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Based in the north east of England within the UK’s principal location for advanced manufacturing, we have wide ranging experience in lithium-ion battery design, development and manufacture. Operating across a range of industries we have proven excellence in delivering solutions for some of the world’s largest brands and supporting the extensive requirements of new product development strategies.

Our high-tech plant is the UK’s leading independent battery manufacturing facility with current capacity for up to 30,000 units per year.

Our Mission

Enabling the storage and use of the RIGHT energy at the RIGHT time

Our History

  • 2020

    “Signed an exclusive agreement with Hitachi Rail and manufactured our 15,000th battery pack”

  • 2019

    Expanded our UK facility to double our manufacturing capacity, increasing our global footprint with partners in Asia and the US

  • 2018

    Manufactured our 5,000th battery pack with plans to double production in 2019

  • 2017

    Supply agreement with JCB, one of the world’s largest construction machinery manufacturers

  • 2016

    £19m High Energy Density Battery Project in collaboration with Nissan & APC

  • 2015

    Power system design & build for the world’s largest online grocery retailer

  • 2014

    Moved to our dedicated 17,000 sq. ft development & manufacturing facility

  • 2013

    Powertrain and battery pack design for Autonomous Survey fleet

  • 2012

    Light-weighting the Electric Quadricycle

Our Approach



We partner with you from initial concept stage and outline key characteristics and technical requirements. Supporting you through any problem solving, we provide expert guidance and knowhow to design robust application schematics.



We can support your product development, testing duty cycles and working alongside your engineering team from prototype through validation. Large projects will benefit from a dedicated project manager and a specialist systems integrations team.



As the UK’s leading independent battery manufacturing facility our 9,000 square foot factory is well equipped to meet your volume requirements. With a specialist production team and dedicated quality management unit, we maintain operational excellence and product assurance.

Our Focus

Customer Centric

We're proud to put our customers at the core of what we do.

Market Leading Offer

As a technology developer we offer customers industry leading solutions.

Reputation For Quality

With a focus on high performance and high quality, we strive to be the best.

Our Partners

Collaborating to give our customers the right energy at the right time, our partners have worked with us to deliver more effective and successful projects.