TAB was established in 1965 as a subsidiary of Rudnik Mežica Holding (Lead Mine Mežica Holding) in a region where different lead activities are more than 350 years old.
For the first 15 years TAB was a licence partner of Tudor, Sweden. Nowdays, TAB is producing a wide range of lead acid flooded, VRLA AGM and VRLA Gel batteries in three modern factories with approximately 1.500 employees on three different locations:
- on first location in Žerjav, Slovenia, there is a recycling plant producing approx. 33.000 t of soft lead and alloys per year from 60.000 t of scrap and a factory for industrial batteries with annual capacity 1,8 mio pieces of TAB branded traction and stationary cells,
- the second location is in Črna na Koroškem, Slovenia, where there is a factory for starter batteries of TAB, Topla, Vesna and VolThor brands with annual capacity of 3,3 mio pieces,
- the third factory is situated in Republic of North Macedonia, Probishtip, with annual capacity of 3 mio pieces of starter batteries of Vesna brand, industrial batteries with annual capacity 0,4 mio pieces of TAB branded traction cells, and recycling plant producing approx. 10.000 t of soft lead and alloys per year from 18.000 t of scrap.
In TAB also various military batteries are produced.
Our high quality batteries are known worldwide, especially in Europe, Asia and America.