TABTAB was established in 1965 as a subsidiary of Rudnik Mežica Holding (Lead Mine Mežica Holding) in a region where different lead activities are more than 350 years old.
For the first 15 years TAB was a licence partner of Tudor, Sweden. Nowdays, TAB is producing a wide range of lead acid flooded, VRLA AGM and VRLA Gel batteries in three modern factories with approximately 900 employees on three different locations:
- On first location in Žerjav, Slovenia, there is a recycling plant producing approx. 30.000 t of soft lead per year from 60.000 t of scrap and a factory for industrial batteries with annual capacity 1,8 mio pieces of TAB branded traction and stationary cells,
- The second location is in Črna na Koroškem, Slovenia, where there is a factory for starter batteries of TAB, Topla, Vesna and Starter Vesna brands with annual capacity of 3,0 mio pieces,
- The third factory is situated in Macedonia, Probishtip, with annual capacity of 1,5 mio pieces of starter batteries of Vesna and Starter Vesna brands and recycling plant producing approx. 5.000 t of soft lead per year from 10.000 t of scrap.
"In TAB also various military batteries are produced"