Bangkok Division opened on 01 August 2013
ECOBAT Technologies announced today that it opened on 01 August the first ECOBAT office in Asia. Located in Bangkok, thenew office is serving all countries throughout Asia and gives supportto the existing representatives in South East Asia, Korea,Taiwan/China, Vietnam and India. “As the world’s leading leadproducer, we are excited to expand our activities in Asia with ourown office to build our service proposition and reinforce ourreputation as the customer’s choice” notes Rob Harris, ManagingDirector – Europe and Asia.In the past three years, the company has been establishing apresence in the Asian market, gaining a foothold in the world’s largest and fastest growing lead consuming area. “Our commitment to Asia will enable us to continue to support our customers’ growingglobal demand for high-quality lead products, alloys and technical service” he continues. The new office will represent the brands,
products and services of the global ECOBAT Group of Europe, USA and South Africa. “Bangkok is a natural choice as the home of our first office in Asia. Its focus on strong infrastructure and business-friendly environment make it an ideal location. In addition, the office is located close to major metropolitan areas to further enhance our service capability” concludes Mark Stevenson, Technical Marketing Director, ECOBAT Technologies Asia. About the ECOBAT group: ECOBAT Technologies is the world’s largest producer of lead,producing some 830,000 tonnes per annum from its facilities in Europe, USA and South Africa. The Group employs 3,500 staff worldwide and is the only company currently offering a closed recycling loop for lead acid batteries. ECOBAT maximises the value of its operations by producing the highest quality lead and lead alloys, specifically designed for the battery manufacturer, and byusing the other products to create zinc, aluminium, industrial minerals, plastics and polyfoams. Other Group activities include lead sheet production, waste battery collection and recycling and the retail distribution of new batteries. Excellence is the watchword throughout all operations, but particularly in customer service, technical expertise and health, safety and environmental matters.