The History of Uniross

Uniross has been the rechargeable power specialist since 1968.

We design, manufacture and distribute standard and dedicated rechargeable batteries and battery chargers for digital cameras, digital video, mp3 players, electronic toys and a host of other devices. Today, Uniross is one of the world leaders and currently holds the n°1 position in Europe, India and South Africa and n°2 in China and the overall Far Eastern market. With a worldwide presence in more than 70 countries, Uniross is the rechargeable power specialists.

1968: Creation of the company in Bristol, UK

1992: Acquisition of Uniross by Saft, a subsidiary of Alcatel

1992-1995: Creation of branches in France and Italy

2001: Saft managers buy Uniross from Saft/Alcatel and the Head Office is transferred to France. Creation of Uniross Batteries GmbH, in Frankfurt (Germany)

2002: Creation of Uniross Batteries (Hong Kong) Ltd

2003: Creation of Uniross Batteries Corp, in Boston (USA) Creation of Uniross Shanghai (China) Creation of Zhongshan Uniross Industry Co Ltd, in Xiaolan (China) Acquisition of Uniross Batteries (PTY) Ltd, in Pretoria (South Africa)

2003: Production starts in China plant

2005: Uniross sets up in Australia

2006: Stock exchange introduction on Paris Euronext Acquisition of the North American Battery Company (NABC - USA)

2007: Acquisition of Multiplier Industries Corp. (USA) Creation of Uniross India

2009: Eveready Industries India Ltd invested in Uniross and became substantial stakeholders

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