Distributor Adds Premier Battery Manufacturer to Line Card

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (PRWEB) October 28, 2015

America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has entered into a franchise distribution agreement with GP Batteries, a leading manufacturer of primary and rechargeable batteries. Under terms of the agreement, America II will distribute GP Batteries’ entire portfolio of products to customers throughout North and South America.

“GP Batteries is one of the world’s largest suppliers of batteries and battery-related products, and we’re thrilled to have them on our line card,” said Brian Ellison, president at America II Electronics. “With over 50 years’ experience, GP Batteries supplies an amazing range of battery products to OEMs around the world. Their selection of general, rechargeable and specialty batteries—as well as power banks and chargers—fits our growth strategy and provides our customers with another exceptional product selection.”

GP Batteries manufacturers primary batteries such as alkaline and carbon zinc in various standard cell sizes for a wide array of applications such as toys, remote controls, calculators and flashlights. They also produce specialty batteries such as lithium cylindrical and coin cells, buttons cell zinc air, silver oxide, and alkaline batteries. Their rechargeable cells and battery packs in Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) and Lithium-Ion are also available for a growing number of applications such as personal care, cordless phone, power tools, portable speakers, and Bluetooth® headsets.

“America II is one of the leading distributors for electronic components, and we are very excited to have them as our distributor partner for North and South America,” said Edward Lam, head of corporate operations and industrial sales at GP Batteries. “The broad coverage of their customer base aligns with the portfolio of GP Batteries from alkaline to carbon zinc for primary batteries and Nickel Metal Hydride to Lithium-Ion for rechargeable chemistries. This partnership will greatly increase GP Batteries’ brand awareness within OEM customers.”

With four billion components in stock at their St. Petersburg, Florida distribution facility, America II Electronics has one of the largest inventories in the industry. The company offers the most complete range of products, from active, passive and electromechanical components to memory and specialty products. America II has progressed and evolved its products and services over the years. In addition to hundreds of franchise and direct manufacturing lines, America II provides supply chain solutions, cost-saving programs, and inventory solution programs to industries ranging from telecommunications, industrial and lighting to healthcare, automotive and military. The distributor’s deep experience in global markets allows America II to provide superior service and a broad array of solutions to its customers around the world.

To learn more, contact America II Electronics at (800) 767-2637 or visit http://www.americaii.com.

About GP Batteries:

GP Batteries is one of the world’s major suppliers of primary and rechargeable batteries. It supplies an extensive range of battery products to original equipment manufacturers, leading battery companies, as well as consumer retail markets under its own GP brand name. The company provides primary batteries such as alkaline and carbon zinc in various standard cell sizes for a wide range of applications. It also produces specialty batteries, rechargeable cells and battery packs in Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) and Lithium-Ion.

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About America II Electronics:

Established in 1989, America II Electronics, Inc. is a global leader in component distribution. The company stocks more than four billion components, making it one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components. Through its franchise and direct distribution lines, America II serves as a primary partner for all OEM and EMS customers. Headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida and with offices in the UK, Germany, China, Japan, Singapore and Mexico, the company also provides value-added services and inventory solutions from its ISO 9001:2008 and ESD-certified 420,000 square foot North American distribution facility.

Contact:

Anton Wurr, Marketing Director
America II Electronics
800-767-2637
awurr(at)americaii(dot)com

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