Raymond and Electrovaya reach strategic supply agreement
By Plant MagazineGeneral Energy agreement battery supply
Electrovaya to supply battery systems to Raymond as part of firm’s Energy Essentials product line
Electrovaya Inc. and The Raymond Corp. announced that they have completed a strategic agreement for the supply of battery systems for Raymond’s Energy Essentials Battery line.
The agreement provides Raymond with exclusively distributed Raymond branded lithium-ion batteries that are UL 2580 Listed and compatible with most class I, II and III Raymond lift trucks. The battery systems utilize the latest Electrovaya NMC Ceramic lithium-ion battery technologies and provide a full integration with the Raymond vehicles.
“Our decision to collaborate with Electrovaya as a strategic supplier followed many months of rigorous engineering and testing activities. Energy Essentials distributed by Raymond enables a complete and unique integration between the truck and battery, giving full visibility to operational data elements including state-of-charge” said Jennifer de Souza, senior director of energy solutions, procurement and leasing for The Raymond Corp. “Engineered to excel in tough material handling applications, these lithium-ion solutions provide our customers with significant productivity enhancements, including increased uptime and reduced electricity costs.”
“We are excited with the advancement of our relationship with The Raymond Corporation and this agreement supersedes our existing 2019 sales agreement. These battery systems, when paired with Raymond material handling equipment, have the potential to increase energy and greenhouse emission savings for customers, especially those with multi-shift operations.” added Rajshekar Das Gupta, VP technology and business development, at Electrovaya.