“As Greatbatch focuses on growth in our core business, growth through targeted acquisitions and growth through new, innovative medical devices, this exciting initiative will further allow Greatbatch to bring differentiating technologies to the marketplace while driving greater return for our shareholders,” Hook concluded.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 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 our core markets. Additional information about the Company is available at www.greatbatch.com.