East Penn Manufacturing Co., one of the largest, privately-held battery manufacturers in the world, has recently opened up a Distribution Center in Salt Lake City.

The 160,000 sq. ft. operation will help the company better serve customers in the Western United States with its high quality battery products.

“It’s no secret that Salt Lake City is a strategic hub for the transportation of goods so we are excited to be there,” said Harry Ziff, East Penn’s Vice President of Corporate Logistics. “We are also looking for more good people to join our East Penn family in this location. We look forward to partnering with Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic Development to let potential candidates know that we are a great place to work with highly competitive benefits and wages.”eastpenn

East Penn has a long history of retaining long-term employees – more than 30% of its workforce has over a decade of service. The company has been ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in PA for 16 years.

East Penn is a leading manufacturer of high quality lead-acid batteries and accessories for the automotive, commercial, marine, motive power, UPS, and telecommunication markets. The company’s quality and environmental systems for its entire 520-acre manufacturing complex in PA have been certified to ISO 9001:2008, ISO/TS 16949:2009, and ISO 14001:2015 requirements. For more information, visit the company website at www.dekabatteries.com.