Power Electronics

Vendor Raises Prices on Battery Products

C&D Technologies (www.cdtechno.com), a producer of electrical power storage and conversion systems used in telecommunications, industrial and motive applications, has announced that a 6% price increase will be implemented on all motive and standby power products, effective November 15, 2006.

"2006 continues to be a challenging year for battery manufacturers, including C&D Technologies," said Leonard Kiely, C&D's Vice President and General Manager of the Power Systems Division. "Continued and sustained price increases on essential commodities used in our battery products necessitate a price increase of 6%. C&D will continue to focus on improving efficiencies and reducing processing costs in order to minimize any further impact on our customers."

C&D Technologies provides solutions and services for the switchgear and control (utility), motive (material handling), telecommunications, and uninterruptible power supply (UPS) markets, as well as emerging markets such as solar power. C&D Technologies engineers, manufactures, sells and services fully integrated reserve power systems for regulating and monitoring power flow and providing backup power in the event of primary power loss until the primary source can be restored.

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