avtlogoAvnet Abacus is selected to support GP Batteries’ major expansion initiative; delivers greater choice of industry-leading battery products to industrial and OEM sectors across Europe.

EVB_logoPresumably this includes EVB Technology products for EVs – EVB is a wholly owned subsidiary of GP Batteries that specialize in the manufacturing of Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) and Lithium Ferro Phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries for electric mobility plus heavy duty industrial, and energy storage applications.

EVB Technologies in-turn own Vectrix, the electric scooter company.

gpbatteriesAvnet Abacus, one of Europe’s leading interconnect, passive, electro-mechanical and power distributors and a business unit of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has signed a pan-European distribution agreement with GP Batteries, a global supplier of alkaline, nickel metal hydride (NiMH), and specialist lithium-ion rechargeable batteries.

Avnet Abacus’ appointment as the authorized distributor for GP Batteries industrial products portfolio across Europe is a strategic initiative by the company to strengthen its presence across Europe, with particular emphasis on achieving business growth in the industrial and OEM sectors. GP Batteries has a well-established reputation within both the industrial and retail markets for highly reliable, high-performance batteries, which are produced at the company’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Asia. In addition to off-the-shelf components, the company offers a complete in-house custom design battery capability.

With unique battery expertise in the distribution sector, and a network of 40 offices located in Europe, Avnet Abacus offers both the technical know-how and geographic proximity to support customers in the region to the very highest standards.

Press release: news.avnet.com/index.php?s=20295&item=126789

Avnet Website: www.avnet.com

GP Batteries Website: www.gpbatteries.com

EVB website: www.evbtech.com

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