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Electrochem Offers Expanded Total Power Solutions; Retires Micro Power Brand

Wed, 10/03/2012 - 11:25am

Electrochem Solutions, Inc. (Electrochem), a subsidiary of Greatbatch, Inc. (NYSE:GB) announced the completed integration of Micro Power Electronics, Inc.(Micro Power), following Electrochem’s acquisition of the company in December 2011. The Micro Power brand has retired and the unified organization will move forward as Electrochem Solutions, Inc.

The integration has significantly enhanced Electrochem’s product portfolio, providing a greater range of customized total power solutions including battery packs, charging systems, docking stations and power supplies - enabling the success and superior performance of its customers’ critical market applications.

With the combined dedication, credibility and expertise from both organizations, Electrochem will aggressively expand its presence in the portable medical market, and stay positioned in key market sectors of energy, military and environmental.

“Our stringent industry certifications, enhanced product and IP portfolios, engineering expertise, thought leadership, world-class processes, innovative mindset and financial stability will allow us to exceed expectations in these demanding markets where power failure is not an option,” said Susan Bratton, Senior Vice President of Electrochem.

Micro Power’s former design and manufacturing facility in Beaverton, Oregon, now operates as Electrochem Solutions, Inc. and retains approximately 200 employees - expanding Electrochem’s footprint from coast to coast.

About Electrochem Solutions, Inc.
Electrochem, founded in 1979, is a world leader in the design and manufacture of customized total power solutions. A subsidiary of Greatbatch, Inc., Electrochem was born from the lithium battery invented for the implantable pacemaker by founder, Wilson Greatbatch. Today, Electrochem is known for providing safe and reliable products which are used across a range of critical applications in the portable medical, energy, military, and environmental markets. For additional information on Electrochem, visit www.electrochemsolutions.com.

About Greatbatch, Inc.
Greatbatch, Inc. (NYSE: GB) provides top-quality technologies to industries that depend on reliable, long-lasting performance through its brands - Greatbatch Medical, Electrochem and QiG Group. Greatbatch Medical develops and manufactures critical medical device technologies for the cardiac, neurology, vascular and orthopaedic markets. Electrochem designs and manufactures custom battery technologies for high-end niche applications in the portable medical, energy, military and other markets. The QiG Group empowers the design and development of new medical devices for the company’s core markets. For additional information on Greatbatch, visit www.greatbatch.com.

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