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EnerSys® Products Now Part of Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A.’s STARLIFT Parts Program

READING, Pa., Nov. 01, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EnerSys® (NYSE: ENS), the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, and Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A. (TMHU), the leader in material handling and industrial lift equipment, have announced that EnerSys battery and charger solutions for material handling applications will available in the STARLIFT Parts Program beginning November 1, 2018.

The STARLIFT Parts Program serves as a one-stop-shop of high-quality parts for all makes of forklifts, sweepers, scrubbers, personnel carriers, aerial work platforms, tow tractors and other material handling equipment. Available at Toyota lift truck dealerships throughout North America, STARLIFT’s high-quality, non-Toyota Genuine parts are sourced from the nation’s leading industrial equipment parts suppliers and consistently meet or exceed industry standards.

“At EnerSys, we’ve been supporting TMHU and the TMHU dealer network with products that exceed industry standards for many years, so our battery and chargers are a perfect fit for the STARLIFT Parts Program,” said Chad Uplinger, Vice President Motive Power Americas, EnerSys. “Along with providing TMHU end-users easy access to our products, our participation in the STARLIFT program represents a key first step toward the development of more collaborative power solutions with TMHU.”  

“TMHU and EnerSys share several core values and attributes, including premium products, a reputation for quality and the industry’s best coverage,” said Bret Bruin, Director of Aftermarket Operations, Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. “Today, the addition of EnerSys aligns with TMHU’s vision and goals to provide the Dealer network with a complete product offering of quality STARLIFT products. Moving forward, we hope to work with EnerSys even more closely on integrated battery and charger technologies.”

To help support its product launch for the STARLIFT program, EnerSys recently attended TMHU’s National Parts, Service, and CSS Manager’s meeting in Orlando, Florida where the company showcased their product to approximately 300 attendees at the STARLIFT Vendor show and lead a breakout session to train and educate on products and available sales tools.

For more information on EnerSys and its full line of products, systems and support, visit www.enersys.com.

ABOUT ENERSYS®
EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes reserve power and motive power batteries, battery chargers, power equipment, battery accessories and outdoor equipment enclosure solutions to customers worldwide. Motive power batteries and chargers are utilized in electric forklift trucks and other commercial electric powered vehicles. Reserve power batteries are used in the telecommunication and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications requiring stored energy solutions including medical, aerospace and defense systems. Outdoor equipment enclosure products are utilized in the telecommunication, cable, utility, transportation industries and by government and defense customers. The company also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers from over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world.

ABOUT TOYOTA MATERIAL HANDLING, U.S.A.

Proudly manufactured in the United States, Toyota Industrial Equipment offers a full line of material handling solutions including forklifts, automated guided vehicles, fleet management services, aerial work platforms and tow tractors, along with advanced automation engineering and design. Toyota Forklifts are backed by proven product support from an industry-leading network of dealers who offer a broad range of resources including: factory-trained service technicians, Toyota Genuine Parts and the STARLIFT parts program, maintenance plans, safety solutions and flexible financing packages through Toyota Commercial Finance. Toyota’s commitment to quality, reliability and customer satisfaction, the hallmark of the Toyota Production System, extends throughout more than 230 locations in North America. For more information, visit ToyotaForklift.com.

Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
This press release and oral statements made regarding the subjects of this release, contains forward-looking statements, within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, or the Reform Act, which may include, but are not limited to, statements regarding EnerSys' earnings estimates, plans, objectives, expectations, intentions and other statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts, including statements identified by words such as "believe," "plan," "seek," "expect," "intend," "estimate," "anticipate," "will," and similar expressions. All statements addressing operating performance, events, or developments that EnerSys expects or anticipates will occur in the future, including statements relating to sales growth, earnings or earnings per share growth, and market share, as well as statements expressing optimism or pessimism about future operating results, are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Reform Act. The forward-looking statements are based on management's current views and assumptions regarding future events and operating performance, and are inherently subject to significant business, economic, and competitive uncertainties and contingencies, satisfying conditions and obligations contained in contracts and changes in circumstances, many of which are beyond EnerSys' control. The statements in this press release are made as of the date of this press release, even if subsequently made available by EnerSys on its website or otherwise. EnerSys does not undertake any obligation to update or revise these statements to reflect events or circumstances occurring after the date of this press release.

Although EnerSys does not make forward-looking statements unless it believes it has a reasonable basis for doing so, EnerSys cannot guarantee their accuracy. The foregoing factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in these forward-looking statements. For a list of other factors which could affect EnerSys' results, including earnings estimates, see EnerSys' filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, "Item 7. Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations," including "Forward-Looking Statements," set forth in EnerSys' Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2018. No undue reliance should be placed on any forward-looking statements.

For more information, contact Thomas O'Neill, Vice President and Treasurer, EnerSys, P.O. Box 14145, Reading, PA

19612-4145, USA. Tel: 610-236-4040 or by emailing investorrelations@enersys.com; Web site: www.enersys.com.

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