The Continental Batteries Story

As a reliable battery distributor since 1932, Continental Battery still stands on the same principles and ethics it was founded on.  Our customer relationships have allowed us to embrace tremendous growth, expanding to 52 Nationwide branches and allowing for distribution to over 20,000 dealer locations. Wholesale and retail resources remain our greatest priority! We look forward to serving you for the next century to come!

Our Foundation

Continental Battery was founded in 1932 by Ralph McCann. McCann recognized the growing battery industry and the tremendous potential of its future. Three generations of McCanns helped create a company known throughout the nation for its commitment to its customers. 

Our Growth 

In 2018, Continental Battery began undertaking a large expansion under the leadership of a new executive team. This influential team has succeeded in significant growth of Continental Battery Family of Companies. Our team now includes more than 50 company-owned distribution centers and a network of 20,000+ retail sellers and installers.

Our Commitment

Over 87 years of business experience allows us to provide our customers with ample battery knowledge, excellent products, and as always, the unwavering commitment to our customers that our founder envisioned. Continental Battery is dedicated to preserving these core values as we move into the future.

Our Mission

To provide excellent service, great customer relationships, and quality products – while maintaining our strong ethical foundation.