Shorai signs with Canadian distributor Kimpex

Publish Date: 
Apr 24, 2014

SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Battery maker Shorai has partnered with Canadian powersports parts distributor Kimpex, to make the full line of LFX batteries available through Kimpex, allowing more direct and faster access to Shorai's products in Canada.

Headquartered in Drummondville, Quebec, Kimpex offers more than 50,000 parts to more than 5,000 sales partners throughout Canada.

"Shorai is very excited to announce this new partnership with Kimpex. Establishing a solid, widespread distribution network in Canada with a top-rate organization like Kimpex gives their retailer partners quick, reliable access to our full line of products," said Phuc Lam, marketing manager for Shorai. "Kimpex is a very well established brand and they have really made a name for themselves in the powersports market and with their sales partners."

"Kimpex works with a lot of manufactures and it's great to be able to bring Shorai's line of products to all of our sale partners...We feel this will be a long-lasting relationship because of the integrity of their batteries and the overall Shorai organization," said Frederic Lagacé, vice president of R&D and product management for Kimpex. "Shorai has come a long way in the development of their lithium-iron technology and we are confident that our sales partners and consumers will be really excited about the product." 

Posted by Holly Wagner