Prettl takes over Johnson Matthey Battery Systems

Acquisition of Johnson Matthey Battery Systems and development of the lithium-ion battery systems business model

In order to strengthen competitiveness, develop new business and customer potential and offer customers more comprehensive solutions in the rapidly growing market for intelligent, battery-operated products, the Prettl group is developing this business model.

True to our motto WE ARE ECOPRENEURS, this acquisition is exactly the right step and thus strengthens the PRETTL GoZero sustainability initiative.

Johnson Matthey Battery Systems has a 25-year company history. The company develops, designs and produces advanced lithium-ion battery systems for various applications such as e-bikes, AGVs & AMRs, industrial cleaning equipment and power tools. The production facility is located in Gliwice in the Katowice Special Economic Zone (KSSE) in Poland.

As part of the takeover, the company Johnson Matthey Battery Systems must be renamed. In order to maintain proximity to the established brand, the company will now operate under the name EMBS.

The takeover was completed on May 1, 2024.

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