About ECOBAT Battery

ECOBAT Battery Technologies is a division of the ECOBAT Technologies Group a c$3 billion company which operates throughout Europe. ECOBAT employs more than 3,500 skilled employees worldwide. The company operates from 29 manufacturing sites in Europe, the United States and South Africa, together with a number of depots and other distribution outlets.

Our Battery Distribution Division has a turnover more than £125 million and is the largest importer and distributor of batteries in the UK.

Industrial Battery Division

Historically an automotive lead business it has over recent years invested and developed an industrial division. The Industrial division provides service, battery change systems, batteries and chargers to the OEM and replacement markets.

Industrial-Battery-DivisionThe automotive division is engaged in the supply of OEM and OES battery products and supply c1.4m batteries annually. Principally to the car, commercial vehicle, leisure and motorcycle sectors commanding around 25% of the independent aftermarket volumes.

Ecobat’s closed loop for lead acid batteries begins and ends with specialist ECOBAT group member companies which collect, transport and store waste lead acid batteries and battery powered appliances ready for recycling. The core material from these products is used by our smelters to manufacture the highest quality lead and lead alloys.

Our other operational facilities use other products derived from our lead recycling operations to produce a range of industrial products. Our Battery Distribution Group supply & service product to O.E and replacement markets, which also take back waste items for recycling.

More than 80% of our lead production is pure lead, which involved the manufacture of refined lead from waste lead sources. In recycling lead acid batteries, the ECOBAT operations reach a best-case recycling efficiency of more than 99.97%.

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  • 80% of the lead used in our production process is recycled.
  • We provide our customers with specialist on-site industrial battery advice.
  • We are the UK’s largest independent supplier of industrial power product and services.
  • Our network of warehouses and engineers across the UK allows us to provide an Expert Local Service on a National basis.

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"Your customer support team continue to be of enormous help to us and thank you for making the battery process as painless as possible! Thanks for your help with this account, excellent team effort."

Ros at Hako

"Was stuck outside doing this job in the pouring rain, it is also a difficult place to get too. He didn't moan and just got on with the job and was a pleasure to have on site."


Fitting on behalf of Doosan

"Very helpful and professional, overall excellent service. "


Udaler Farm

"Above and beyond, thank you very much "


Stapletons Tyres

"Really nice, thank you "



"Having used Ecobat for 99% of our battery and charger issues in the North East of England and Cumbria, they will try and get out the same day, if not, it’s the next day, very good quick service will definitely recommend to colleagues and other Linde companies"

Linda Tallentire


"Ecobat provide an excellent service, often assisting us with tight lead times, quick response along with excellent products. "

Ian Rampton BEng Robert Reather

CEO Directors, Pallet Truck Services Ltd

"Lift Safe have used Ecobat for many years as our supplier of choice for industrial deep cycle batteries. Their service & delivery is second to none."

David Redfern

General Manager, Lift Safe Ltd

"We have received only positive feedback on the new Rapid Charge batteries. Thanks to the short recharge time our customers receive greater productivity from their equipment."

William Crane

Hugh Crane

"Fast response rate, quality work & products, highly skilled engineers and a great customer services team. These are only some of the reasons why we have had such a longstanding relationship with Ecobat. "

Mitesh Pindoria

Bestway Wholesale Ltd

Lead Acid Battery Recycling

Recycling-commercial-batteriesAs the world’s largest producer and recycler of lead ECOBAT is currently the only global company offering a closed recycling loop for lead-acid batteries. The business activities include smelters, finished products, battery distribution, battery logistic services and installation and maintenance package to ensure your lead acid batteries perform and any old batteries are recycled.

Our end to end cycle means that we look after the whole process from collection of old batteries right through to using the lead in the production of new batteries.

The Ecobat Promise

We provide our customers with specialist on-site industrial battery advice, a wide choice of industrial power storage products and a single source for battery installation, maintenance and repair.

World’s largest producer of lead (840,000 tonnes/p.a.)
Over 3,500 skilled employees
QM system certified to quality standard ISO 9001 & ISO 45001
29 facilities located in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, South Africa, United Kingdom and United States