Our Milestones

As consumer lifestyles evolve, so have we.

1964
First 9-volt Dry Batteries First 9-volt Dry Batteries
Launch of first 9-volt dry batteries
1997
First GP PowerBank First GP PowerBank
Launch of first GP PowerBank
2004
GP Batteries set up its Europe
headquarters in Netherlands to
extend its services across the regions
GP Europe Headquarters
2005
GP Alkaline Batteries GP Alkaline Batteries
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
GP NiMH Batteries GP NiMH Batteries
Launch of ReCyko+ brand for NiMH rechargeables
2008
GP Discovery Flashlight and NiMH Rechargeable Batteries GP Discovery Flashlight and NiMH Rechargeable Batteries
Launch of first Discovery flashlight
and NiMH rechargeable batteries for
electric vehicles
2012
Alkaline Batteries and First Portable PowerBank Alkaline Batteries and First Portable PowerBank
Launch of UltraPlus alkaline batteries
and first Portable PowerBank
2016
GPDesign Beam Flashlight GPDesign Beam Flashlight
Launch of GPDesign brand with high-end beam flashlight range
2017
GPDesign Beam Flashlight Red Dot Design Award 2017
GPDesign beam flashlight range receives Red Dot Design Award
GP 2-in-1 Charger and Powerbank GP 2-in-1 Charger and Powerbank
Launch of innovative Charge Anyway 2-in-1 charger and powerbank
2019
GPDesign Beam Flashlight GPDesign Beam Flashlight
GPDesign beam flashlight PRS51
receives Red Dot Design Award
2020
ReCyko rechargeable NiMH batteries ReCyko rechargeable NiMH batteries
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 ReCyko Pro charger
ReCyko Pro charger range receives
Red Dot Design Award
Launch of the world’s fastest charger, Recyko Charge 10