Originally named Manchester Batteries, the company first started trading in Abergele, North Wales and remained in the Pemberton family until 2009. During that period the company grew steadily, establishing itself as a business committed to providing its customers with top quality products that are supported by exceptional customer service. In 2009 Roger Pemberton retired as Manbat’s managing director and Steve Sheppard took the helm as the company started a new era under the ownership of the Eco-Bat Technologies group.


Manbat is founded by Harry Pemberton and starts trading from Turnpike Cottages in Abergele, North Wales.


Numax is introduced onto the market.


Roger Pemberton retires as Managing Director of Manbat and Steve Sheppard takes over. Eco-Bat Technologies takes ownership and Manbat sign a 10 year licencing contract for the Lucas brand.


Compass Batteries is purchased by Manbat.


Battery Power Systems is acquired by Manbat and along with Compass Batteries are combined to create the Manbat Industrial Division


HEFRA join the Eco-Bat Technologies Group.


Manbat acquire Powercell into the Industrial Division.


Manbat U.K, Manbat France and HEFRA rebrand to Ecobat Battery Technologies.


Became prime UK distributor for Exide.

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