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C&D Technologies Launches New VRS12-215F Cycle Service Battery

Blue Bell, PA – June 10, 2014 - C&D Technologies, Inc. a leading producer and marketer of complete, integrated standby power systems today announced the continued expansion of its VR Solar® product line utilizing C&D's industry leading C&D TRUE Front Access® design. The latest product addition to this family is the VRS12-215F. The VRS12-215F incorporates C&D's field proven and industry leading DCS technology with the newly released Nano-Carbon™ technology to enhance cycle performance and partial state of charge (PSoC) operation. "This is the first large format product released by C&D for the cycling market utilizing our new, cycle enhancing Nano-Carbon™ technology", stated Jay Frankhouser, Director of Product Management of C&D. System integrator and customer Bill Rasmussen of Atlantic Battery Systems noted that "The advanced design and large format of the VRS12-215F battery make this the ideal choice for our off-grid renewable energy projects".

Ease of installation and maintenance is enhanced by the front terminal design and patented C&D Ohmic Ring® which provides for fast installation and easy, accurate, ohmic and voltage measurements.

This product is built in C&D's state-of-the-art facility in Reynosa, Mexico utilizing a new high-speed production line. C&D utilizes its proprietary Fixed Orifice Pasting to enhance plate consistency and grid corrosion protection. The product also incorporates ultra-sensitive helium leak detection to assure top quality seals for long service life.

The VRS12-215F product line also has available racking for a complete turnkey installation. The rack model IFR4D frame is designed for easy on site loading of batteries; more details can be found on both the battery and associated racking via C&D's website.

Current VRS Product Line Offerings at 20 hour rate:

Top Terminal Series: Front Terminal Series:
   VRS12-33 – 33AH    VRS12-155F – 154AH
   VRS12-50 – 50AH    VRS12-175F – 178AH
   VRS12-75 – 75AH    VRS12-215F – 208AH
   VRS12-88 – 88AH  
   VRS12-100 – 100AH  

C&D Technologies, Inc. is a global leader in solutions and services for the switchgear and control (Utility), telecommunications, and uninterruptible power supply (UPS) applications. 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. C&D Technologies' unique ability to offer complete systems, designed and produced to high technical standards, sets it apart from its competition. C&D Technologies is headquartered in Blue Bell, PA. For more information about C&D Technologies, visit www.cdtechno.com.

C&D®, VR Solar®, and C&D TRUE Front Access® are registered trademarks of C&D Technologies, Inc.

Rita Biehl
C&D Technologies
1400 Union Meeting Road
Blue Bell, PA 19422
800 543 8630 ext. 806