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Concorde® Battery Corporation is a manufacturer of premium quality lead-acid batteries. Present product lines include valve regulated sealed lead-acid batteries (VRSLA) for aircraft, marine, medical, telecommunications, emergency backup, and photovoltaic applications.


Concorde® has been manufacturing aircraft batteries for use by the U.S. Military since 1979. Concorde® has provided the Department of Defense with several hundred thousand military batteries manufactured to rigid quality requirements. Concorde® Batteries have been adopted by militaries worldwide including Canadian, British, Australian and Italian air forces.


Concorde® manufactures to a AS9100 and ISO 9001 Quality Management System and is fully qualified under FAA Parts Manufacturing Approval (PMA) and Technical Standard Order (TSO) authorization as a manufacturer of a full line of aircraft batteries for civil aviation. Original equipment batteries are supplied to American Champion, Airbus Helicopter, Aviat, Beechcraft, Bombardier / Learjet, Cessna, Columbia, Commander Aircraft, Dassault, Diamond, Enstrom Helicopter, Erickson Air Crane, Extra, Gippsland, Grobe, Gulfstream, Hawker Beechcraft, JetPROP, Liberty Aerospace, Maule, Micco, Mooney, Pilatus, Piper Aircraft, Robinson Helicopter, Scaled Composites, Schweizer, Seawind, Sino Swearingen, Slingsby Aviation, SOCATA, Twin Commander, Van's, Zlin, and other airframe manufacturers. The replacement market is supplied through distributors located worldwide.


The valve regulated aircraft battery provides customers with a maintenance free, non-spillable, high reliability product designed to replace existing nickel-cadmium and lead-acid designs. They have been adopted in aircraft such as the AV-8B, C-130, CH-47, CH-53, EA-6B, F/A-18, F-117A (Stealth), KC-135, UH-60 and V-22 to name a few. In many of these applications, the VRSLA battery is a direct replacement for maintenance intensive, expensive nickel-cadmium batteries. The valve regulated design offers the user a tremendous improvement over flooded lead-acid technology in the areas of vibration resistance, shock resistance, charge retention and cold temperature performance.


Concorde® valve regulated batteries of the Lifeline®, Chairman® and Sun Xtender® series are designed for marine, electric wheelchair, standby power and photovoltaic industries. These batteries incorporate many of the same design and quality features as the aircraft batteries therefore benefiting from aviation standards. Application specific design and features are built into each line.


Concorde® is committed to the proposition that the customer deserves the highest performing and best quality product. Our batteries are tailored to the application rather than making a designer engineer settle for what is available. It is this commitment to meeting customer needs that sets Concorde® apart.


The People:

People are the most important ingredient in the success of a company, and we are extremely fortunate to have many talented and experienced people working together as a team. The management group at Concorde® represents over one hundred fifty years of battery manufacturing experience. Our Research and Development, Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Marketing, Sales and Customer Service personnel are knowledgeable, friendly, and ready to meet any challenges of desiging, manufacturing and supplying a superior battery product line.


The Future:

It is our belief that there is a growing need for special purpose valve regulated sealed lead-acid batteries in such areas as main engine starting, inertial navigation systems, stand-by emergency lighting, energy storage, computer back-up, and motive power to mention a few. To manufacture quality VRSLA batteries requires exacting knowledge, expertise, and a commitment to quality. Concorde® has the knowledge, skill, people, and desire to produce the finest quality batteries.

Concorde's® research and development in the valve regulated sealed lead-acid battery continues to attract interest from military, marine, UPS, motive power, and medical equipment manufacturers and users. Continued effort from every level of management has contributed to our growth and success.


Growth and Facilities:

Concorde® Battery continues to meet the demands for specialized lead-acid batteries. For over 30 years manufacturing was done at a single facility 20 miles east of Los Angeles, California. To help meet the growing customer demand and gain geographical diversity, Concorde® Battery has opened a second facility 11 miles west of Atlanta, Georgia. The Georgia facility maintains the same high quality standards and processes as the California facility. In total both facilities will operate on over 21 acres. Concorde® Battery is always growing while improving facilities to keep up to date with an ever growing specialized lead-acid battery market.

 

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    West Covina, CA 91790
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