ave. Corona, CA 92879. (800) 695-0945. Visit www.usbattery.com.

Sense Smart™ Electrolyte Sensor Valve Selected As Solar Power World’s Top Products For 2015

Solar Power World Magazine selected the Sense Smart™ Electrolyte Sensor Valve, as one of the Top Solar Products of 2015. As one of the leading publications for solar industry contractors, manufacturers, and installers, Solar Power World looks at a variety of new products and innovations , selecting the best for its annual list of top products. “The Sense Smart™ Valve was designed to provide critical and timely information that indicates when batteries need water,” says Don Wallace, U.S. Battery CMO/Executive Vice President. “So it’s rewarding that a publication like Solar Power World, recognizes how this product can be a benefit for the growing solar industry.”

Flooded lead-acid batteries used to store energy on off-grid and industrial solar power systems, will lose water from normal evaporation and charging. The Sense Smart™ features a built-in processor and probe that triggers an LED indicator light to inform the user when the electrolyte of a complete battery set, requires watering. A solid red light tells operators to add water after the next full-charge. A blinking red light indicates the electrolyte level has been low for more than 10 days and requires immediate attention.

U.S. Battery Sense Smart ValveThe Sense Smart™ Electrolyte Sensor Valve is also used in a variety of other industries including electric vehicle, access lift, RV and more. Available in two models, the (TBU 1000) simply replaces one cell vent cap on a single battery of a connected battery set, and doesn’t require drilling or calibration. An optional system (TBU 2000) includes a dash mounted LED indicator with a six-foot wire lead. Manufactured by Battery Watering Technologies, and distributed exclusively through U.S. Battery Manufacturing, the Sense Smart™ valve is designed specifically for U.S. Battery brand 6-volt, 8-volt, and 12-volt batteries and works with all BWT single point watering systems.

U.S. Battery products and Battery Watering Technology products are manufactured in the U.S.A. and distributed worldwide. For more information, contact U.S. Battery Manufacturing, 1675 Sampson Ave. Corona, CA 92879. (800) 695-0945. Visit www.usbattery.com.