17 December 2019
In 1985 three friends registered the Cebon company and with full entrepreneurial spirit they began to sell button cells, thus starting a successful journey that has lasted for over 30 years now. Today Cebon is the parent company of GPBM Nordic, GPBM Italy and GPBM France.
As early as 1988, GP Batteries (GPI) became the company’s official battery supplier. The close collaboration with GP Batteries has allowed the company to become one of the main ledaers of the alkaline and rechargeable batteries market, both at consumer and industrial level. Today GP Batteries is one of the corporate partners of GPBM.
Today the company has offices in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, France, and Italy. The headquarters and warehouse for Northern Europe are located in Gothenburg. GPBM Nordics has a turnover of around 355 million crowns and employs over 100 employees.
GPBM operates in two distinct market segments: consumer and industrial. These include consumer markets batteries, lighting products, and fire safety on the market. On the Industrial one, it offers customized and high-tech energy solutions for industrial applications, batteries, safety, and lighting products for professionals and MROs (maintenance, repair and operating).