SOURCE: AmperGen

November 10, 2008 09:37 ET

AmperGen Offers New Capacity to Battery and Charger Market

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - November 10, 2008) - A new powerhouse in the battery and portable power market was formed today with the joining of 3 companies: Multiplier Industries Corp, Alexander Technologies, and North American Battery Company (NABC). AmperGen™ (www.ampergen.com) world headquarters will be located in Woburn, Massachusetts with US offices in San Diego, CA, Mason City, IA, Mt. Kisco, NY and UK/Europe offices in Peterlee, England.

"The combination of these companies brings over 35 years of reliability, quality and value to consumers, aftermarket users and OEMs for all types of portable power solutions," said Craig Taylor, CEO of AmperGen. "Our 3 continent manufacturing, engineering, distribution, and customer focused service capabilities span the entire globe and offer to both consumers and business customers, world class products and programs at very competitive prices."

AmperGen will continue to use the well known brand names the companies have successfully developed: Ultralast for Consumer products, Multiplier for Industrial and Two Way Radio products, and Alexander Technologies for specialty and OEM based products.

Ultralast provides greener solutions for consumer portable power needs. It offers a complete range of rechargeable batteries and chargers for digital cameras and camcorders, portable electronics, cordless phones, and power tools as well as alkaline batteries for all varieties of consumer devices from hearing aids to TV remotes to remote control cars. Backed by "best in the industry" warranties, Ultralast batteries can be found at thousands of retail and e-tail locations in North America. More information is available at www.ultralastbatteries.com.

Multiplier provides the broadest range of OEM quality batteries and accessories for two-way radios and both voice and data mobile communications devices. With over 35 years of field reliability, Multiplier represents the gold standard in portable communications power. Multiplier is also adding a new range of industrial products to better service its end user and distribution customers. Additional information can be found at www.multiplier.com.

Alexander Technologies is a world leader in the design, development and manufacturing of portable power solutions for two-way radios, portable barcode scanners, portable printers and other equipment. Alexander specializes in design and production of battery packs, chargers, and battery analyzers for many original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), and Fortune 500 companies. More information can be found at www.alexandertechnologies.com.

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