America II Electronics, Inc today announced it has entered into a franchise distribution agreement with GP Batteries. 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..
“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.