We are driven by sustainability
As the biggest producer of consumer batteries with production located in Europe, APS wants to take its responsibility with sustainable development goals in a green world. Our future is plastic-free, runs on renewable energy sources, has a lower carbon footprint and minimizes water consumption. Take a look how we turn these words into action.
Facts & Figures
2 production sites
Besides our sales office in Belgium, we have 2 production sites in Tessenderlo (BE) and Gniezno (PL).
All our dedicated employees have a strong passion for batteries and energy storage.
We deliver our products with utmost care to customers from all european countries!
Where we operate
APS is headquartered in Brussels with a shared service center in Warsaw and two production plants. The Belgian plant specializes in Alkaline production, while the Polish plant has both an Alkaline and Zinc lines, and also produces special packaging. APS supplies approximately 2-3 batteries per year to each of the 450 million Europeans.
What is our history?
The Advanced Power Solutions plant in Tessenderlo, Belgium is a world-renowned producer of alkaline batteries, with a history dating back to 1970 when it began producing Zinc/Carbon batteries as part of Panasonic Batteries Europe. Today, our main activity is the development, production, and packaging of alkaline batteries, while employing over 400 employees committed to high-quality, technologically advanced production.
Sustainability is a core value, as evidenced by our 30% reduction in energy consumption over the past 5 years and the use of a windmill for 40% of our electricity needs, as well as a 50% decrease in water consumption through initiatives such as recycling purified wastewater in the production process.
The Advanced Power Solutions plant in Gniezno is well known for its production of Zinc Carbon and Alkaline batteries. The Gniezno plant has a rich a history dating back to 1993 and is fueled by 350 employees. Our plant in Poland takes care of the production, development and packaging of Zinc Carbon and Alkaline batteries. Besides that, we also take care of packaging specialty batteries. Our goal is to deliver a superior battery that addresses the expected customer needs and exceeds them. Highly automated production, based on the latest sustainable technologies, gives high precision and accuracy to our battery manufacturing process to meet customer’s needs while making use of green energy. We strive to be unbeatable in terms of manufacturing capability, quality, reliability without neglecting cost efficiency.
With courage at the core of our spirit, we constantly challenge the status quo and seek new ways to grow.
These are the values we strongly believe in
To reinforce our mission and vision to energize the world easily, safely and sustainably, away from any plug, we strongly believe in the following values:
- Consumer-focused, providing better products at a fair price.
- Committed to operational excellence, long-term thinking, and cost leadership, always delivering our best and holding ourselves accountable.
- Driven by courage to challenge the status quo and drive growth for our company and each other.
- Strongly dedicated to continuously improving our production and supply chain to become carbon neutral by 2030.
- Fostering a culture of belonging, curiosity, and partnership to drive success for us and our brands.