Battery manufacturer Exide Technologies, a global provider of stored electrical energy solutions, is unveiling its new lithium technology at international logistics trade fair Logistica in the Netherlands from 5–7 November. Logistica features more than 150 sessions and around 200 exhibitors in the areas of material handling, intralogistics, robotics, automation, and more.
Exide is showcasing its next-generation Sonnenschein Lithium Material Handling Battery at the exhibition. This innovative product will be officially released in Q1 2020 and will be unveiled for the first time at Logistica. It offers unparalleled efficiency and runtime, advanced safety features, and exceptionally low total cost of ownership in material handling applications. An optional universal retrofitting communicator can be securely installed, presenting all relevant information through the standard forklift display.
Exide is also presenting GNB Fleet, the latest generation of its proven fleet management software, which will enter the market in Q1 2020. GNB Fleet, a pioneering cloud-based system, measures battery, charger and site data, offering easy-to-understand information on energy consumption, item availability, and uptime. It detects damaged batteries and chargers before they fail, allowing businesses to act preventatively and minimize downtime. The customer can access the cloud-based system on their device of choice.
Exide is also displaying its popular chargers at Logistica, including its 2100 HP Lithium Charger and 2100 HP Charger, which support multiple charging profiles, and enable both fast and opportunity charging of even the largest batteries. Exide’s climate-controlled 2100 Weatherproof Charger and 2100 Dustproof Charger, ideal for challenging outdoor environments, are also on show. Its lithium chargers are designed for Sonnenschein Lithium batteries and are GNB Fleet ready. Sonnenschein Lithium LTB, TENSOR, TENSOR xGEL, and Sonnenschein GF Y and GF V blocs are also being presented. Visit Exide in hall 3, stand B025.
“We’re delighted to appear at this year’s Logistica trade fair. We invite everyone to visit our stand, and take a look at the latest innovations from Exide,” said Fred Van Verseveld, Sales & Marketing Manager Benelux at Exide. “Sonnenschein Lithium Material Handling Battery will provide the lowest total cost of ownership for material handling applications, while GNB Fleet offers next-generation fleet management capabilities in the cloud.”