Palmetto Battery Specialist and Battery Tree join Continental Battery Systems

May 10, 2022

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We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Palmetto Battery Specialist, in Greenville, South Carolina, and Battery Tree in Kernersville, North Carolina. Welcome to the Continental Battery Systems (CBS) family! 

“Everyone on the Battery Specialists and Battery Tree teams is very excited to join the Continental Battery Systems family. Together we will be able to offer the best products and the best service in the industry to our customers. Our goal is to be the best battery distribution network in the world.” states Ed Safee, President of Battery Specialist Inc. 

"We are excited to welcome Battery Specialist and Battery Tree locations and personnel to the growing Continental Battery Systems network and family.  Ed and the team have done a great job of building a strong battery company in the Carolinas that focuses on core products similar to CBS.  Together, we will be the strongest presence in this market to deliver the highest customer service offering and bring tremendous value to our customers.” states Eric Royse, CEO of Continental Battery Systems.

About Continental Battery Systems

Initially started in 1932, Continental Battery Systems remains committed to the principles and ethics upon which it was founded. Sharing proven, respected values for exceptional customer service, ultimate quality, and product preeminence, Continental Battery Systems has emerged as the front runner for the highest quality and largest assortment of batteries and accessories via a network of leading channels within the U.S. and parts of Canada.

Expanding to more than 200 branches, Continental Battery Systems has a distribution network of more than 30,000 dealer locations. Continental Battery Systems' global headquarters are located at 8585 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas which is less than two miles from the original location where they started 90 years ago.