Custom battery manufacturer to relocate headquarters to Hillsborough County


May 17, 2018



Resistacap Energy Products to hire up to 100 local employees

TAMPA, Fla. – (May 17, 2018) – Resistacap Energy Products, a leading turn-key source for custom batteries, battery packs, and batter chargers, today announced that it will relocate its headquarters from Huntsville, Alabama to Hillsborough County. The company will hire 100 local employees for a range of positions including assembly, soldering, welding and accounting. The company also plans to invest up to $500,000 in the project for equipment and building renovations.

“We have chosen to relocate our corporate headquarters to Tampa because many of our targeted industries are well represented in the area, coupled with a friendly business environment that will support our continued growth,” said Gary Bolohan, president of Resistacap Energy Products. “We appreciate the support we’ve received from the Tampa Hillsborough EDC during this process, particularly with connecting us to resources to help fulfill our workforce needs.”

For more than 30 years, Original Equipment Manufacturers have relied on Resistacap Energy Products to deliver custom batteries, battery packs and battery chargers that are crucial to new product success. Resistacap provides a variety of complex, leading-edge applications to the medical, military and aerospace, safety and security, and hand-held electronics industries for such products as respirators, portable X-ray systems, patient monitoring devices, defibrillators, night vision cameras, surveillance equipment and portable data terminals.

The Tampa Hillsborough EDC supported Resistacap with workforce assistance including recruitment for open positions and training grants, and connections to resources that can help them with sales tax exemptions.

The company’s new headquarters will be located at 12180 Race Track Rd. The company has acquired ISO-9001-2105 and ISO 13485-2016 certifications for the facility, which are standards used to demonstrate the ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements. Over the next year, Resistacap plans to increase the size of its facility from 5,000 square feet to 15,000 square feet.

Resistacap joins a growing list of companies that have chosen to relocate their headquarters to Hillsborough County, including BlueLine Associates, The Mosaic Company, and Vendita Technology Group.

“We thank Resistacap for choosing Hillsborough County as their new headquarters home,” said Alan F. List, MD, chairman of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation and president and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center. “Like many other leading manufacturing operations, Resistacap recognizes that Hillsborough County offers the skilled workforce and supportive business environment that will help them grow and stay competitive. We are excited to welcome them to our community.”

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About Resistacap
Resistacap Energy Products is a leading turn-key source for custom batteries, battery packs, and battery chargers. Since 1975, Resistacap has provided custom battery technologies to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacture) markets where top caliber electronic components are crucial to new product success. Resistacap has built its 30-year reputation on quality, long-term customer relationships and its professional ability to deliver what customers deserve – perfect energy products, on time at competitive prices. For more information, visit: http://www.resistacap.com/.

Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation is the lead designated economic development agency for Hillsborough County and the cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace.  Established in 2009 as a partnership between the public sector and private corporate investors, the EDC works to develop and sustain a thriving local economy through the attraction, retention and expansion of high-wage jobs and capital investment within targeted industry sectors, including Corporate Headquarters, Financial and Shared Services, Life Sciences, Defense and Security, and Manufacturing.

The EDC exists because of the generous support of more than 100 corporations, Hillsborough County, and the cities of Tampa, Plant City and Temple Terrace.

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