Exide http://www.9lieh.com/en/rss.xml en Exide Technologies Promotes Lou Martinez to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer http://www.9lieh.com/en/exide-promotes-lou-martinez-CFO <span>Exide Technologies Promotes Lou Martinez to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><strong>Milton, Ga. – July 30, 2019</strong> – Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com">www.9lieh.com</a>), a global provider of stored energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets, announced today the appointment of Lou Martinez as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Martinez will report to Tim Vargo, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, ?and will lead the Company’s global Finance, Accounting, Internal Audit, Investor Relations, Treasury and Risk Management functions from Exide’s global headquarters in Milton, Ga. Mr. Martinez succeeds Tony Genito, who is retiring from Exide.</p> <p>“Lou has been a key member of our Corporate Finance team for the past 14 years and I am pleased to announce his well-deserved promotion to the CFO role,” said Vargo. “I would also like to thank Tony for his contributions to the Company over the past four years and wish him well in his retirement.”</p> <p>Mr. Martinez joined Exide in 2005 and most recently held the position of Chief Accounting Officer and Corporate Controller. Prior to that, Mr. Martinez served as Corporate Controller for AirGate PCS, Cotelligent and Aegis Communications Group. Mr. Martinez holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Bentley University. Mr. Martinez currently serves on the board of directors at PRISM of Georgia, a nonprofit that serves adults with developmental disabilities.??</p> <p><a name="_gjdgxs" id="_gjdgxs"></a><strong>About Exide Technologies</strong></p> <p>Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com/">www.9lieh.com</a>) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets.?Exide’s more than 130 years of technology innovation?combined with?global operations enables the company to deliver?compelling solutions for the?world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility?and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is?Powering the World Forward?-?history and scale combined with a start-up mentality?make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.</p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Tue, 07/30/2019 - 10:16</span> Tue, 30 Jul 2019 17:16:39 +0000 julie.simons 49181 at http://www.9lieh.com Exide Identified as the Most Innovative Battery Brand http://www.9lieh.com/en/exide-most-innovative-brand <span>Exide Identified as the Most Innovative Battery Brand</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>?</p> <p><meta charset="utf-8" /></p> <p dir="ltr">Russian car owners have made their opinions on batteries known.?</p> <p dir="ltr">The Russian automotive analytical agency, Autostat, has released the results of its most recent “AUTOSTAT OMNIBUS - 2019 - Automobile Batteries: The Opinion of Car Owners” survey. According to the survey, Exide was identified as “The Most Technically Advanced and Innovative” battery brand. Also, Tudor and Exide brands are in the top six of the “Most Well-Known” battery brands. Of all respondents, 24 percent of selected the Tudor brand, and 23 percent selected the Exide brand as most well known. Bosch topped the chart as the most well known brand with 40 percent of respondents.</p> <p dir="ltr">“The Exide brand was given high appreciation by consumers in Russia as the most technically advanced brand,” said Roman Gerasimov, General Director, Russia/Belarus. “It constitutes confirmation of conducting right, active marketing communication efforts by our Moscow team to B2B and end consumers. Good brand awareness of Tudor and Exide, reflected in the survey results, is the key for further sales growth and market share gain in Russia and CIS in the premium and mass market segments.”??</p> <p dir="ltr">The survey included 23 battery brands. More than 2,500 Russian car owners were surveyed on 12 distinct battery criteria, including:? reliable and durable, popular, famous, innovation, modern, trustworthy, worth their money, and others.</p> <p dir="ltr">In other survey categories, the Dominator and Moratti brands were identified as “Fashionable and Modern.” The Kursk battery brand is the leader in the “Most Affordable” category. Respondents mentioned Tyumen Battery brand and AKOM as “Batteries That Are Worth Their Money,” by having an optimal quality-to-price ratio.</p> <p dir="ltr">Congratulations to Exide’s Russia team on being named “The Most Technically Advanced and Innovative” battery brand!</p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Tue, 07/23/2019 - 10:44</span> Tue, 23 Jul 2019 17:44:37 +0000 julie.simons 49161 at http://www.9lieh.com Exide Technologies Completes Comprehensive New Financing and Recapitalization http://www.9lieh.com/en/exide-completes-new-financing-and-recapitalization <span>Exide Technologies Completes Comprehensive New Financing and Recapitalization</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><ul><li>Issued $150 million new international notes, net proceeds of approximately $125 million<p></p></li> <li>Converted $175 million of existing second lien notes to equity<p></p></li> <li>Extended first lien note maturity to 2024 from 2022 in an exchange offer<p></p></li> <li>Extended second lien note maturity to 2027 from 2025 in an exchange offer<p></p></li> <li>Extended ABL credit facility maturity to July 2021 from January 2020<p></p></li> </ul><p><strong>Milton, GA – June 26, 2019</strong> – Exide Technologies (or the “Company”) (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com">www.9lieh.com</a>), a global leader in stored energy solutions for the automotive and industrial markets, today announced the completion of a comprehensive new financing and recapitalization transaction led by the Company’s institutional shareholders which has enhanced the Company’s liquidity, extended debt maturities and deleveraged its balance sheet.</p> <p>“We believe this transaction is a great outcome for Exide and is intended to significantly improve Exide’s financial position allowing for further growth and continued reinvestment in our business,” said Tim Vargo, Chairman, President and CEO of Exide Technologies. “The continued support of our shareholders and lenders provides the Company an enhanced financial position to drive long-term value.”</p> <p>As part of the recapitalization, the Company, through a new wholly-owned subsidiary, Exide International Holdings LP, has issued $150 million aggregate principal amount of new 10.75% superpriority lien senior secured notes due October 31, 2021 (the “New Notes”), which may be extended for one year at the Company’s option for a 1% cash fee payable to the holders of the New Notes.? The New Notes generated approximately $125 million of net proceeds after fees and expenses.</p> <p>In addition, on June 25, 2019, the Company completed the early settlement for a series of concurrent exchange offers and consent solicitations.? On the early settlement date, the Company:</p> <ul><li>Exchanged $529.8 million aggregate principal amount (or 99.8%) of its $530.8 million of outstanding 11% first lien senior secured notes due April 30, 2022 (the “Existing First Lien Notes”) for a combination of (1) $375.0 million aggregate principal amount of new 11% exchange priority notes due October 31, 2024 (the “Exchange Priority Notes”) and (2) $154.8 million aggregate principal amount of new 11% first lien senior secured notes due October 31, 2024 (the “New First Lien Notes”).? The mandatory cash component of the 11% interest rate applicable to the Exchange Priority Notes and New First Lien Notes, as compared to the Existing First Lien Notes, reflects a reduction from 4% to 3%.???</li> <li>Exchanged (a) $371.8 million aggregate principal amount (or 99.5%) of its $373.8 million aggregate principal amount of outstanding 7.00% second lien senior secured convertible PIK notes due April 30, 2025 (the “Existing 7.00% Second Lien Notes”) for a combination of (1) $211.2 million of 7.25% 1.5 lien senior secured convertible PIK notes due April 30, 2027 (the “New 1.5 Lien Notes”) and (2) 18.2 million shares of common stock; and (b) $92.4 million aggregate principal amount (or 99.8%) of its outstanding $92.6 million aggregate principal amount of 7.25% second lien senior secured convertible PIK notes due 2025 (the “Existing 7.25% Second Lien Notes” and, together with the Existing 7.00% Second Lien Notes, the “Existing Second Lien Notes”), for a combination of (1) $78.8 million aggregate principal amount of New 1.5 Lien Notes and (2) 3.1 million shares of common stock.?</li> </ul><p>The final settlement date for the exchange offers and consent solicitations is expected to occur on July 9, 2019.? The outstanding offers remain subject to the terms and conditions described in the applicable Confidential Offering Memorandum and Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation Statement previously distributed to the noteholders.</p> <p>In connection with the consent solicitations described above, the Company also entered into supplemental indentures with respect to the Existing First Lien Notes and Existing Second Lien Notes to, among other things, eliminate substantially all of the restrictive covenants and certain events of default and provide that the collateral will cease to secure such notes. The supplemental indentures with respect to second lien notes also modified various covenants and conversion terms and provided for the mandatory conversion on July 10, 2019 of any remaining Existing Second Lien Notes into 50% New 1.5 Lien Notes and 50% common stock.? The Company also entered into an amendment to its existing asset-based lending facility to, among other things, (1) permit the transactions described in this announcement, (2) extend the maturity date to July 31, 2021, (3) reduce the commitments thereunder from $200,000,000 to $180,000,000 and (4) add certain other guarantees and collateral.</p> <p><strong>About Exide Technologies</strong></p> <p>Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com/">www.9lieh.com</a>) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets.?Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation?combined with?operations around the world enables the company to deliver?compelling solutions for the?world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility?and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is?Powering the World Forward?-?history and scale combined with a start-up mentality?make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.</p> <p><strong>Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements</strong></p> <p>This press release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of federal securities laws. These “forward-looking statements” are statements other than statements of historical fact and may include, among other things, statements in relation to the Company’s current expectations and beliefs as to its ability to consummate the exchange offers, including the timing, size, pricing or other terms of the exchange offers, and other future events. All information set forth in this release is as of the date hereof. The Company does not intend, and undertakes no duty, to update this information to reflect future events or circumstances. Actual results are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties and may differ materially from the current expectations and beliefs discussed in this press release. Certain potential factors, risks and uncertainties that could affect the Company’s business and financial results and cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements include the Company’s ability to complete the exchange offers and satisfy the conditions thereto, and other risks described in the applicable Confidential Offering Memorandum and Exchange Offer and Consent Solicitation Statement previously distributed to the noteholders.</p> <p></p><p></p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Wed, 06/26/2019 - 10:55</span> Wed, 26 Jun 2019 17:55:02 +0000 julie.simons 49151 at http://www.9lieh.com Data Centre World Frankfurt 2019 http://www.9lieh.com/en/node/49146 <h1>Data Centre World Frankfurt 2019</h1> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:37</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Data Centre World is the largest event of its kind in Germany. Power supply is critical for data center operations. Exide has the solution. We?will feature our Sprinter XP and XP-FT,?Marathon FT and?Sonnenschein PowerCycle.</p> </div> Tue, 18 Jun 2019 19:37:43 +0000 julie.simons 49146 at http://www.9lieh.com TowerXchange Meetup Africa http://www.9lieh.com/en/node/49141 <h1>TowerXchange Meetup Africa</h1> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Tue, 06/18/2019 - 12:28</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>This event brings together MNOs, TowerCos, investors, and equipment and service providers to share best practices in passive and active infrastructure management, opex reduction, and to accelerate infrastructure sharing. Exide will feature its network power solutions - Marathon FT,?Sonnenschein A602/1130 Solar, and?Sonnenschein Powercycle batteries.</p> </div> Tue, 18 Jun 2019 19:28:30 +0000 julie.simons 49141 at http://www.9lieh.com Exide Technologies Names Michael Judd Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer http://www.9lieh.com/en/node/49126 <span>Exide Technologies Names Michael Judd Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><strong>Milton, Ga. – June 17, 2019</strong> – Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com">www.9lieh.com</a>), a global provider of stored energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets, announced today the appointment of Michael (Mike) Judd as Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Judd will report to Tim Vargo, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Exide Technologies, and will lead the global manufacturing operations for Exide from the Company’s headquarters in Milton. Ga.</p><p></p> <p>“We are excited to have Mike join our leadership team,” said Vargo. “Mike is a talented, results-driven manufacturing leader and his extensive battery manufacturing expertise brings us the capabilities we need to execute our growth strategy. Mike will continue to drive improvements in our processes and quality that benefit our customers and partners every day.”</p><p></p> <p>Mr. Judd has held leadership positions as a part of the automotive battery business at Johnson Controls, Inc. (now Clarios) during his 25-year tenure, including Vice President of Operations, Power Solutions for the US and Canada (OE and aftermarket) with responsibility for all battery manufacturing and distribution in the United States; Vice President of Operations responsible for all manufacturing and supply chain for Hart and Cooley products; Director of Operations Power Solutions for Asia and China; Director of Operations Power Solutions (battery recycling); and multiple battery manufacturing plant manager roles. Mr. Judd joins Exide most recently from Dover Corp, where he held the position of Vice President of Operations for Dover Food Retail with responsibility for manufacturing, supply chain, purchasing and sourcing. Mr. Judd holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and a Masters of Business Administration from Marylhurst University.</p><p></p> <p><a name="_gjdgxs" id="_gjdgxs"></a><strong>About Exide Technologies</strong></p><p></p> <p>Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com/">www.9lieh.com</a>) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets.?Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation?combined with?operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver?compelling solutions for the?world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility?and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is?Powering the World Forward?-?history and scale combined with a start-up mentality?make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.</p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Mon, 06/17/2019 - 06:52</span> Mon, 17 Jun 2019 13:52:28 +0000 julie.simons 49126 at http://www.9lieh.com ProfiAuto Show 2019 http://www.9lieh.com/en/node/49121 <h1>ProfiAuto Show 2019</h1> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Thu, 06/06/2019 - 08:21</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Join Exide at the?ProfiAuto Show exhibition that takes place on 8-9 June in Katowice. We will showcase our latest Carbon Boost 2.0 technology. See us at Stand 9 to find out more!</p> </div> Thu, 06 Jun 2019 15:21:21 +0000 julie.simons 49121 at http://www.9lieh.com Exide Unveils New Generation Carbon Boost 2.0 Technology to Empower EFB and Premium Batteries with Unique Benefits http://www.9lieh.com/en/node/49111 <span>Exide Unveils New Generation Carbon Boost 2.0 Technology to Empower EFB and Premium Batteries with Unique Benefits</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p class="Default" style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:-21.0pt;margin-bottom:0in; margin-left:28.35pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-21.3pt; mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2"><!--[if !supportLists]--></p> <ul><li>Carbon Boost 2.0 maximizes charge acceptance</li> <li>75 percent more energy recovery on EFB Start-Stop batteries</li> <li>Twice as fast recharging for Premium conventional batteries</li> </ul><p><strong>Gennevilliers, France – 22 May, 2019</strong> – Exide Technologies, a global leader in stored energy solutions for the automotive and industrial markets, has launched its latest generation Carbon Boost 2.0 technology for EFB and Premium batteries for Light Vehicles. The new batteries will debut at this year’s Autopromotec exhibition.</p> <p>Carbon Boost is a unique, original equipment solution?designed by Exide in collaboration with major car manufacturers. Now, the company’s Carbon Boost 2.0 will take performance to the next level. The innovative technology uses improved?carbon additives that combine an optimized surface structure with significantly better conductivity. This enables a better current flow within the battery, resulting in improved charge acceptance. It also helps to dissolve the lead sulphate deposits that usually consolidate on a battery’s discharged negative plates, reducing its ability to recharge efficiently.</p> <p>Stringent new EU regulations have set a CO2 emission limit of 95g/km in vehicle homologation testing by 2021. The new global test protocol, the Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicles Test Procedure (WLTP), for the first time measures the depletion of the battery capacity during testing and converts it into the equivalent fuel consumed and CO2 emitted by a car. In other words, the battery should retain a high percentage of its initial capacity to help car makers avoid being penalized when passing certain thresholds. The recharging process accounts for just 8 percent of the total test duration, with the remainder spent on discharge. Exide′s solutions are designed to ensure the highest possible energy recovery in a short time.</p> <p>The Carbon Boost 2.0 technology now featured in the new Exide EFB (enhanced flooded batteries) range achieves an exceptional dynamic charge acceptance. Compared with previous EFB generations, 75 percent more energy is recovered in the same amount of time. This allows the new Exide EFB range to exploit regenerative braking energy to a much higher extent, and therefore contributes to meeting the new vehicle emission targets.</p> <p>Michael Geiger, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, Exide Technologies, EMEA, confirmed: “Exide has always been at the forefront of battery innovation. The impact of Carbon Boost 2.0 extends well beyond original equipment. The benefits are equally delivered to our aftermarket customers through this unique technology, which is new to EFB and upgraded in our Premium range batteries.”</p> <p>The higher dynamic charge acceptance for EFB and faster recharge for Premium batteries generate a range of additional efficiencies.</p> <p>For Exide’s new EFB offering installed in cars with regenerative braking – given that in a braking phase, time is limited to a few seconds – Carbon Boost 2.0 allows the battery to accept greater charging current, resulting in the battery remaining at a higher state of charge (SoC). This ensures that the Start-Stop system is not disabled by the battery management system but continues to deliver fuel savings and reduced CO2 emission over time.</p> <p>Exide Premium batteries with Carbon Boost 2.0 for cars with conventional powertrains now recharge twice as fast compared with other standard flooded batteries. By maintaining a healthy state of charge for longer, the battery’s overall service life increases and the risk of breakdowns is significantly reduced.</p> <p>Both ranges keep aftermarket customers at the cutting edge of energy efficiency. Car drivers can also enjoy the benefit of lower running costs, thanks to fuel savings and fewer battery replacements. Carbon Boost 2.0 is available for the first time on Exide’s EFB range, and as an upgrade on its Premium batteries, beginning in June, 2019.</p> <p>Autopromotec visitors are welcomed at the Exide stand in Hall 18, Stand B06 to find out more.</p> <p><strong>Trademark notice</strong></p> <p>Exide and Carbon Boost are registered trademarks of Exide Technologies.</p> <p><strong>About Exide Technologies:</strong></p> <p>Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com/">www.9lieh.com</a>) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets.?Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation?combined with?operations in more than 80 countries enable the company to deliver?compelling solutions for the?world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility?and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is?Powering the World Forward?-?history and scale combined with a start-up mentality?make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.</p> <p><strong>Media contact:?</strong>???????????????</p> <p>Mariola Michalczyk</p> <p>Content & PR EMEA at Exide Technologies</p> <p>Tel.: +48 61 87 86 031</p> <p>E-Mail: <a href="mailto:mariola.michalczyk@exide.com">mariola.michalczyk@exide.com</a></p> <p>?</p> <p>Dagmar Klein / Jacek Skolimowski</p> <p>bmb-consult, EMEA Exide Technologies Media Consultants</p> <p>Tel: +49 89 89 50 159 0</p> <p>E-Mail: <a href="mailto:d.klein@bmb-consult.com">d.klein@bmb-consult.com</a> / <a href="mailto:j.skolimowski@bmb-consult.com">j.skolimowski@bmb-consult.com</a></p> <p class="Default" style="margin-top:0in;margin-right:-21.0pt;margin-bottom:0in; margin-left:28.35pt;margin-bottom:.0001pt;text-align:justify;text-indent:-21.3pt; mso-list:l0 level1 lfo2"><span lang="FR" style="font-size:9.5pt;line-height:115%;mso-ansi-language:FR" xml:lang="FR" xml:lang="FR"><p></p></span></p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Wed, 05/22/2019 - 06:36</span> Wed, 22 May 2019 13:36:32 +0000 julie.simons 49111 at http://www.9lieh.com GNB Industrial Power and Hyster-Yale Group Expand Preferred Vendor Relationship http://www.9lieh.com/en/node/49076 <span>GNB Industrial Power and Hyster-Yale Group Expand Preferred Vendor Relationship</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p align="center" class="MsoNormal" style="margin-top:12.0pt;margin-right:0in; margin-bottom:12.0pt;margin-left:0in;text-align:center;border:none;mso-padding-alt: 31.0pt 31.0pt 31.0pt 31.0pt;mso-border-shadow:yes"><i style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal"><span style="font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%;color:#353A36">Hyster-Yale Group grows battery portfolio with the addition of<br /> GNB LiFTFORCE LPX lithium-ion batteries<p></p></span></i></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"></b></p><p>?</p><a name="_gjdgxs" id="_gjdgxs"></a><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">Milton, Ga </b>–<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"> (May 14, 2019) </b>– GNB Industrial Power, a division of Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com">www.9lieh.com</a>), today announced that Hyster-Yale Group has certified the use of GNB? LiFTFORCE LPX? lithium ion batteries in its Class 1 sit down counterbalance?Hyster??and?Yale??lift trucks. <p></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt">For more than 20 years, Hyster-Yale Group and GNB Industrial Power have collaborated to provide quality lead acid batteries for materials handling equipment. The addition of the GNB LiftForce batteries enables Hyster-Yale Group to provide a comprehensive offering of battery solutions to their dealer network for electric counterbalanced rider lift trucks with a 1 ton – 5.5 ton weight capacity.</p><p></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><span style="mso-spacerun:yes">?</span>“Our dealers continue to see an increased market demand for lithium-ion battery options for lift trucks,” said Steven LaFevers, Vice President, Motive Power & Telematics. Hyster-Yale Group. “The addition of the LiftForce LPX battery as a plug and play solution for our Class 1 counterbalanced lift trucks will help us meet the evolving needs of the customers our dealer network serves.”</p><p></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><span style="background:white; mso-highlight:white">“We are pleased to receive this certification and the opportunity to expand our strong and long-standing relationship with Hyster-Yale Group that historically has included lead acid motive power batteries for their lift trucks,” said Matt Gould, Vice President, Marketing and Sales, GNB Industrial Power. “With the addition of lithium-ion, we are now a full-service option for motive power battery solutions for their growing dealer network.”</span></p><p></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:12.0pt">With benefits that include streamlined operations, reduced downtime, and lower total cost of ownership, GNB LiFTFORCE LPX is an ideal solution for large distribution centers and companies that run heavy-duty or multiple shifts looking to lower their operational costs. The LiFTFORCE LPX can charge up to 8 times faster than a traditional lead acid battery, which allows 24/7 forklift operation using the same battery with only short bursts of recharging needed while workers are on breaks. These batteries also have lower maintenance requirements due to the eliminated need for watering.</p><p></p> <p class="MsoNormal">To learn more about GNB Industrial Power Solutions, visit <a href="http://www.9lieh.com">www.9lieh.com</a> or locate a local <a >Hyster dealer</a> or <a >Yale dealer</a>. .</p><p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"></p><p>?</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">About Exide Technologies</b></p><p></p> <p class="MsoNormal">Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com/"><span style="color:#0072CE">www.9lieh.com</span></a>) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets.?Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation?combined with?operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver?compelling solutions for the?world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility?and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is?<b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"><i style="mso-bidi-font-style:normal">Powering the World Forward</i></b>?-?history and scale combined with a start-up mentality?make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.</p><p></p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="line-height:normal;mso-pagination:widow-orphan lines-together; border:none;mso-padding-alt:31.0pt 31.0pt 31.0pt 31.0pt;mso-border-shadow:yes"><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal"><u><span style="font-size:10.5pt; color:black"><p><span style="text-decoration:none">?</span></p></span></u></b></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight:normal">About Hyster-Yale Group</b></p><p></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><a title="Hyster-Yale Group, Inc."><span style="mso-bidi-font-family:Arial">Hyster-Yale Group, Inc.</span></a><span style="mso-bidi-font-family:Arial">, </span>designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally primarily under the<span style="mso-bidi-font-family:Arial">?</span><a title="Hyster Company"><span style="mso-bidi-font-family:Arial">Hyster<sup>?</sup></span></a><span style="mso-bidi-font-family:Arial">?and?</span><a title="Yale Materials Handling Corporation"><span style="mso-bidi-font-family: Arial">Yale<sup>?</sup></span></a><span style="mso-bidi-font-family:Arial">?</span>brand names. Subsidiaries of Hyster-Yale Group include Nuvera Fuel Cells, LLC, an alternative-power technology company focused on fuel cell stacks and engines, and Bolzoni S.p.A., a leading worldwide producer of attachments, forks and lift tables marketed under the Bolzoni?, Auramo? and Meyer? brand names.? Hyster-Yale also has significant joint ventures in Japan (Sumitomo NACCO) and in China (Hyster-Yale Maximal). ?Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. (NYSE:HY).? Hyster-Yale Materials Handling, Inc. and its subsidiaries, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, employ approximately 7,700 people worldwide.</p><p></p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Tue, 05/14/2019 - 10:49</span> Tue, 14 May 2019 17:49:45 +0000 julie.simons 49076 at http://www.9lieh.com Railway Interchange 2019 http://www.9lieh.com/en/railway-interchange-2019 <h1>Railway Interchange 2019</h1> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Wed, 05/08/2019 - 13:50</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Railway Interchange is the largest railway exhibition and technical conference in North America.?Attended by nearly 9,000 rail industry professionals from around the globe, this truly massive event showcases the latest technology, services, and research. Exide will feature its battery solutions for the railroad industry.?</p> </div> Wed, 08 May 2019 20:50:22 +0000 julie.simons 49071 at http://www.9lieh.com ISE EXPO 2019 http://www.9lieh.com/en/ISE-Expo-2019 <h1>ISE EXPO 2019</h1> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Wed, 05/08/2019 - 13:42</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>ISE EXPO is an industry-leading trade show for wireless and wireline network evolution. Exide's GNB team will feature battery solutions for the telecom industry.</p> </div> Wed, 08 May 2019 20:42:33 +0000 julie.simons 49066 at http://www.9lieh.com Railtex 2019 http://www.9lieh.com/en/node/49021 <h1>Railtex 2019</h1> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Tue, 04/16/2019 - 07:19</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Visit Exide at Railtex,?the UK’s premier exhibition of railway equipment, systems and services. We will be located in Stand Q03.</p> </div> Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:19:51 +0000 julie.simons 49021 at http://www.9lieh.com Exide Announces Groundbreaking Solar Installations in Portugal http://www.9lieh.com/en/node/49011 <span>Exide Announces Groundbreaking Solar Installations in Portugal</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><strong>Gennevilliers, France – (April 10, 2019)</strong>?– Exide Technologies (<a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.9lieh.com&source=gmail&ust=1554987032517000&usg=AFQjCNFc5o06SjE0KhsWbFC61-mG9hZRlg" href="http://www.9lieh.com/" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank">www.9lieh.com</a>), a global provider of stored energy solutions for the automotive and industrial markets, is announcing two new photovoltaic installations with a total capacity of 3.8 MWp in Portugal. These will be situated at Exide’s production facility in Castanheira do Ribatejo and its recycling plant in Azambuja. The production facility will be backed by an energy storage system using GNB’s high-performance battery technology, allowing the energy generated to be consumed as required. It will be one of the largest self-consumption generation units with storage in Europe, showcasing the potential for systems of this kind to be deployed at scale.</p> <p>Today an official contract signing took place at the Castanheira do Ribatejo facility, shortly followed by the official project commencement. Stefan Stübing, President EMEA, was there on behalf of Exide, while EDP was represented by Vera Pinto Pereira, an executive board member and commercial EDP CEO.</p> <p>This flagship project shows an exciting path forward for energy-intensive manufacturers, with the ability to reduce carbon emissions and move towards products produced free of CO2. The introduction of the BESS (battery energy storage system) allows renewable energy to be leveraged to a greater extent, and provides power at nighttime and during periods of reduced sunlight. The project forms part of a range of investments by Exide at its Castanheira plant, including the recent start of a new multi-million AGM Network Power production line. ?</p> <p>The new installations will have approximately 10,000 photovoltaic panels and the energy produced by the installations would be enough to supply over 2,000 homes. The system will also comprise around 70 inverters and a bank of GNB Sonnenschein A600 batteries for energy storage, providing 500kWh of energy.</p> <p>GNB Sonnenschein A600 is known for its exceptional performance in Network Power applications, and has been proven over decades in many complex installations around the world. Its maintenance-free gel technology offers a range of safety benefits. It has a tubular plate design and excellent protection against deep discharge for maximum energy efficiency and cycle life. Horizontal mounting enables easier installation and maintenance. The battery is also completely recyclable, minimizing its environmental impact.</p> <p>The project will be managed and delivered by global energy provider EDP, working closely with Exide to deliver the energy storage component.</p> <p>“Our Castanheira plant is becoming one of the most advanced of its kind anywhere in the world. We recently undertook a significant investment to increase the facility’s network power capacity, and today we’re announcing our next-generation industrial energy system,” said Stefan Stübing, Exide’s President EMEA. “More and more companies will rely on self-generated power backed by a BESS (battery energy storage system) in years to come, especially in energy-demanding sectors like manufacturing. We’re delighted to be at the forefront of this development, with companies able to reduce their ecological footprint and achieve operational savings.”</p> <p>"EDP is committed to providing its customers with sustainable and efficient solutions. This is EDP's largest solar energy project in Portugal, and it will allow us to take an important step towards the world of storage technology," said EDP’s commercial CEO Vera Pinto Pereira.</p> <p><strong><a name="m_-5787993515219794495_m_-1478015895671753632_m_9154989398285303128_m_-1988118352900643411_m_-5578921851089821898_m_-810395891474155005_m_1739842109493312065_m_-3060673161803986071_m_9212968836418210600_m_-5823749385110271727__Hlk522956061" rel="noreferrer" id="m_-5787993515219794495_m_-1478015895671753632_m_9154989398285303128_m_-1988118352900643411_m_-5578921851089821898_m_-810395891474155005_m_1739842109493312065_m_-3060673161803986071_m_9212968836418210600_m_-5823749385110271727__Hlk522956061">Trademark notice</a></strong></p> <p>GNB and Sonnenschein are registered trademarks of Exide Technologies.?Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.</p> <p><em>Pictured: Exide's Stefan Stübing, President EMEA, and EDP's Vera Pinto Pereira, executive board member and commercial CEO.</em></p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Wed, 04/10/2019 - 10:32</span> Wed, 10 Apr 2019 17:32:00 +0000 julie.simons 49011 at http://www.9lieh.com Exide Technologies Introduces Enhanced Industrial Charger to Meet the Demands of the Toughest Fleets http://www.9lieh.com/en/node/49006 <span>Exide Technologies Introduces Enhanced Industrial Charger to Meet the Demands of the Toughest Fleets</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p class="text-align-center"><em>New GNB? Fury X-3? Offers a Higher Output Range and Expanded 10-Bay Capacity</em></p> <p><strong>Chicago, Illinois – (April 9, 2019)</strong> – Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com">www.9lieh.com</a>) announced today at ProMAT 2019 the expansion of its motive power charger line with the introduction of the 30 kilowatt (kW), 10 bay GNB Fury X-3 charger. Exide also announced that its GNB Fury X-3 18 kW, six-bay charger is now UL-Certified for Lithium-ion batteries.</p> <p>“GNB’s powerful yet economical Fury X-3 chargers enable our material handling customers to optimally manage their industrial battery fleets with increased uptime and reduced costs,” said Ted Becker, President, Exide Americas. “Since the launch of our first Fury X-3 charger in 2018, we have helped our customers design and install charger systems that drive productivity by keeping their forklifts moving.”</p> <p>The GNB Fury X-3 motive power chargers are configurable for both opportunity and fast charging and feature a flexible modular construction with multi-voltage output to meet the diverse demands of material handling battery fleets. The advantages of the GNB Fury X-3 chargers include:</p> <ul><li>Lithium-ion battery capable, with the 18kW, six-bay Fury X-3 UL certified for Lithium-ion</li> <li>Ability to charge lead-acid batteries (Flooded, VRLA, AGM, and Gel)</li> <li>Proprietary Arc Suppression capability</li> <li>Output range from 3 -30 kW with up to 10-bay cabinets</li> <li>Silicon Carbide MOSFET (Metal Oxide Semiconductor?Field-Effect Transistor) power technology for efficient?high-frequency power conversion</li> <li>Multiple communications interfaces (PLC, RS, 232, CAN, WiFi, BlueTooth, USB)</li> </ul><p><a name="_gjdgxs" id="_gjdgxs"></a>The GNB Fury X-3 is available and shipping now. Stop by the GNB Industrial Power Booth #S647 at ProMat to learn more about the GNB Fury X-3 chargers or visit <a href="http://www.9lieh.com/us/en/FuryX3">http://www.9lieh.com/us/en/FuryX3</a>.?</p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Tue, 04/09/2019 - 06:15</span> Tue, 09 Apr 2019 13:15:20 +0000 julie.simons 49006 at http://www.9lieh.com Exide Technologies Conquers Cold Storage with New Motive Power Battery http://www.9lieh.com/en/node/49001 <span>Exide Technologies Conquers Cold Storage with New Motive Power Battery</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p class="text-align-center"><em>New GNB? Marathon? Subzero? increases runtime by 53% over conventional batteries? </em></p> <p><strong>Chicago, Illinois – (April 8, 2019)</strong> – Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com">www.9lieh.com</a>) announced today at ProMAT 2019 the launch of its GNB Marathon Subzero battery designed to meet the specific demands of cold-storage applications. GNB Marathon Subzero batteries are durable and outperform conventional batteries in both runtime and lifespan in cold environments (39°F/4°C and below).</p> <p>“Our customers using GNB Marathon Subzero batteries are experiencing increased runtimes by up to 53 percent, at a temperature of nine degrees Fahrenheit, compared to conventional batteries,” said Ted Becker, President, Exide Americas. “The result of fewer battery changes translates to a higher volume of materials moved per hour, which in turn raises productivity and lowers the total cost of ownership.”</p> <p><a name="_gjdgxs" id="_gjdgxs"></a>GNB Marathon Subzero is a military-grade engineered battery that was initially designed to withstand the rigors of deep-sea work and to handle the most severe applications in the harshest conditions. Its unique use of Tensor? technology to incorporate copper for negative grid materials, replacing the lead used in conventional batteries, equips Marathon Subzero with enhanced conductivity. This benefit of low-resistance allows for both fast and opportunity charging, making this battery the optimal choice for customers’ cold-storage material handling needs.</p> <p>GNB Marathon Subzero batteries are currently available in the following popular sizes.</p> <ul><li>18-125-17 – 990 Ah and 38.31”L x 19.88”W x 30.5”H</li> <li>12-85-13 -? 500 Ah and 30.44”L x 12.96”W x 25.25”H</li> <li>12-10-13 – 640 Ah and 30.44”L x 12.69”W x 30.75”H</li> </ul><p>Stop by the GNB Industrial Power Booth #S647 to learn more about the GNB Marathon Subzero batteries or visit <a href="http://www.9lieh.com/us/en/MarathonSubzero">http://www.9lieh.com/us/en/MarathonSubzero</a>.</p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Mon, 04/08/2019 - 09:51</span> Mon, 08 Apr 2019 16:51:43 +0000 julie.simons 49001 at http://www.9lieh.com Exide Technologies Attends Autopromotec 2019 with latest Carbon Boost Batteries http://www.9lieh.com/en/node/48996 <span>Exide Technologies Attends Autopromotec 2019 with latest Carbon Boost Batteries</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>?</p> <p><meta charset="utf-8" /></p> <ul dir="ltr"><li>Launch of latest Carbon Boost technology in Exide’s Aftermarket EFB and Premium battery ranges for cars, improving lifetime and performance</li> <li>Enhanced accessories and support for workshops</li> <li>Powerful Commercial Vehicle (CV) range extension to optimize customer economies</li> </ul><p><strong>Gennevilliers, France – April 8, 2019</strong> – Exide Technologies, a global leader in stored energy solutions for the automotive and industrial markets, will be launching its latest generation Carbon Boost battery technology for Light Vehicles when it debuts at this year’s Autopromotec exhibition in Bologna, from 22nd to 26th May.</p> <p dir="ltr">The company developed the next generation of its innovative, original equipment solution to deliver extra benefits for car drivers whilst complying with stricter technical WLTP (Worldwide harmonized light vehicle Test Protocol) requirements. The new technology will be introduced in both Exide’s Aftermarket EFB and Premium battery ranges for Light Vehicles, further improving product lifetime and performance.</p> <p dir="ltr">Exide will present its extensive accessories and support workshops to test, charge, select and reinstall batteries; including the innovative EBT965P battery tester for predictive maintenance which is now available for order. For Commercial Vehicles Exide will focus on the new Endurance+PRO GEL, the best-in-class VRLA GEL battery for extreme cycling, and StrongPRO, featuring next-generation HVR and Carbon Boost technologies.</p> <p dir="ltr">Visitors and customers can gather more information at the welcoming Exide stand in Hall 18, B06.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>Trademark notice</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Exide, HVR and Carbon Boost are registered trademarks of Exide Technologies. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.</p> <p dir="ltr"><strong>About Exide Technologies:</strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com/">www.9lieh.com</a>) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets.?Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation?combined with?operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver?compelling solutions for the?world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility?and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is?Powering the World Forward?-?history and scale combined with a start-up mentality?make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.</p> <p><strong>Media contacts: </strong></p> <p dir="ltr">Mariola Michalczyk</p> <p dir="ltr">Content & PR EMEA at Exide Technologies</p> <p dir="ltr">Tel.: +48 61 87 86 031</p> <p dir="ltr">E-Mail: <a href="mailto:mariola.michalczyk@exide.com">mariola.michalczyk@exide.com</a></p> <p>?</p> <p dir="ltr">Martin Pohl/Jacek Skolimowski</p> <p dir="ltr">Exide Media Consultants</p> <p dir="ltr">Tel.: + 49 89 89 50159-0??</p> <p dir="ltr">E-Mail: <a href="mailto:m.pohl@bmb-consult.com">m.pohl@bmb-consult.com</a> / <a href="mailto:j.skolimowski@bmb-consult.com">j.skolimowski@bmb-consult.com</a></p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Mon, 04/08/2019 - 06:19</span> Mon, 08 Apr 2019 13:19:21 +0000 julie.simons 48996 at http://www.9lieh.com Exide Technologies Unveils Cutting Edge Battery and Charger Management Software for the Motive Power Industry http://www.9lieh.com/en/news/exide-unveils-GNB-cloud <span>Exide Technologies Unveils Cutting Edge Battery and Charger Management Software for the Motive Power Industry</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><div> <p><strong>Milton, GA – (April 4, 2019)</strong> – Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com/">www.9lieh.com</a>) announced today the launch of GNB Cloud, multi-enterprise collaboration software to optimally design and deploy the most effective motive power battery and charger systems. This cloud-based tool allows GNB Industrial Power and its partners and end users to leverage live fleet data to customize and compare various motive power options, simulating performance before deployment. Outcomes for operational and financial performance are then measured and delivered to system stakeholders in real time to maximize value and ensure customer satisfaction. GNB is providing this as a value-added service to its partners and customers to make better, data-driven decisions.<br /> ?</p> </div> <div> <div style="mso-element:para-border-div;border-top:solid black 1.0pt; border-left:none;border-bottom:solid black 1.0pt;border-right:none;padding: 2.0pt 0in 2.0pt 0in"> <p align="center" class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:center;border:none; mso-border-top-alt:solid black 1.0pt;mso-border-bottom-alt:solid black 1.0pt; padding:0in;mso-padding-alt:2.0pt 0in 2.0pt 0in"><b style="mso-bidi-font-weight: normal"><span style="background:white;mso-highlight:white">Stop by the GNB Industrial Power Booth (#S647) at ProMat for an interactive demonstration and one-on-one discussions with our experts.</span></b><span style="background: white;mso-highlight:white"> </span></p><p></p> </div> <p class="MsoNormal" style="border:none;mso-padding-alt:31.0pt 31.0pt 31.0pt 31.0pt; mso-border-shadow:yes"><br /> “GNB Cloud is a game changer for the motive power industry,” said Ted Becker, Exide Technologies President, Americas. “This battery and charger management solution integrates multiple sources of data to generate actionable intelligence needed to maximize system performance. The industry needed better tools to make decisions and ensure success; Exide is pleased to be first to market with this solution.”</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="border:none;mso-padding-alt:31.0pt 31.0pt 31.0pt 31.0pt; mso-border-shadow:yes">GNB Cloud is comprised of three linked software modules - Measure, Model, and Monitor - with data shared across them. The Measure module automates fleet power studies providing critical baseline energy data to specify motive power systems. The Model module leverages this data, simulating the financial and operational performance of batteries and chargers in order to optimize system design. Once deployed, the Monitor module connects these solutions to the cloud, and delivers customized key performance indicators (KPIs) in real time to maximize system performance. Together, Measure, Model, and Monitor form a powerful, data-driven process to design and manage advanced motive power solutions, ensuring long term customer success.</p> <p class="MsoNormal" style="border:none;mso-padding-alt:31.0pt 31.0pt 31.0pt 31.0pt; mso-border-shadow:yes">GNB Cloud is modern cloud-based software with the following features:</p> <ul><li class="MsoNormal" style="border: none;">Built as Software as a Service (SaaS), for efficient deployment and user customization</li> <li class="MsoNormal" style="border: none;">Multiple wireless options to connect battery and charger data to the cloud</li> <li class="MsoNormal" style="border: none;">Advanced fleet management tools including predictive analytics for battery lifetime</li> </ul></div> <p>GNB Industrial Power will be demonstrating GNB Cloud at ProMat, April 8 -12. Stop by booth #S647 for an interactive demonstration and one-on-one discussions with our experts.</p> <p><strong>About Exide Technologies</strong></p> <p>Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com/">www.9lieh.com</a>) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets.?Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation?combined with?operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver?compelling solutions for the?world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility?and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is?Powering the World Forward?-?history and scale combined with a start-up mentality?make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.</p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Thu, 04/04/2019 - 12:21</span> Thu, 04 Apr 2019 19:21:17 +0000 julie.simons 48961 at http://www.9lieh.com Battery Systems, Inc. Acquires Exide’s Branch Network Business http://www.9lieh.com/en/node/48951 <span>Battery Systems, Inc. Acquires Exide’s Branch Network Business</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com">www.9lieh.com</a>) is pleased to announce <a target="_blank">Battery Systems, Inc</a>. (BSI) will acquire its transportation branch network business, which serves the aftermarket for the United States and Canada. The deal makes BSI the exclusive distributor of Exide branded transportation batteries for the aftermarket in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean.</p> <p>The agreement enables both companies to focus on core competencies, prepare for future growth, and better serve customers. This new relationship will strengthen the Exide brand in the aftermarket and will benefit our customers as well as our employees that support the Branch operations. Our customers will now have access to BSI’s newly expanded distribution footprint of 120 locations and will have access to a robust supply of high-quality Exide batteries with improved service levels.</p> <p>The transaction closed in the United States on March 31, 2019, and will close in Canada during the second quarter of the 2019 calendar year.</p> <p>For more information about BSI, please visit?<a data-saferedirecturl="https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.batterysystems.net/&source=gmail&ust=1554471370336000&usg=AFQjCNG1ubFcI5UOHyd3JZxInLAR3Dy1pw" target="_blank">https://www.<wbr></wbr>batterysystems.net</a>.?</p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Tue, 04/02/2019 - 10:34</span> Tue, 02 Apr 2019 17:34:18 +0000 julie.simons 48951 at http://www.9lieh.com Exide Sees Increased Adoption of Its GNB EasyPick Battery Selection System http://www.9lieh.com/en/node/48936 <span>Exide Sees Increased Adoption of Its GNB EasyPick Battery Selection System</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><strong>Gennevilliers, France – (April 02, 2019)</strong> – Battery manufacturer Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com">www.9lieh.com</a>), a global provider of stored energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets, is seeing increased uptake of GNB EasyPick. The straightforward and cost-effective system can optionally be enabled in GNB chargers, and ensures that the first battery charged is the first battery selected for use. It protects battery lifespan, increases operating hours and enhances productivity, and is an excellent choice for smaller operations not yet ready to make the investment in a full battery fleet management system.</p> <p>EasyPick is simple, reliable and user friendly. Operators just “pick the green one” – a green light indicates which battery to select first. An amber light identifies batteries that are fully charged and queued. Whenever the priority battery is taken the next in the queue will turn green.</p> <p>This works for up to 30 chargers. One controlling charger is needed for each battery type, which can then manage the others. The controlling charger sounds an alarm if a wrong battery is taken, reinforcing the correct operation of the system. The result is elegant and easy to understand for any workforce.</p> <p>GNB chargers with EasyPick are simply plug & play. You may start right away without a service technician, saving labor costs and set-up time. The system is cost-effective and gives businesses a strong return on investment.</p> <p>“GNB EasyPick is a powerful tool for improving the efficiency and productivity of your warehouse, and helps to maximize the lifespan of your battery fleet,” said Nigel Darke of Exide Technologies. “We believe in the importance of delivering a complete solution to our customers, helping them drive down total cost of ownership.”</p> <p>For businesses wanting to bring the next level of sophistication to their operations, Exide recommends GNB 2100.NET, its fully comprehensive fleet management and battery monitoring solution. It allows businesses to implement a highly effective rotation system for their battery fleet, remotely monitor up to 500 batteries and chargers from a single location, quickly identify faulty batteries for repair, and much more.</p> <p><strong>Trademark notice</strong></p> <p>Exide, Exide Technologies and GNB are registered trademarks of Exide Technologies.</p> <p><strong>About Exide Technologies</strong></p> <p>Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com/">www.9lieh.com</a>) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets.?Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation?combined with?operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver?compelling solutions for the?world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility?and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is?Powering the World Forward?-?history and scale combined with a start-up mentality?make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.</p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Tue, 04/02/2019 - 06:28</span> Tue, 02 Apr 2019 13:28:30 +0000 julie.simons 48936 at http://www.9lieh.com Exide Technologies Names John J. Gasparovic Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary http://www.9lieh.com/en/node/48931 <span>Exide Technologies Names John J. Gasparovic Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p><strong>Milton, Ga. – April 1, 2019</strong> – Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com">www.9lieh.com</a>), a global provider of stored energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets, announced today the appointment of John J. Gasparovic as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary. Mr. Gasparovic will report to Tim Vargo, President and Chief Executive Officer, and will serve as an advisor to the Board of Directors and management on all legal and governance matters and will direct the global legal function of the Company from Exide’s global headquarters in Milton, Ga.</p> <p>“We are pleased to have John join us as Chief Legal Officer and Secretary,” said Tim Vargo, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Exide Technologies. “John brings a distinguished legal background and a deep knowledge of the automotive and manufacturing industries, which will add valuable insight and experience to the leadership team.”</p> <p><a name="_gjdgxs" id="_gjdgxs"></a>Mr. Gasparovic retired from BorgWarner Inc. in 2018 after serving as its Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer since 2007.? Prior to that, Mr. Gasparovic served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Federal-Mogul Corporation; Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Roadway Corporation; Vice President Business Development and General Counsel of Guardian Automotive; and Assistant General Counsel of Guardian Industries Corp.? He began his legal career in the litigation group at the global law firm Jones Day in its Cleveland and Chicago offices. Mr. Gasparovic is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law in Chicago, Illinois, and is a graduate of Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in History.</p> <p><strong>About Exide Technologies</strong></p> <p>Exide Technologies (<a href="http://www.9lieh.com/">www.9lieh.com</a>) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets.?Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation?combined with?operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver?compelling solutions for the?world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility?and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is?Powering the World Forward?-?history and scale combined with a start-up mentality?make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.</p> </div> <span><span lang="" about="http://www.9lieh.com/en/user/946" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="" xml:lang="">julie.simons</span></span> <span>Mon, 04/01/2019 - 10:35</span> Mon, 01 Apr 2019 17:35:37 +0000 julie.simons 48931 at http://www.9lieh.com 哆啪啪