First National Battery has been manufacturing batteries since 1931.

1931 – The first batteries were manufactured by First National Battery in South Africa
1969 – Merger with Raylite
1976 – Merger with Chloride
1990 – First National Battery becomes a registered trademark
1995 – The company is bought and wholly owned by Metair Investments
1995 – First lead smelter becomes operational
1999 – First National Battery acquires Darmag Plastic Plant
2001 – A dedicated industrial plant is opened
2009 – AGM battery produced
2011 – Extremely vibration resistant truck battery launched
2012 – Li-ion Miner’s Cap Lamp launched
Products Products
First National Battery manufactures a wide range of battery products across diverse industries.
Recycling Recycling
We at First National Battery are committed to our Environmental Management System. Through effective documentation, implementation and maintenance, we minimise potential environmental impacts during design, manufacturing, distribution and recycling activities.
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Toll free 0800 112 600
Telephone +27 11 741 3600
Fax +27 11 421 1625
Email marketing@battery.co.za
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