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Exploring the Sustainability of Lead-Acid and AGM Batteries

Sustainable storage batteries are critical to successfully integrating renewables into the grid and powering off-grid buildings and microgrids.

Top Industrial Battery Safety Tips

Many battery safety articles cover the basics of maintenance. But we’re betting you’re ready for our favorite uncommon tips.

Battery Testing for Material Handling Equipment

What will you do when a battery failure in your forklift or other material handling equipment brings your operations to a grinding halt?

Watering Your Lead Acid Battery Made Easy

Nothing feels better on a hot day than a cool, refreshing drink of water – and almost nothing’s better for your body.

Watering Your Lead Acid Battery: The Basics

Nothing feels better on a hot day than a cool, refreshing drink of water — and almost nothing’s better for your body.

Prolonging Motive Power Battery Life

A Key to Longer Life is Routine Maintenance ‒ That Goes for Batteries, Too. In some ways, motive power batteries are a lot like people. Just as sticking to a healthy diet and regular exercise regimen can increase your chances of living longer, following a routine maintenance schedule as prescribed by its manufacturer can prolong the life of your motive power battery.

How to Protect Your Supply Chain and Mitigate Interruptions

Your business’s financial success depends on reliable deliveries. And during this global supply chain shortage, that’s harder than ever. As the New York Times reported in a March 6, 2021 article: “All the links in the supply chain are stretched. The ships, the trucks, the warehouses.” (‘I’ve Never Seen Anything Like This’: Chaos Strikes Global Shipping) It’s the perfect storm: Cratering demand in ...

3 Ways Batteries Help You Meet Your Sustainability Goals

Sustainability is a key buying requirement for many companies, including ours. And more and more companies are asking their suppliers, “Do you have a sustainability program in place?" Because energy storage is critical for operating a business, it’s important to hold a spotlight to suppliers’ sustainability efforts... but it’s easy to get bogged down by greenwashing and marketing In the next few ...

Battery Maintenance Made Easy (3 steps)

Every battery requires routine maintenance for maximum performance and life -- including “no-maintenance” AGM and lithium-ion models.

Electric vs. Propane Forklifts: Choosing the Right Type

When it comes to material handling, there are three types of motive power to choose from: electric, propane or LP, and diesel. Assuming capacities of each are equal, other factors for determining which forklift is right include run-time considerations ‒ including multi-shift operations ‒ application and use environment. For the purposes of our comparison, we’ll assume indoor use, which in most ...