SOURCE: Active Power

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June 15, 2016 09:00 ET

Active Power to Help Manufacturers Address Devastating Effects of Power Quality Problems at Additive Manufacturing Europe

Flywheel UPS Manufacturer to Demonstrate How to Significantly Lower Total Cost of Ownership, Improve Reliability and Reduce Carbon Emissions

AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwired - Jun 15, 2016) -  With an increasing demand for timely shipments, perfect quality and lowest cost, the effects of electrical disturbances for additive manufacturers can drastically impact productivity and profitability. To prevent scrapped product, missed shipments and poor product quality, Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW) will demonstrate how an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) with integrated flywheel energy storage is uniquely suited to protect additive manufacturing and 3D printing applications from power quality issues at Additive Manufacturing Europe, June 28-30, 2016, in Amsterdam.

Rob Engelen, sales director, for EMEA region at Active Power will lead a discussion on the significant impact electrical disturbances can have on these types of manufacturing environments and the role of UPS. The presentation will cover how a flywheel UPS solution can lower total cost of ownership by 40 percent, is 12 times less likely to fail and produces 9 times less carbon emissions compared to battery UPS options. Real world use cases of flywheel UPS in these applications will also be highlighted.

WHAT: "Flywheel Energy Storage - Solving Power Quality Problems for Additive Manufacturers"

WHEN: Wednesday, June 29, 1:40-2:00 p.m.

WHERE: RAI Amsterdam, Europaplein, NL-1078 GZ, Amsterdam

Active Power will exhibit at the conference at stand #419. The conference is the leading business show for some of the largest, most well-respected additive manufacturers and 3D printers in the world with a focus on health care, aerospace and automotive applications.

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For more information about Additive Manufacturing Europe, visit http://www.amshow-europe.com/.

For a complete listing of Active Power's upcoming events, please visit http://www.activepower.com/events/.

About Active Power
Active Power (NASDAQ: ACPW) designs and manufactures flywheel uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems, modular infrastructure solutions (MIS) and energy storage products for mission critical applications worldwide. The company's products deliver an unmatched combination of total cost of ownership, reliability and sustainability for leading organizations around the world. Customers are served via Austin and three regional operations centers located in the United Kingdom, Germany and China, that support the deployment of systems in more than 50 countries. For more information, visit www.activepower.com.

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SOURCE: Active Power, Inc.