MIDTRONICS Advancing Battery Management

Midtronics Transportation Division Newsroom

A Synopsis of Battery Chargers
As automotive batteries and related technologies advance, the tools required to service those batteries must evolve and improve as well. In order to properly diagnose electrical issues, investing in new battery charging equipment is critical for today’s technicians and shops. Professional Distributor goes to experts in the field — including Midtronics Platform Manager, Charging & Networking Lance Losinski — for this informative article about the features to look for when upgrading battery charging solutions.
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Tool Review: DSS-7000 “a very sophisticated diagnostic tool”
Auto Service Professional editor Mike Mavrigian penned an independent review of the DSS-7000 Battery Diagnostic Service System, calling its “breadth of capabilities astounding.” Mavrigian and his employees used the DSS in his own shop for the hands-on review, stating “the more we played with the DSS-7000, the more capabilities we discovered . . . this tool does just about everything imaginable for diagnosing the battery, charging and starting system short of turning a wrench for you.”
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Testing Every Battery is a “Right-Selling” Opportunity
Citing the many benefits to shop owners and their customers, Modern Tire Dealer makes a strong case for routine preventative maintenance battery testing, featuring input from Midtronics Director of Aftermarket Transportation Group John Philbrook. Shops that integrate battery service into their routine maintenance packages for winterization and spring tune-ups are in a position to identify and sell profitable preventative maintenance opportunities.
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Midtronics, Inc. and La Casa de las Baterías Expand Battery Management Program in Central America
Willowbrook, IL, June 25, 2015 – Midtronics, Inc. today announced an expanded battery management program with La Casa de las Baterías that places industry-leading Midtronics battery service solutions in nearly 50 Casabat locations throughout Central America. Though La Casa de las Baterías has been a Midtronics distributor in Panama for the past several years, their desire to provide the market with updated battery management tools has led to a broader commitment for more products in all of the company’s service locations throughout Central America.
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Midtronics, Inc. Promotes Four Executives to Vice President Roles
Willowbrook, IL, May 5, 2015 – Midtronics, Inc. President and CEO Steve McShane today announced the promotion of four senior executives to vice president positions, effective immediately. “The promotions recognize significant contributions to the company’s success, a demonstrated high level of leadership, and ongoing commitment to Midtronics values, said McShane.
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Midtronics Founder & CEO Steve McShane Named McGladrey Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
Willowbrook, IL, November 20, 2014 – Steve McShane, founder and chief executive officer of Midtronics, Inc. was named the recipient of the 2014 McGladrey Lifetime Achievement Award during the firm’s annual Manufacturing & Distribution Executive Summit. The award recognizes a distinguished Chicago-area business executive who has demonstrated outstanding leadership in business and civic involvement, as well as significant contributions to the community, thereby setting an example for future business leaders.
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Midtronics DSS-7000 Battery Diagnostic Service System Wins Two Major Industry Awards
Willowbrook, IL, November 4, 2014 – Midtronics, Inc. announced that the DSS-7000 Battery Service Diagnostic System has won both a MOTOR Magazine 2014 Top 20 Tools Award and a 2014 Professional Tool & Equipment News Innovation Award. The awards were presented today at the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX) in Las Vegas, NV. The DSS-7000 features full battery service management with VIN-driven testing and integration with the Midtronics Battery Management Information System (BMIS); advanced diagnostics for today’s most sophisticated battery and vehicle systems; and automated service applications via touch-screen tablet controller.
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Midtronics Opens Expanded Headquarters Facility in China
Willowbrook, IL, October 14, 2014 – Midtronics has announced the opening of a new, expanded China Headquarters facility in support of the company’s ongoing commitment to global growth. With a much larger footprint, including a laboratory with drive-in facilities, the new Midtronics Shenzhen Technical Center enables Midtronics to expand its capabilities in the growing China market, while also better serving its existing Asia Pacific customer base. The facility also broadens the company’s technical focus on emerging advanced battery applications and technologies on a global basis and fosters new partnerships in mission-critical stationary power applications.
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