GS Yuasa Lithium Power announced a contract award from Eagle Picher to provide Li ion cells to Eagle Picher for battery systems supplied to Orbital Sciences

September 14, 2007

Alpharetta, GA- September 14, 2007 - GS Yuasa Lithium Power (GYLP) today announced a contract award from Eagle Picher for the supply of LSE100 Li ion cells to Eagle Picher for a satellite application.
The GS Yuasa Li ion technology will be incorporated by Eagle Picher Technologies into a fully integrated and space qualified battery system to be delivered to Orbital Sciences.  The contract award is for the AMC-5R & FM1 GEO Programs.
"The latest contract award from Eagle Picher for Orbital Sciences is a major step forward for the EP-GS Yuasa relationship as well as their continuing development for Li ion in Space applications", noted Jeff Cason, V.P. of Sales – GS Yuasa Lithium Power.

About Eagle Picher
EaglePicher Technologies is the leading producer of batteries and energetic devices for the defense, space and commercial industries, and provides the most experience and broadest capability in battery electrochemistry of any battery supplier in the United States. EaglePicher Technologies is headquartered in Joplin, Mo., and is an AS9100 certified supplier.  For more information, visit www.eaglepicher.com.

About GS Yuasa Lithium Power
GS Yuasa Lithium Power is an American subsidiary of GS Yuasa Corporation, focused on the development of complete Li ion energy solutions for clients within the Western Hemisphere.  Please visit us at www.gsyuasa-lp.com

About GS Yuasa Corporation
GS Yuasa Corporation is the leading Japanese producer of batteries and energy storage technologies and second largest lead acid battery manufacturer in the world with annual revenues of $2.1 billion.

 

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