Banner GmbH

contact personFranz A. Märzinger, MBA, Head of Sales and Marketing
founding year1937
zip codeA-4021
addressBanner Strasse
phone+43 732 38 88
fax+43 732 38 88-21399
export countriesmore than 50 countries in Europe, Africa, Asia
export share:over 95%
employees:780 Employees, incl. marketing organisation, 520 Employees in Linz/Leonding

company profile

Banner GmbH is an innovative, expanding manufacturer of high-quality starter batteries. Since 1937, the company – with headquarters in Linz-Leonding, Austria - produces batteries for all types of vehicles.

The family company under the leadership of Andreas Bawart and Mag. Thomas Bawart employs around 780 employees across Europe. Banner Batteries produces and sells over 4.1 million starter batteries every year. Thus, Banner batteries ranks among the long-standing, experienced and important brand in accumulator manufacturing.

Banner Batteries belongs to first fitting of various models of Audi, BMW, Caterpillar, Jungheinrich, Kässbohrer, Liebherr, Mercedes, Mitsubishi, Porsche, SEAT, Volvo, und VW. Retailers are supported in 14 countries through separate sales companies. The products are sold through direct importers in over 50 additional countries in Europe, Africa and Asia. Future-oriented technique and outstanding quality emphasises the international reputation of flagship products with ‚Strength of a buffalo‘, which characterises the logo.

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Banner has divided its activities in three business areas. In segment “Starter batteries”, Banner is a full range provider for following application areas: motorbike, car, truck, diverse utility vehicles, leisure applications.

The business area “Traction-device-stationary batteries” ensures the energy supply of stackers, lifting platforms, wheel chairs, emergency power supply of hospitals, tunnels and solar energy systems.

Additionally Banner offers wheel weights for tyres, impact and adhesive weights, as well as diverse battery accessory items.

Thanks to its tight-knit sales network, the battery specialist offers customized advice and a competent after-sales service in all its business areas.