List of products by brand EXIDE
Exide Technologies, world leader in the production of batteries for the automotive and industrial sectors (stationary and traction)More
Exide Technologies is an American manufacturer of lead-acid batteries, including automotive batteries and industrial batteries. Its four global business groups (Transportation Americas, Transportation Europe and Rest of World, Industrial Power Americas, and Industrial Power Europe and Rest of World) provide stored electrical energy products and services.
Exide's global headquarters are located in Milton, Georgia. It has both manufacturing and recycling plants. The former are located throughout the U.S., Pacific Rim, Europe and Australia. Recycling plants are located in Canon Hollow, which is north of Forest City, Missouri, and Muncie, Indiana. Two former recycling plants in Frisco, Texas and Vernon, California have been closed in 2012 and 2013.The plants in Reading, Pennsylvania and Baton Rouge, Louisiana have also been closed.
Exide has a controversial record and history in many of the U.S. communities where they operate or used to operate[which?] including stories of environmental contamination, excessive emissions of toxic particulates and public health and safety violations. Exide products and batteries are distributed and sold throughout the United States by a number of companies including: Jiffy Lube, Tractor Supply Company, Home Depot, Dick's Sporting Goods, Camping World, American Tire Depot, BJ's Wholesale Club, Menards, and Discount Tire Centers.
In light of Exide Technologies' environmental and safety record in the U.S., some residents in communities[which?] where Exide operates are questioning[vague] Exide's partners and distributors about their corporate responsibility and culpability in selling Exide's products when millions of dollars in cleanup costs for Exide's role in toxic contamination in California, Texas and Pennsylvania are outstanding.