Organize Your Battery Recharge Area

Every shop is set up a little bit differently, according to size, available space, and the preference of the shop manager. However, one thing that is consistent across most shops is the need for an easy way to organize the battery room. The goal of having a battery recharge area is twofold: First, you want…

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The Importance of Springtime Battery Maintenance

The changing of the seasons is an important time for fleets as they get their trucks ready for the hot summer months. Fleets must ensure that trucks are ready to perform as needed with higher electrical demands and increased summer temperatures. An important step in readying trucks for summer is to ensure that batteries are…

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Summer is Just Around the Corner

Summer isn’t quite here yet, but it is coming up fast! Are your trucks ready? Watch our free on-demand webinar to learn about using solar power as a supplemental charge source. While solar is not yet reliable as a lone power source, it is a great source of supplemental charging—especially for vehicles and trailers that…

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Providing You with World-Class Service Since 1990

We’re celebrating 28 years in the heavy-duty trucking industry this month! Over the years, our business model has adapted to the needs of the industry—starting out working with batteries and alternators, then adapting to manufacture innovative product solutions to help charge and protect batteries and other cool stuff. Our solutions help maximize your efficiency—a task…

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Liftgate Charging System Installation Checklist

Keeping your liftgate batteries in tip-top condition is key to keeping your truck on the road. An improperly installed liftgate charging system can result in dead liftgate batteries, which leads to unwanted down time. Therefore, it is crucial to make sure the installation of a liftgate charging system is done properly. Whether you’re an OE…

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4 Years as CEO: The Man Behind the Title

While Purkeys will be celebrating 28 years in the heavy-duty trucking industry this coming April, Justin Purkey (son of founder Bruce Purkey, shown in picture above) celebrated his 4-year anniversary as CEO this month. We asked him to share something about his experiences and goals, as well as to share his personal thoughts about Purkeys…

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Preventing Water Intrusion in 2 Easy Steps

Keeping your liftgate up and running is high on your priority list—and ours too. That’s why preventative maintenance checks are so important, even for the small components on your truck. This week, make sure your Purkeys liftgate charging system is safe from water intrusion! Water intrusion in the liftgate battery box can cause electrical shorts…

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