SOURCE: AMETEK Prestolite Power

AMETEK Prestolite Power

April 18, 2016 12:09 ET

AMETEK Prestolite Power Opportunity Charging Reduces Downtime in Food and Beverage Warehouses

TROY, OH--(Marketwired - April 18, 2016) - AMETEK Prestolite Power, a leading manufacturer of lift truck battery chargers and fleet management solutions, has developed an opportunity charging solution specifically for the food and beverage supply chain that reduces downtime, which is crucial in maintaining perishable items. The opportunity charging solution leverages a lift truck operator's break time to recharge battery power and wirelessly keeps track of efficiency, existing power and other key parameters, which help a warehouse run smoothly.

Prestolite Power customers currently have thousands of chargers in the field, saving money and making facilities run smarter every day. Among those customers are such major industry leaders as Coca-Cola, Walmart, Kroger, Food Lion, ConAgra Foods, Sysco and Anheuser-Busch. Opportunity charging has been proven in their warehouses to result in less employee downtime, longer battery life, a safer and more environmentally friendly workplace and greater overall efficiency.

"We are thrilled to offer the food and beverage supply chain an innovative solution for optimizing efficiency in challenging environments," comments Jim Lichtenberg, Business Manager for AMETEK Prestolite Power. "As we celebrate this year 100 years of manufacturing battery chargers, we continue to strive to provide the most adaptive solutions available on the market."

AMETEK Prestolite Power offers multiple options for every customer need, including single shift, opportunity and ferroresonant chargers incorporating the industry's most advanced technology. One such advancement is the Eclipse II HE Series chargers, the most compact units available on the market. The Eclipse chargers for opportunity and fast charging are able to recharge a fully drained lead-acid battery in eight hours or less. To find out more about AMETEK Prestolite Power and the chargers it offers, please visit

About AMETEK Prestolite Power
AMETEK Prestolite Power offers the industry's broadest range of industrial motive power chargers and is the only industrial battery charger provider able to custom tailor a system that combines the full range of conventional, opportunity and rapid charging solutions. Prestolite Power is a unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices. For more information, visit:

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