Leoch acquires UK based battery specialist

Leoch, one of the largest battery manufacturers in the world, has announced the acquisition of a 100 per cent stake in DBS Leoch. The new company, Leoch Battery UK Ltd will become the UK subsidiary of Leoch International. The new business will be based in Market Harborough, Leicestershire and will enable Leoch to grow its battery business from the industrial and leisure sectors in the UK.

Fred Hapiak, President of Leoch International Holding Ltd declared: “We are extremely focused on growing our business in the EMEA region and the UK in particular, and providing the best service to our customers in many sectors, from lead batteries to li-ion batteries for leisure, automotive, UPS, telecom, renewables and industrial applications. Our further investment in Leoch Battery UK Ltd will allow us to increase our penetration in the UK market and provide more added value services to our clients in the region.”