Saft Zhuhai produces 100 millionth battery

Saft’s facility in China has manufactured 100 million primary lithium batteries for the metering and electronic toll collection markets since it opened in 2006.

Zhuhai, December 11th, 2014 – Saft, world leader in the design, development and manufacture of high-tech batteries for industry, has been serving the Chinese metering and Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) markets through its advanced technology facility in Zhuhai since 2006. The factory, which has already had capacity extensions to meet customer demand, has just passed an important milestone in its history, as it has just produced the 100 millionth primary lithium battery for these highly demanding markets.

The batteries that Saft manufactures in Zhuhai for these markets are specially engineered  to meet the technical specifications and difficult environmental conditions associated with failsafe use and long lifetimes required by metering and Electric Toll Customers customers in China.

Tom Alcide, General Manager of Saft’s Specialty Battery Group division commented “Saft is delighted to have passed this major milestone in Zhuhai, and is happy to continue to support our customers’ increasing requirements in these demanding markets”.