MK Battery provides the highest quality and most environmentally responsible sealed battery solutions for specialized deep-cycle and standby power applications. We take pride in our dedicated people and in our total commitment to offering the most reliable products, world-class service and support, and maximum overall value to the diverse markets we serve.
MK Battery is one of the largest sealed lead acid battery suppliers in North America due to our total commitment to the following principles:
Whether your application requires extended cycle life, long duration at low rates of discharge, minimal recharge time or maximum high-rate performance, MK Battery supplies only the highest quality batteries available anywhere. Our batteries are manufactured to the highest standards to assure that we are delivering to you the most effective technology for your unique requirements. "A battery is just a battery" does not apply here.
"Ship fresh inventory within 24 hours from the nearest point to our customer while providing worry-free spent battery disposal." This is the MK Battery service axiom. Consequently, we ship our products from more than 50 locations in North America, with additional facilities and distributors worldwide. Concerning recycling, MK Battery can assist with proper spent battery disposal through legally approved smelters. That is critical for you because hazardous waste disposal laws place heavy penalties on offenders. In summary, MK Battery understands the needs of our various markets and delivers quality products whenever and wherever they are needed.
MK Battery is growing rapidly because we specialize in providing only the highest quality products to emerging sealed battery markets. Moreover, because of our narrow focus on sealed batteries and these niche applications, we can offer you expertise in these areas that very few of our competitors will match. Finally, you can expect our total commitment to keep you safely at the forefront of high-quality battery technology with the most responsive service.
KCM Marketing, Inc. d/b/a MK Battery, markets sealed batteries to specialty, niche markets. The company sells its products through O.E.M.'s, distributors and dealers to the following markets:
» Home Health Care
» Biomedical/Medical Device
MK Battery was founded by Mark Kettler and Mark Wels in January 1983 and incorporated in August 1984, as a California "C"- type corporation. The company has over 100 employees including Mark Wels who continues to manage the company as President. MK Battery was acquired by East Penn Mfg. Co. Inc., Lyon Station, PA, in September 1995, and operates as a wholly-owned subsidiary of East Penn. In January 2002 MK Battery opened its first direct sales and distribution branch in Europe, located in Kettering, Northamptonshire, England. A second European branch opened in March 2005 in Arnhem, The Netherlands and, in 2009, the company opened offices and distribution in Sydney, Australia to service the Asia Pacific region.
Headquartered in Anaheim, CA, MK Battery now operates 20 distribution centers in the USA, six in Europe, and one in Australia, out of which we deploy a fleet of route delivery trucks. Each distribution center is staffed by MK Battery personnel. Additionally, East Penn Mfg. Co. (DEKA) provides warehouse services to MK Battery in numerous other USA locations. East Penn Canada, East Penn owned, markets MK Battery's brand names in Canada and supports MK Battery with inventory in multiple locations throughout Canada. Consequently, MK Battery has one of the most extensive distribution systems for sealed batteries in all of North America and throughout much of the world. As such, MK Battery brands are proudly sold and distributed on all seven continents.