The Commercial & Industrial Division of Navitas focuses on high performance niche applications which are heavy-duty in nature and require special features which the large lithium cell manufacturers do not offer. The main product offering of this division is the industry-leading Deka Ready Power line of lithium batteries for the material handling equipment market. The Deka Ready Power lithium forklift battery line has one of the widest assortments of 24, 36, and 48 volt UL Listed models in the Industry1.

Other products developed by this division include indoor rack-mounted lithium Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) battery systems, as well as outdoor telecommunications lithium battery back-up systems.

For information on our Mission Critical Telecom and UPS capabilities and experience, click here.

High Performance— Always Ready

The Deka Ready Power® is a lithium-ion solution for Class I, II, and III trucks.

DEKA QUALITY PRODUCTS— Built Right & Supported

Years of technology development including battery and exclusive Battery Management System (BMS) design ensures a highly efficient and immensely powerful, yet safe product. The Ready Power was built from the ground up with the end user in mind.


Quality and safety are absolutely critical. The Deka Ready Power has been validated to over 50 industry quality and safety checks. It has multiple layers of monitoring, safety, and backup redundancies both in the module and complete unit. In addition, the Deka Ready Power is the first lithium forklift battery system to attain UL listing for its complete product line. Maximum and safe transfer of energy is conducted through rugged copper cabling.

Choosing a company you can trust and support your products needs to be priority number one. Navitas Systems is a world leader in advanced lithium battery systems manufacturing. East Penn Manufacturing is the world’s largest single site manufacturer of lead batteries with over seven decades of proven success and experience. Our multiple technology portfolio helps you get the right battery technology that fits best with your operation. All products are supported by an extensive North American Sales and Service network that is factory trained and meets all specialized lithium regulatory requirements.

A BMS is essential to monitor voltage, temperature, and charge. The Deka Ready Power has an exclusively designed BMS device that maintains complete control of the entire system, and optimizes the battery for safety, runtime, and long cycle life. Our BMS is the only one in the market that has passed UL991 and UL1998 standards. To protect its critical functions, the BMS is encapsulated in a rugged, IP-67 sealed housing. Should any fault occur, it will immediately open the contactor providing added safety.

Evaluating your current and future power needs is critical for success. Contact us today and we’ll help you make sure it’s right for your unique operational needs and answer any other questions about this exciting family of lithium batteries.

1Both existing and newly developed future Deka Ready Power models that do not currently have the UL Listed mark are either in process or will be submitted to UL for future classification.   For the most current listing, please reference EPM Flyer #2503 or visit