EaglePicher Technologies Introduces First Implantable Medical Cell Designed Specifically for Monitoring Applications
Lithium Thionyl chloride cells provide high energy density and low entry cost
JOPLIN, Missouri, January 29, 2008 – EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, an EaglePicher company, today announced its Medical Power group introduced two new implantable medical batteries to the market. The two batteries, aimed at the rapidly growing implantable monitor market, provide high energy density and low entry cost. Typical applications include implantable cardiac and glucose monitors.
EaglePicher Technologies Awarded Two Satellite Programs by Orbital Sciences Corporation
Joplin, Mo., December 11, 2007--EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, an EaglePicher company, today announced it has been awarded two satellite battery programs by Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC). The orders are for the manufacture of lithium ion batteries to power SES Americom’s AMC-5R and FM-1 satellites during eclipse.
EaglePicher Technologies Receives $2.9 Million Defense Contract to Support Automated Manufacturing of Missile Batteries Contract part of 2008 Defense Appropriations Bill
Joplin, Missouri, December 3, 2007 – EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, an EaglePicher company, today announced it has received a $2.9 million defense contract as part of the 2008 Defense Appropriations Bill. This government contract will fund the qualification of new missile, portable power and Department of Defense batteries at EaglePicher Technologies’ new automated facility in Pittsburg, Kan. The new 30,000 ft2 facility positions EaglePicher at the forefront of U.S.-based battery suppliers for defenserelated programs.
EaglePicher Technologies Ships First Lithium-Ion Batteries for Communications Satellites
Joplin, Missouri, November 28, 2007 – EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, an EaglePicher company and a leading producer of batteries and energetic devices for the defense, space and commercial industries, today announced it has shipped its first two orders for lithium-ion (Li-Ion) batteries to Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC). The 18-cell Li-Ion batteries will be used for communications satellites.
EaglePicher Technologies Opens Research and Development Center in Joplin, Mo.
New Center Focuses on Key Technology Development
Joplin, Missouri, November 12, 2007 – EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, an EaglePicher company, today announced it has opened a dedicated research and development (R&D) center in Joplin, Mo., to expand its new technology research and enhance existing development efforts. The new technical center employs 15 scientists and engineers and expects to double by mid-2008.
EaglePicher Medical Power Completes ISO 13485 Audit
Vancouver, BC, October 16, 2007 - EaglePicher Medical Power, an EaglePicher company, today announced the successful completion of the annual surveillance audit for its ISO 13485 registration covering the development, manufacture and sale of implantable batteries for the medical device industry. EaglePicher, one of the first battery companies in the world to be registered to ISO 13485, was first certified in September 2004.
EaglePicher Technologies Names Viet Vu Vice President of Technology
Joplin, Mo., August 22, 2007 – EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, a leading producer of batteries and energetic devices for the defense, space and commercial industries, announced today that Viet Vu has joined the company as vice president of technology. In this newly created strategic position, Vu is responsible for the design and development of new technology power sources for the defense, space, medical and commercial applications. He will serve an instrumental role in implementing the company’s strategy to aggressively grow its lithium-ion battery business. His primary responsibilities include resource planning, organization, control, integration, and completion of engineering initiatives including systems integration, prototyping, testing, and technology development and commercialization.
EaglePicher Technologies Awarded $1 Million Contract
Joplin, Missouri, July 25, 2007 – EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, an EaglePicher company, today announced receipt of a $1 million contract from the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) to supply BA-5590 lithium-sulfur dioxide
batteries. Delivery of the 20,000 batteries will be completed in the fourth quarter of this year.
EaglePicher Technologies Awarded $1.6 Million Contract
Joplin, Mo., July 12, 2007 – EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, an EaglePicher company, today announced receipt of a $1.6 million contract from Ultralife Batteries, Inc. to supply BA-5590 lithium-sulfur dioxide batteries. Delivery of the 30,000 batteries, intended for the Australian Department of Defence, will be completed in the fourth quarter of this year. “We are proud of our reputation for providing maximum-performance batteries with short lead times for delivery,” said Steve Westfall, president of EaglePicher Technologies. “The United States Army is a core customer, but we also have a strong international client base.” EP Technologies also provides BA-5590s to the defense departments of the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia.
EaglePicher Technologies Receives CECOM Approval for Military Grade Batteries
JOPLIN, Mo. – (May 7, 2007) – EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, a leading producer of batteries and energetic devices for the defense, space and commercial industries, announced today they have received CE LCMC (Communications Electronic Life Cycle Management Command) approval from the U.S. Army for EaglePicher’s BA-5380 and BA-5360 batteries. These lithium manganese dioxide batteries, designed to meet U.S. Army specifications, provide approximately 35 percent more running time than their sulfur dioxide predecessors.