East Penn Manufacturing was honored with the Future Vision Award presented by MAC Engineering on September 29, 2004. The Future Vision Award recognizes East Penn for its commitment to continuous improvements in battery manufacturing technology and its partnership in exploring new processes and methods.
MAC has been supplying East Penn for over 25 years with battery manufacturing equipment including pasting, plate preparatory and stacking machines, cast on strap systems, and flash dry and hydroset ovens. MAC has always been committed to delivering reliable engineering concepts and cost-effective solutions to East Penn’s automation and ergonomic objectives. These improvements have enabled East Penn to remain at the forefront of innovative manufacturing technology.
This award is a tribute to all East Penn employees and their dedication towards technological change and continuous improvement which benefits not only the entire company, but also the worldwide battery industry.
East Penn is a leading manufacturer of high quality lead-acid batteries and accessories for the automotive, industrial, marine, telecommunications, commercial, and stationary markets. The company’s quality systems for its entire 480-acre complex have been certified to ISO 9001:2000 and ISO/TS 16949:2002 requirements. The company’s Wire and Cable division has been certified to ISO 14001 Environmental Management System requirements. The company claims to have the largest, most modern single-site manufacturing facility in the world. For more information contact East Penn Manufacturing Co., Inc., Lyon Station, PA 19536 or visit the company web site at www.dekabatteries.com.