Voltabox will be beginning direct sales of their battery systems for intra-logistic purposes. The first success of the sales unit is the delivery of lithium-ion batteries to a “high-profile, large-scale German industrial company ” by an authorized industrial truck distributor.
In future, Voltabox is planning to supply OEMs from intralogistics, as well as large forklift fleet operators in Europe and the USA with battery systems. The cooperation between Voltabox and Triathlon Batterien will additionally continue.
“The collaboration with Triathlon gave us our first indirect access to an important growth market. We are now taking the next obvious step and closing the gap to sell directly to forklift manufacturers,” says Jürgen Pampel, Voltabox CEO, before adding: “Manufacturers and major customers expect a direct supply so that they can meet their specific requirements for lithium-ion-based battery systems even faster. We are thus complementing our work perfectly with Triathlon’s sales network.” Martin Hartmann, Triathlon Batterien’ managing director added: “We are receiving more and more requests for innovative, safe and reliable battery systems. Our close and trusting partnership with Voltabox ensures that we can optimally meet this need.”
Regarding the delivery agreement between the two companies, the contract has Voltabox’s lithium-ion batteries designated for the EU market will be assembled by Triathlon. Voltabox produces and delivers the modules, while Triathlon installs troughs as well as system and module electronics.