Base Batteries a leader in the power back-up industry in India, today unveiled Base ‘Robust’ – power back-up battery specially designed for critical applications. Base ‘Robust’ is powered by VRLA technology, rating from 7Ah to 100Ah are fully maintenance and zero fume batteries. They are manufactured with the latest Computer Control Battery Formation Technology, Base VRLA batteries can be used for powering ATM’s, Hospitals, Offices Servers, Railways, Telecom towers etc. These batteries are designed to sustain longer duration power backups, according to a company statement.
Speaking on the launch of this product, Girish Arora, MD and Founder Base Batteries said: “The launch of the new ‘Robust’ battery is testimony of our commitment, and has been designed keeping in mind the needs of our customers. Also, I brought this technology to India as a trader in 1987. Finally, manufacturing at my own plant 25 years later, brings great pride to the Base family”. The Robust battery is available all over the country.
Established in 1987, Base Corporation Limited has its head-office in Bangalore. Base Batteries is a TS16949, ISO-9001, and ISO-14001 certified company, and has its international offices in China and Dubai. In 2012-13, Base registered an annual turnover of Rs 897 crore and has an average growth rate of 30 percent y-o-y, making it the fourth largest battery brand in the aftermarket segment in the country.
New Greenfield plant
Base is building India’s largest greenfield battery manufacturing plant at Hosur in Tamil Nadu, which will be one of the largest in Southease Asia. This mega plant is spread over 235 acres and is built with an estimated cost of Rs 457 crore in its first phase and will be commissioned in March 2014. Base has its state-of-art manufacturing and R&D facility at Solan, Himachal Pradesh. The facility is spread over 30 acres and is surrounded by reserve forests and small rivers, the manufacturing plant is a unique mix of ecological ambience and next generation technology.
Base makes batteries from 2.5Ah to 200Ah for a varied range from two-wheelers, automotive, inverter, generator, UPS and solar. In fact Base has the distinction of being the first Indian battery manufacturer to have tailor-made a special battery for a F1 car.