About Electrochem Solutions, Inc.Electrochem, founded in 1979, is a world leader in the design and manufacture of customized battery and wireless sensing technology solutions. A subsidiary of Greatbatch, Inc., Electrochem was born from the lithium battery invented for the implantable pacemaker by founder, Wilson Greatbatch. Today, Electrochem is known for providing reliable products which are used across a range of critical applications in the portable medical, energy, military, aerospace, environmental and process control industries. About Greatbatch, Inc. Greatbatch, Inc. (NYSE: GB) provides top-quality technologies to industries that depend on reliable, long-lasting performance through its brands -- Greatbatch Medical, Electrochem and QiG Group. Greatbatch Medical develops and manufactures critical medical device technologies for the cardiac, neurology, vascular and orthopaedic markets. Electrochem designs and manufactures custom battery and wireless sensing technologies for high-end niche applications in the energy, military, portable medical, and other markets. The QiG Group empowers the design and development of new medical devices for the company’s core markets. For additional information on Micro Power, visit www.micro-power.com. For additional information on Electrochem, visit www.electrochemsolutions.com. For additional information on Greatbatch, visit www.greatbatch.com.
Micro Power Electronics, Inc., a subsidiary of Electrochem Solutions, Inc., today announced that Jeffrey VanZwol, Vice President of Marketing for Micro Power, will speak about battery power innovations at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mr. Seth Fletcher, editor for Popular Science magazine, is moderating the panel titled “Portable Power: The Quest for Longer Lasting Batteries” and Mr. VanZwol will join additional panelists and industry veterans Dan Friel of Leyden Energy, Joseph Keating of Infinite Power Solutions and Bret Lewis of the Wireless Power Consortium to speak on this topic. “Mobile device users continue to expand the applications running on their devices, and battery performance becomes more essential to their business and social interaction,” said Mr. VanZwol. “This session will provide a progress report on the new battery technologies that will improve the user experience with mobile devices.” The panel session will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2012 from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Las Vegas Convention Center, North Hall N258 in Las Vegas. Mr. VanZwol has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of technical marketing including product management, product marketing, marketing communications, and partner management. He has extensive presentation experience on a wide variety of battery topics and has presented at conferences such as Advancements in Battery Technology and Power Management Conference, Battery Power, Power Systems World, and the Military Technology Conference. With more than four decades of success, CES reaches across global markets, connects the industry and enables innovations in consumer electronics. For more information on the panel, please visit: http://www.cesweb.org/conferenceprogram/search/results.asp?categoryID=2093 About Micro Power Electronics, Inc. Micro Power Electronics, Inc. is ISO 13485 and 9001:2008 certified, as well as ITAR registered. A subsidiary of Electrochem Solutions, Inc., Micro Power supplies custom battery systems to the portable medical, handheld Automatic Identification and Data Collection (AIDC) and commercial military markets. Micro Power has more than 25 years of experience developing battery solutions.