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23.05.2018

Rolf Beckers Honoured For His Life’s Work

Industry Association celebrates German Entrepreneur

f.l.t.r.: Hal Hawk, BCI President and President of Crown Battery Company with Rolf Beckers, Founder and Owner of Digatron Power Electronics

(Tucson, Arizona, May 2018) Battery Council International (BCI) presented the „50th Year Award“ to German business founder and entrepreneur Rolf Beckers at this year’s BCI Convention in Tucson, Arizona.

Rolf Beckers founded his company Digatron 50 years ago as a twenty-year-old in a workshop of his parents‘ house. Over the course of half a century Digatron expanded with four manufacturing sites on four continents, about 14 global offices and about 300 employees. Ever since Digatron’s foundation, the battery industry (manufacturers and integrators) has been the sole focus of Beckers’ professional life. Today, Digatron is one of the oldest active businesses in Germany that is still owned by its founder.