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ounded in 1989, Oxford Export Services Ltd are the leading UK supplier of raw materials, chemicals and components to the automotive battery industry. Knowledge and experience make us specialists in this field. Long-standing relationships with manufacturers in Europe, Asia, USA and South America ensure we achieve the highest standards of service and supply, giving all our customers a distinct competitive advantage. We are proud to be a supply partner of the Rahimfrooz Group for over 20 years. When it comes to export, you can always rely on Oxford to deliver. T +44 (0)1491 615361 E sales@oxfordexport.com

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power, electric vehicle, power station, railway, forklift, golf cart, marine and motorcycle applications, Rahimafrooz has to keep up to date with industry changes to retain its leading market position for the decades to come. “The power storage industry is changing very quickly,” Rahim adds. “From traditional lead acid batteries to sealed maintenance free technology, AGM to VRLA, Lithium Ion to EFB; there are ongoing industry discussions and debates about the most effective and efficient solution to storage power, each technology having its own merits. As a part of the global storage power industry, Rahimafrooz stays abreast of such information through various conferences and specialist reports. Research and development (R&D) is always taking place at the Company to further improve our existing technologies, while also looking at ways to create something new; including directly addressing the

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Research and development (R&D) is always taking place at the Company to further improve our existing technologies, while also looking at ways to create something new...

market shift towards alternative and cleaner power sources. “However, over the years, the lead acid battery has yet to be beaten in this industry as its properties have been a major source of power storage at the most effective rates. A lot still needs to be done with newer shifts in technologies to overtake this market.”

People and quality

Manufacturing more than 200 different varieties of batteries for the automotive, motorcycle, IPS and other applications from its three factories on the outskirts of Dhaka – with a further site in Ishwardi Export Processing Zone – requires a motivated team with expertise paired with the best occupational health, safety and environment regulations. Adhering to internationallyrecognised standards of operation at all of its factories, Rahimafrooz has strengthened its market leadership at home while reaching out to

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