The NOCO Company

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The NOCO Company
NOCO
Private
IndustryConsumer electronics
Founded1914[1] (as Nook & O'Neill)
FounderJoseph Henry Nook, Sr.
HeadquartersGlenwillow, Ohio, United States
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
William Nook (Chairman & CEO), Jonathan Nook (CVO & President)
ProductsNOCO
NOCO Genius
NOCO XGrid
NOCO Element
ChargeLight
BatteryLife
NCP2
Revenue$53.67 million (2015)[2]
Number of employees
500 (2016)[2]
Websiteno.co
NOCO Company original battery corrosion formula, circa 1920s.


The NOCO Company (commonly referred to as NOCO) is an American, privately held, multinational corporation that designs, manufacturers, and markets consumer electronics, automotive chemicals, plastics, and various electrical components.

Overview[edit]

NOCO was founded as Nook & O'Neill in 1914.[1] Joseph Henry Nook, Sr. was later inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame for the contributions he made to the automotive industry with The NOCO Company.[3] Their original catalog can still be found in various automotive museums and archives.[4] NOCO holds over two dozen patents[5] including a patent for Portable vehicle battery jump start apparatus with safety protection.[6][7]

Advanced Fishing Technologies acquisition[edit]

In 2009, NOCO acquired Advanced Fishing Technologies ("AFT)", a high-tech manufacturer of marine, industrial and photostatic battery management solutions.[8]

ChargeLight[edit]

NOCO's ChargeLight was first created from a fully funded Kickstarter campaign, which raised $121,329.[9]

Genius Boost family[edit]

The Genius Boost family of chargers is one of the company's most popular line of products. The GB30 car jump starter was rated 9/10 by TopSpeed[10] and "Good" by Consumer Reports.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bloomberg Business: The NOCO Company
  2. ^ a b D&B: The NOCO Company
  3. ^ "Joseph Henry Nook Sr Automotive Hall of Fame" (PDF). Automotive Hall of Fame. Retrieved 29 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Vintage NOCO Catalog" (PDF). NOCO. Retrieved 4 April 2016.
  5. ^ "USPTO.gov The NOCO Company". USPTO.gov. 2016. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
  6. ^ "United States Patent: 9,007,015". USPTO.gov. 2016. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
  7. ^ "A Jump Starter Can Save You Time and Money". Retrieved 2017-02-26.
  8. ^ "The Noco Company Announces Acquisition of Advanced Fishing Technologies" (PDF). besabattery.com. 2009. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
  9. ^ "ChargeLight, Shipping And Kickstarter". Kickstarter.com. 2014. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
  10. ^ "Noco GB30 Genius Boost - TopSpeed Tested". TopSpeed.com. 2015. Retrieved 2016-02-15.
  11. ^ "Noco Genius Boost GB30 jump starter". ConsumerReports. 2015. Retrieved 2016-02-15.