COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A major Columbus area company celebrated a big milestone Thursday.
EBCO battery celebrate 70 years with a ribbon cutting Thursday morning.
Employees along with other community organizations were on hand for the celebration.
The brand was born back in 1946. Since then, the company has sold more than 7 million batteries for cars, trucks and boats.
Owner Andy Waddell tells us what he thinks is the key to the longevity of the business.
"I think it's our employees. I think it's our customers who trust us. They have trusted us for decades. The employees have such knowledge in their heads and it's amazing," Waddell said.
Waddell says they not only sell batteries for vehicles, but for phones as well.