Varta AG was founded in 1887 by Adolf Müller in Hagen and is now headquartered in Elwangen.

About Varta

The VARTA AG Group currently employs almost 4,800 people.
With five production and manufacturing facilities in Europe and Asia as well as sales centers in Asia, Europe and the USA, the operational subsidiaries of VARTA AG are currently active in over 75 countries worldwide.

VARTA AG produces and markets a comprehensive battery portfolio from micro batteries, household batteries, energy storage systems to customer-specific battery solutions for a variety of applications and, as a technology leader, sets industry standards in important areas.
As the parent company of the group, it is active in the business segments "Lithium-Ion Solutions & Microbatteries" and "Household Batteries".

The “Lithium-Ion Solutions & Microbatteries” segment focuses on the micro-battery, lithium-ion CoinPower, lithium-ion round cells (lithium-ion large cells) and lithium-ion battery pack business. Through intensive research and development, VARTA sets global standards in many areas of lithium-ion technology and micro batteries, making it a recognized innovation leader in the important growth markets for lithium-ion technology and for primary hearing aid batteries.

The "Household Batteries segment" includes the battery business for end customers, including household batteries, rechargeable batteries, chargers, portable power (power banks) and lights, as well as energy storage.

German technology through own research and development

The Varta AG companies consistently invest in the research and development of new technologies for product and system innovations, as well as in new production lines and quality assurance.
The Innovation Tower in Ellwangen has 200 employees and focuses on material and structural research, the conversion and storage of energy (light, heat, vibration, etc.), as well as the areas of nano-technology, fuel cells and printed batteries.

The VARTA brand essence

The VARTA brand core "Empowering Independence" has shaped VARTA since the beginning of the 130-year company history, which has already taken our battery cells on the most exciting missions in human history.
Be it the first moon landing or pioneering expeditions to the North Pole – when reliability and energy were required, people relied on VARTA's energy.



VARTA-Platz 1
73479 Ellwangen

Tel: +49 7961 921 0
Fax: +49 7961 921 2553
E-mail: [email protected]


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