EnergyIndustrySouth-East European INDUSTRIAL Мarket - issue 3/2015

TAB is a manufacturer, exporter, importer and distributor of AGM VRLA solar and windpower batteries. The company’s portfolio also includes: lead calcium SLI automotive batteries, industrial batteries, heavy traction batteries, light traction batteries, etc.

TAB was established in 1965 as a subsidiary of Rudnik Mezica Holding. For the first 15 years TAB was a license partner of Tudor, Sweden. Nowdays, TAB is producing a wide range of lead acid flooded, VRLA AGM and VRLA gel batteries in three modern factories with a total of 900 employees.

In the first location in Zerjav, Slovenia, there is a recycling plant producing approx. 30,000 t of soft lead per year from 60,000 t of scrap and a factory for industrial batteries with annual capacity 1,5 mio pieces of TAB branded traction and stationary cells. The second location is in Crna na Koroskem, Slovenia, where there is a factory for starter batteries of TAB, Topla, Vesna and Starter Vesna brands with annual capacity of 2,0 - 2,5 mil pieces.

The company’s third factory is situated in Macedonia, Probishtip, with annual capacity of 1,0 - 1,5 mil pieces of starter batteries of Vesna and Starter Vesna brands and recycling plant producing approximately 5,000 t of soft lead per year from 10,000 t of scrap.