The story of 75 years of Ni-Cd Battery manufacture in Redditch

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We have videos on YouTube which are related to Alcad batteries and these are:

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  1. The History of Alcad Part 1 - This is part one of a video which was shown continuously during the Alcad History Exhibition at Forge Mill Needle Museum, Redditch, in February 2010 and covers from the beginning to the purchase of the company by Marathon batteries of Waco, Texas.
  2. The History of Alcad Part 2 -  This is second part of the video which was shown continuously during the Alcad History Exhibition and covers from the sale of Alcad by Marathon to the closure of the Redditch factory.
  3. The History of Batteries - This is a commentated version of the slide show in the History section of the site.
  4. The Viking Song - This is the song from the Alcad ‘Wake’ held in November 1992.


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If, of course, you have a current battery manufactured by Alcad, you should contact  Alcad directly (go to links page)

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