Electrochem Announces Presence at Medical Devices Summit East

Electrochem Announces Presence at Medical Devices Summit East

CLARENCE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Electrochem Solutions, Inc. (Electrochem), a subsidiary of Greatbatch, Inc. (NYS: GB) today announced its participation at the Medical Devices Summit East, hosted by Opal Events, beginning February 28, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.

As Electrochem continues to aggressively grow and expand its presence in the medical market space, the company will showcase its customized total power solutions for portable medical devices on the conference floor at the Boston Marriott Long Wharf hotel. These technology solutions include battery packs, chargers, docking stations and power supplies for critical applications such as, but not limited to, ultrasounds, defibrillators, patient monitors and LVADs.

The company will host two educational roundtable sessions on Friday, March 1 at 9:00am and 9:30am - George Cintra, VP of RD&E for Electrochem, will present the topic titled "Medical Power Solutions: Smart & Performance-Driven." He will discuss the advances of portable battery technology for medical devices related to improvements in size, weight, cycle life and delivery. In addition, this session will cover sterilization techniques for batteries including autoclave, Sterrad/Sterris and gamma irradiation. More information about the summit and this roundtable session can be found here: http://www.opalevents.org/p/62/medical-devices-summit.

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.

About Greatbatch, Inc.

Greatbatch, Inc. (NYS: 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 Electrochem, visit www.electrochemsolutions.com.

For additional information on Greatbatch, visit www.greatbatch.com.

Electrochem Solutions, Inc.
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