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Berkshire

a sometime breed of pigs bred chiefly for pork. Characterized by a dished face and a black coat with white points. A variant with a longer body than the British breed is the Canadian Berkshire.
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The spray of celestial objects might bewilder visitors if not for the nearby plaque Berks designed, where familiar figures outline the stars beneath Einstein's feet.
While the first coat of rubber was in the pasty state, Berks pressed sheets of polyethylene film (spanning the deepest section of each cavity) into the rubber to create a pocket beneath the plastic film.
It is without a doubt the drive of innovation that is fueling the growth of EnerSys right here in Berks County and the skilled and hardworking Pennsylvanians ready to help the company grow and thrive.