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 Introduces DSS-5000 Battery Diagnostic Service System
Willowbrook, IL, June 21, 2017 – Midtronics, Inc. today introduced the DSS-5000 Battery Diagnostic Service System, featuring Conductance ProfilingTM. Conductance Profiling is a patented technology designed to provide more, and deeper, information about battery State of Charge (SOC) and State of Health (SOH) than available via either traditional load or conductance testing. This new Midtronics technology delivers significantly fewer Charge & Retest decisions, in addition to battery reserve capacity warnings.
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Midtronics, Inc. Named One of Chicago’s Top Workplaces
Willowbrook, IL, November 15, 2016 – Midtronics, Inc. has been named a 2016 Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune, based on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by independent research firm WorkplaceDynamics, LLC. The evaluation placed a strong emphasis on Organizational Health, divided among the four sub-categories of Alignment, Effectiveness, Connection, and Management. Midtronics scored well in all four of those categories and particularly well in Connection and Management.
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Midtronics Introduces MCC Charging Platform to Support Vehicle Delivery Quality & Networked Applications
Willowbrook, IL, November 1, 2016 – Midtronics, Inc. today introduced the MCC-070 Controlled Charger — the first product entry in the new MCC charging platform. The MCC-070 offers safe controlled charging to quickly service different battery types (regular lead-acid, AGM, EFB, Li-ion), app-driven charging routines, and wireless connectivity to support tracking and management of battery service data and automated software updates.
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Midtronics Recognized as Chicago’s Most Innovative Company
Willowbrook, IL, October 7, 2016 – Crain’s Chicago Business has released its annual “Eureka Index” with Midtronics, Inc. topping the list as the Chicago area’s most innovative company. Midtronics also landed the #1 spot in 2014 and has been in the top 5 on the list four times and in the top 10 every year since Crain’s began its annual “most innovative companies” feature in 2012.
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