1887 Büsche and Müller was established in Hagen, Germany.
1904 The VARTA subsidiary was set up in Berlin (VARTA = Vertrieb, Aufladung, Reparatur, Transportabler Akkumulatoren) for the distribution of small, portable lead-acid batteries.
1930s They also commenced production of alkaline batteries using materials from Alklum Storage Batteries Ltd, of Halifax, Yorkshire.
Sources of Information
- History of Varta