Two Melbourne, Florida businesses recently teamed up in a supplier agreement with Oakridge Global Energy Solutions Inc. (OGES) to provide next-generation batteries for unmanned maritime vessels to Maritime Tactical Systems Inc. (MARTAC).
“Oakridge is an incredible company to work with,” MARTAC President/CEO Bruce Hanson said. ”Their engineering team reviewed our applications and immediately started work on a fantastic solution that exceeded our expectations and strengthened our product offerings.”
MARTAC manufactures Man-Portable Tactical Autonomous Systems (MANTAS), vehicles able to exceed 75 mph. They can be deployed in diverse industry sectors from mining and harbor security to search and rescue, anti-piracy efforts, and more.
“This is an outstanding local company that develops and produces highly innovative and exciting game-changing products with very important strategic applications,” Steve Barber, OGES executive chairman and CEO, said. “We are pleased to provide batteries for their products and welcome the opportunity to work together. These products are absolutely best in class.”
Oakridge Global Energy Solutions is an integrated energy storage solutions company utilizing state-of-the-art technology in the design and production of top-quality cells, batteries, and energy storage systems.
“It is absolutely wonderful to have a strong lithium battery manufacturing facility in the U.S.,” Hanson said. “We look forward to a long and successful relationship with the Oakridge team.”