Hoppecke Industrial Batteries Ltd
HOPPECKE was founded in 1927 and is now the leading specialist for industrial battery systems, and at the same time the largest battery manufacturer in European ownership. Hoppecke offers to its customers throughout the world, concepts for efficient and reliable power supply for every industrial application. A leading exponent of environmental care for more than 80 years, Hoppecke offers solutions for a variety of industries including motive power, reserve power for IT/telecoms, power stations, solar energy and UPS, special power for rail and underground. It is a European leader in recycling of industrial batteries, and operates its own recycling foundry for lead-acid batteries, thereby making a substantial contribution to careful husbanding of resources. Hoppecke invests heavily in innovation and has one of the largest R&D departments in the industry with an estimated 5 per cent of turnover being ploughed into R&D to bring new battery technologies to market. Its UK operation is based in Newcastle-Under-Lyme in the Midlands.
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