Motive Power Division Receives Prominent Industry Award from MHEDA
January 13, 2016

East Penn has earned the prestigious MVS (Most Valuable Supplier) Award for 2016. The MVS Award is granted by the industry’s trade association, MHEDA (Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association). This newly initiated Award recognizes companies who have demonstrated an exemplary…


Latest EPA Statistics Confirm Lead-Acid Batteries as the Most Recycled Product in the U.S.A.

July 6, 2015
In the June 2015 Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report titled Advancing Sustainable Materials Management: 2013 Fact Sheet, assessing disposal and recycling trends in the U.S.A., the EPA compared recycling rates for a multitude of products and materials. It found that the recycling rate of lead-acid batteries is the highest of all consumer products.

Since day one, East Penn Manufacturing has made safe recycling an everyday practice. This continuous commitment has made us the most progressive manufacturer in environmental protection in the entire industry. Through our state-of-the-art recycling procedures, virtually 100% of our battery components (lead, plastic & acid) are recycled.


East Penn Welcomes Bjorkman Industrial Power Corporation to the Motive Power Family
November 16, 2015

East Penn is pleased to announce a new partnership with Bjorkman Industrial Power Corporation (BIP), headquartered in Weymouth, MA.  BIP will become part of the Network representing Deka motive power batteries.   BIP will be the exclusive Deka Motive Power representative…


East Penn Manufacturing is deeply saddened to announce that DeLight E. Breidegam, Jr., Chairman Emeritus and Founder of East Penn Manufacturing, passed away on September 9, 2015. DeLight started East Penn with his father, DeLight Sr., in 1946. He laid the foundational groundwork that has made East Penn the company that it is today. There’s no doubt that he will be deeply missed, but his legacy continues to live on. In the areas we work, in the products we make, and the customers we serve, East Penn will continue to honor DeLight by being committed to his dream and inspired by his vision.