Universal Power Group To Showcase New Products At International Consumer Electronics Show

Universal Power Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPG), a Texas-based distributor and supplier of batteries and related power accessories, today announced that it will be showcasing a number of new products at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to be held Jan. 10-13 in Las Vegas.

UPG will feature a number of new and enhanced products at the Company’s booth #15522, located at Las Vegas Convention Center, Central Hall. Products on display will include:
  • Energizer ® -branded premium automotive power accessories, including jumpstarters, chargers and maintainers, and inverters
  • UPG’s Adventure Power® series of batteries for motorcycles and power sport vehicles, including lithium iron phosphate chemistry
  • The new Ecotricity ECO-1800S solar generator
  • iPhone power cases and portable back-up batteries that charge iPhones and electronics on-the-go
  • “Do-It-Yourself” Security Kits that include wireless GSM/SMS RFID alarm systems with cell phone monitoring capabilities

The International CES is owned and produced by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the $186 billion U.S. consumer technology industry. CEA represents more than 2,000 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of consumer electronics products.

"CES is the largest consumer electronic conference in the world and we view our continued participation as an important element to our growth efforts for the coming year,” said Ian Edmonds, president and CEO of UPG. “As the largest consumer electronic conference in the world, it provides a great opportunity to meet and network with existing and potential partners and familiarize them with our exciting new products and capabilities to meet emerging consumer demand.”

About Universal Power Group, Inc.

Universal Power Group, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UPG) is a leading supplier and distributor of batteries and power accessories, and a provider of supply chain and other value-added services. UPG's product offerings include proprietary brands of industrial and consumer batteries of all chemistries, chargers, jump-starters, 12-volt accessories, and solar and security products. UPG's supply chain services include procurement, warehousing, inventory management, distribution, fulfillment and value-added services such as sourcing, battery pack assembly and coordinating battery recycling efforts, as well as product development. For more information, please visit the UPG website at www.upgi.com.

About Energizer

Energizer Holdings, Inc. [NYSE: ENR], headquartered in St. Louis, MO, is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of primary batteries, portable battery-powered devices, and portable flashlights and lanterns. Energizer is a global leader in the dynamic business of providing power solutions with a full portfolio of products including Energizer ® brand battery products Energizer ® MAX ® premium alkaline; Energizer ® Ultimate Lithium; Energizer ® Advanced Lithium; Rechargeable batteries and charging systems; and portable flashlights and lanterns.

Energizer continues to fulfill its role as a technology innovator by redefining portable power solutions to meet people’s active lifestyle needs for today and tomorrow with Energizer ® Energi To Go ® chargers for rechargeable portable devices; charging systems for wireless video game controllers; and specialty batteries for hearing aids, health and fitness devices, as well as for keyless remote entry systems, toys and watches. Energizer is redefining where energy, technology and freedom meet to bring to market consumer-focused products that power the essential devices that help people stay connected and on the go at work and at play. Visit www.energizer.com, www.facebook.com/energizerbunny.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this press release that are not statements of historical or current fact constitute "forward-looking statements." Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other unknown factors that could cause the Company's actual operating results to be materially different from any historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. In addition to statements that explicitly describe these risks and uncertainties, readers are urged to consider statements that contain terms such as "believes," "belief," "expects," "expect," "intends," "intend," "anticipate," "anticipates," "plans," "plan," to be uncertain and forward-looking. The forward-looking statements contained herein are also subject generally to other risks and uncertainties described from time to time in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Historical financial results are not necessarily indicative of future performance.

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