SOURCE: IDS Industries, Inc.

IDS Industries, Inc.

IDS Industries, Inc.

April 09, 2014 09:00 ET

Charge! Energy Storage Unveils Lithium Battery Powered Portable Generator

Launches New Line Targeting Cannabis Industry at HempCon, Leverages Relationships

LAKE ELSINORE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 9, 2014) - IDS Industries, Inc. (OTCQB: IDST) announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Charge! Energy Storage, Inc.(Charge!), has scheduled to launch its new line of portable electric generators featuring lithium battery storage and capable of traversing all terrains. Whether choosing the 1.25KWh or 2.5KWh storage unit, the FEMA approved and showcased power station provides twice the power of lead acid batteries with half the weight and has a full depth of discharge capability. Every unit includes an array of attributes making these units the choice for those either needing off-grid power or desiring a small footprint. Every unit is reliable, sturdy and built to a military spec making each the selection for first responders or those needing to be prepared for any emergency situation.

"We are looking forward to launching our new product line at HempCon this month. The Company has been working hard, focusing on providing an elegant portable power solution for the past 18 months. We are very happy with this latest line provided by our U.S. based manufacturing partner," said Scott Plantinga, CEO of IDS Industries. Mr. Plantinga added, "The cannabis industry has provided Charge! the opportunity to prove and refine our units. Charge! will continue to modify its product line to meet the varied needs for commercial application including providing power to growers, processors, labs, dispensaries and collectives. Charge! has strategically chosen this event positioned to unveil its latest product line to an audience that includes current cannabis relationships and opens the door for the Company to establish new ones and join the industry's celebration during on '04/20'."

HempCon is a 3-day convention series for the cannabis and hemp industries, with the first 2014 show starting on April 18 at the NOS Event Center in San Bernardino, California.

Charge! will begin taking orders online, Friday, April 18th while shipping is scheduled to commence Thursday, May 1, 2014.

The Company believes the cannabis and hemp market sector represents a significant opportunity for growth and revenue expansion and stated it will continue to seek other market opportunities that will drive long-term revenue and build value for its shareholders.

About IDS Industries, Inc.
IDS Industries, Inc., a diversified holding company, is focused on creating superior long-term returns for shareholders through a unique structure of diversified public and non-public holdings. Today, IDS is made up of two principal subsidiaries:

Charge! Energy Storage is a designer and developer of GIIRS-rated energy storage devices for residential, commercial, and light industrial markets and products that deliver clean stationary and portable electrical energy. The Company's residential & commercial products are large scale products that have characteristics applicable to their usage. Charge! has made a broad reaching commitment to create reliable and affordable hi-tech energy storage systems for all commercial and residential applications. The Company's proprietary integrated Battery Management and Charge Controller System (BMCCS) optimizes advanced lithium chemistry functions improving battery performance and extending battery life.

Propel Management Group (PMG) provides a full range of program management, acquisition, and lifecycle support services to its customers. PMG is at the forefront of integrating acquisition, logistics, engineering, and technology disciplines into a comprehensive lifecycle management approach. PMG continually strives to improve the process of developing, procuring, and sustaining its customers' systems to achieve their overarching goals of transformation, consolidation, and efficiency. Its Direct-to-Consumer business delivers comprehensive call center and online marketing solutions to brands seeking maximum reach and return on investment (ROI).

Forward-looking & Safe Harbor Statement
Certain statements in this news release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of Rule 175 under the Securities Act of 1933 and Rule 3b-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and those statements are subject to the safe harbor created by those rules. All statements, other than statements of fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding potential future plans and objectives of the Company, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. The Company cautions that these forward-looking statements are further qualified by other factors. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any statements in this release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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