Our Milestones

As consumer lifestyles evolve, so have we.

1964
Launch of the first 9-volt dry batteries
1997
Launch of the first GP Power Bank
2004
GP Batteries set up its Europe
headquarters in Netherlands to
extend its services across the regions
2005
Achieved No.1 sales ranking in Hong Kong* for alkaline batteries for the 1st time, a position we have held for 17 consecutive years running (2004 - 2020)

*Nielsen MarketTrack Service data shows that GP was ranked first in Sales Volume (Units) in the Alkaline segment of Battery category for the 17-year period ending December 2020 for Total Supermarkets, CVS and Drug Stores in Hong Kong. (©2021, The Nielsen Company).

2007
Launch of ReCyko+ brand for NiMH
rechargeable batteries and chargers.
2008
Launch of first Discovery flashlight
and NiMH rechargeable batteries for
electric vehicles
2012
Launch of UltraPlus alkaline batteries
and first Portable PowerBank
2016
Launch of GPDesign brand with high-end beam flashlight range
2017
GPDesign beam flashlight range receives Red Dot Design Award
Launch of innovative Charge Anyway 2-in-1 charger and powerbank
2019
GPDesign beam flashlight PRS51
receives Red Dot Design Award
2020
Launch of new ReCyko rechargeable (NiMH) batteries featuring more than 10% of recycled materials and plastic-free FSC certified paper packaging

Launch of ReCyko Pro Photoflash battery, the world’s fastest photoflash battery
2021
ReCyko Pro charger range receives
Red Dot Design Award