MILTON, Ga., Feb. 7, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Exide Technologies (Nasdaq:XIDE) ( www.exide.com), 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 charlotte.colson@exide.com 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 www.exide.com .

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 www.exide.com .

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CONTACT:  MEDIA CONTACT:          Susan Jaramillo          Senior Director, Communications          Exide Technologies          203/699-9133 phone          susan.jaramillo@exide.com                   INVESTOR CONTACT:          Carol Knies          Senior Director of Investor Relations          Exide Technologies          678/566-9316 phone          carol.knies@exide.com

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