MILTON, Ga., Feb. 7, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Exide Technologies (Nasdaq:XIDE) (, a global leader in stored electrical energy solutions, announced today the Company will host an investor meeting at the DoubleTree Hotel in Roswell, Georgia, on Wednesday, February 9, 2011, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. During the meeting, attendees will have the opportunity to meet operating management and hear discussions on technology developments, operating and financial performance. Presentations will be followed by a tour of the Global Technology Center on Exide's campus in Milton, Georgia.

Anyone interested in attending the event must register with the Company. Please contact Charlotte Colson at for registration information. For anyone unable to attend in person, a webcast of the meeting presentations will be available on the Company's website at .

About Exide Technologies

Exide Technologies, with operations in more than 80 countries, is one of the world's largest producers and recyclers of lead-acid batteries. The Company's four global business groups -- Transportation Americas, Transportation Europe and Rest of World, Industrial Energy Americas and Industrial Energy Europe and Rest of World -- provide a comprehensive range of stored electrical energy products and services for industrial and transportation applications.

Transportation markets include original-equipment and aftermarket automotive, heavy-duty truck, agricultural and marine applications, and new technologies for hybrid vehicles and automotive applications. Industrial markets include network power applications such as telecommunications systems, electric utilities, railroads, photovoltaic (solar-power related) and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), and motive-power applications including lift trucks, mining and other commercial vehicles.

Further information about Exide, including its financial results, are available at .

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