About – Rahimafrooz

Rahimafrooz

Rahimafrooz was founded in 1954 as a pioneer in the Bangladeshi battery industry. Rahimafrooz Storage Power Business (RSPB) is the core business of the Group, with leadership in the local and some international markets. As the leading supplier of lead acid batteries in Bangladesh with the latest technology of batteries, RSPB serves the most extensive network of dealers and retailers. It is the only company that has batteries to offer for every segment in the industry. RSPB produces a complete range of products ranging from 2.5 Ah to 3000 Ah, for applications primarily in Automotive, Inverters, Solar, Marine, Traction and Telecoms. With exports starting in 1992, GLOBATT, VOLTA, IGNUS, and DELTA have taken RSPB across global frontiers. RSPB enjoys a presence in over 70+ global markets, with domination in some key APAC, SAARC, and Middle Eastern markets. Rahimafrooz had pioneered in bringing the conventional Dry Charge technology in automotive and Industrial in the 1960s, followed by Maintenance Free (MF) technology in 2009. RSPB continues to be the only MF battery manufacturer in Bangladesh and has continued to hold its pioneering position through recent technological developments including the Enhanced Flooded Batteries (EFB) for Start-Stop, OPzV for Industrial, and the completely sealed Valve Regulated Lead Acid (VRLA) batteries for both starting and deep cycle applications.

RSPB Milestones

Rahimafrooz batteries deliver an optimal combination of power and durability. The high-quality performance of the batteries is guaranteed by ensuring that every critical function of the batteries is tested using the most advanced technology. Facilities at the factories include modern production machinery and testing facilities with complete air treatment systems and innovative lead recycling infrastructures. Key processes are computer controlled, guaranteeing accuracy and quality. 

Rahimafrooz Globatt Ltd – The RGL factory is equipped with modern SLI battery manufacturing facilities for which raw materials are sourced from Korea, Singapore, Australia and Europe. With a production capacity of 1.5 million units per year, this plant is one the largest battery export plant in South Asia.

Rahimafrooz Batteries Ltd – RBL’s modern manufacturing plant is also equipped with lead-recycling management system. The plant has the capacity to manufacture over a 2.5 million battery units per annum for automotive and other applications.

Rahimafrooz Accumulators Ltd – RAL is equipped to manufacture 330 million Amp. Hour of tubular industrial batteries using low maintenance and VRLA technologies in 2V, 6V and 12V units, catering to motive, traction, stationary and other backup applications.

Our Values

Manufacturing Facilities

We use Canadian based Cominco line’s expanded grid technology to produce negative grids for our MF/SMF batteries. We use only superior quality lead calcium alloy to produce the grids, which are pasted using Super MAC machine of USA. After pasting, plates are sent to vacuum dryer for surface drying and stacking for next processing.

Our modernized COS (Cast –On- Strap) machine has four working stations with rotary table which speeds up the assembly process and ensures high quality group building. This automated machine is capable to handle COS for both central lug and lateral lug position and can manage the variations of strap thickness. It ensures stronger strap than the thinner gas-burnt conventional group building and reduce the lever action movement resulting from the road shock.

Our pressure die casting machine ensures flawless & high-pressure casted spine for Industrial battery. It also makes sure of high operational life using superfine void-free grain structure under the quick rate of discharge. Our specialized paste recipe facilitates high charge acceptance and reduces recharging time.

Our injection molding facilities produce all the major containers required to assemble batteries. Superior quality of Polypropylene (PP) granules from Lyondell Basell, Korea and Exxon Mobil, Singapore are used as raw material. Each injection machine is operated by advanced PLC and comes with individual cooling facility for molds.

The assembled batteries are taken to formation tanks to charge the batteries in circulating water cooling system. We use advanced current transducers for the DC current to ensure high stability of battery formation for each battery. The conversion of lead dioxide after charging is over 95%.

Our Quality Assurance laboratory inspects quality of incoming raw materials, in-process semi-finished products and components and 100% finished products before releasing for delivery. The laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art equipment sourced from renowned makers of the world. The chemical laboratory is equipped with advanced titration and separation mechanism to test primarily the capacity, CCA, RC, Charge Retention tests of all batteries.

Our Factories are highly equipped with Air Treatment and Effluent Treatment plant to keep our environment green & safe. Our ATP and ETP facilities are design for treating the industrial waste water and air for its reuse or safe disposal to the environment.

The factory has built a modern warehouse with access pathway for trucks and container transport. The warehouse provides ample space for storage, sorting, loading and unloading of finished goods and raw materials for a complete packaging solution.

Special Awards

Mr. Niaz Rahim, Group Director, receiving Social Initiative Award from Honorable Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE, Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, during Global Economic Summit in 2015.

Ms. Nadia Rahim receiving The Ashden Award for Sustainable Energy in 2006 from H.E. Prince Charles, UK.

Mr. Munawar Moin, Director, receiving National Export (Gold Award) Trophy for the fiscal year 2010-11 from Honorable Prime Minister of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina, for extraordinary contribution towards the export sector of Bangladesh. Rahimafrooz has also received the same award back in 2001-02.

Mr. Feroz Rahim, Group Managing Director, receiving the prestigious “Green Business” award from the Finance Minister, A.M.A Muhith given by Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (MCCI).

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