2008 News Releases

 
11/05/08EnerSys Reports Second Fiscal Quarter of 2009 Results READING, Pa., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries, announced today its financial results for the second fiscal quarter of 2009. Net earnings for the Company's second quarter increased 50% over the second quarter of the prior year to $25.2 million, or $0.50 per diluted share. This included a highlighted charge of approximately $0.7 million ($1.0 million pre-tax), or $0.01 per ... 
10/28/08EnerSys Announces $19.8 Million Stock Buy Back READING, Pa., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries, announced today that it has reached an agreement to purchase 1.8 million shares of its common stock at $11 per common share for $19.8 million in the aggregate from an institutional shareholder. The transaction is expected to be completed on October 30, 2008. "We believe this $19.8 million stock buy back is a financially s... 
10/15/08EnerSys Announces 2nd Quarter Fiscal 2009 Results Conference Call READING, Pa., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS) the world's largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries, will host a conference call to discuss the Company's second fiscal quarter 2009 financial results and to provide an overview of the business. The call will conclude with a question and answer session. The call, scheduled for Thursday, November 6, 2008 at 9:00 am Eastern Time, will be hosted by John D. Craig, Chairman, Pr... 
09/30/08EnerSys Launches EcoSafe Batteries for Renewable Energy Generation Applications READING, Pa., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries, significantly broadened its product support for the fast growing renewable energy market with the recent launch of its EcoSafe product line. EcoSafe batteries, which use lead, nickel and lithium technologies, were developed specifically for renewable energy storage applications, including solar, wind turbine and other electr... 
08/05/08EnerSys Reports First Fiscal Quarter of 2009 Results READING, Pa., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries, announced today its financial results for the first fiscal quarter of 2009. Net earnings for the Company's first fiscal quarter of 2009 were $25.5 million, or $0.52 per basic share and $0.50 per diluted share. The first fiscal quarter of 2009's net earnings included the following highlighted items: a credit of approximate... 
07/16/08EnerSys Announces 1st Quarter Fiscal 2009 Results Conference Call READING, Pa., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS) the world's largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries, will host a conference call to discuss the Company's first fiscal quarter 2009 financial results and to provide an overview of the business. The call will conclude with a question and answer session. The call, scheduled for Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 9:00 am Eastern Time, will be hosted by John D. Craig, Chairman, Presid... 
07/15/08EnerSys Awarded $13 Million in Submarine Battery Contracts READING, Pa., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries, announced that it has been awarded contracts for submarine batteries worth over $13 million in recent weeks. The batteries are scheduled for delivery over the next several years. The orders were received from HDW, the German shipbuilder, and are for the supply of submarine batteries for propulsion power on diesel electri... 
07/10/08EnerSys Announces Memo of Understanding with Lithium Technology Corporation READING, Pa., July 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of industrial batteries announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Lithium Technology Corporation (OTC: LTHU). The memo of understanding calls for the establishment of a relationship for the advancement of large lithium ion batteries between the parties. The parties intend to finalize the agreement in the coming months. ... 
06/30/08EnerSys Announces Completion of Refinancing READING, Pa., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of industrial batteries, announced today the closing and funding of its new senior secured facility totaling $350 million. The new facility includes $225 million of Term A loans and a $125 million Revolver, with no initial drawings on the Revolver. The majority of the net proceeds, after fees, of the Term A loans were used to pay the combined ... 
06/26/08EnerSys Announces Tunisian Joint Venture READING, Pa., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries and Accumulateur Tunisie Assad SA (Assad), the market leader in automotive batteries in Tunisia and North Africa, announced today the formation of a new joint venture company for the production and sale of industrial batteries. The new company, EnerSys-Assad SARL, will be 51% owned by EnerSys and 49% by Assad. John Craig,... 
06/19/08EnerSys Elects New Members to Board of Directors READING, Pa., June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of industrial batteries, today announced the appointment of two new members to its board of directors. Joseph C. Muscari joined the board on June 12, 2008, and General Robert Magnus, USMC, will join the board on July 18, 2008. Mr. Muscari has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Minerals Technologies Inc., which is listed on The Ne... 
06/11/08EnerSys Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Results READING, Pa., June 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries, announced today that for its 4th fiscal quarter of 2008, which ended on March 31, net earnings increased 84% compared to the 4th fiscal quarter of the prior year. Net sales for the 4th fiscal quarter of 2008 were $582 million, which represents a 41% increase compared to the 4th fiscal quarter of the prior year. Net earnings ... 
05/22/08EnerSys Announces Pricing of Concurrent Public Offerings of Convertible Senior Notes and Common Stock READING, Pa., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS) announced today the pricing of $150 million aggregate principal amount of its convertible senior notes due 2038 and 3,400,000 shares of its common stock offered by certain of its stockholders. The $150 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior unsecured notes mature in 2038 and will pay interest semiannually at a rate of 3.375% per annum until June 1, 2015, after which their principal amount... 
05/19/08EnerSys Reports Preliminary 4th Quarter and Fiscal Year 2008 Results & Announces Quarterly Conference Call READING, Pa., May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS) the world's largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries, announced today that for its 4th fiscal quarter of 2008, which ended on March 31, it expects net earnings to increase 84% compared to the 4th fiscal quarter of the prior year. Net sales for the 4th fiscal quarter of 2008 were approximately $582 million, which represents a 41% increase compared to the 4th fiscal quarter of the p... 
05/19/08EnerSys Announces Proposed Concurrent Public Offerings of Senior Convertible Notes and Common Stock NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS) announced today its intention to offer to sell, subject to market and other conditions, approximately $150 million aggregate principal amount of convertible senior notes due 2038 pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission today. EnerSys may sell up to an additional $22.5 million in aggregate principal amount of notes upon exercise of an option that Ener... 
04/21/08EnerSys Participating in Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Trial in Quebec CityREADING, Pa., April 21, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest industrial battery company, through its Modular Energy Devices (ModEnergy) subsidiary, has teamed with Quebec's Laval University and Canada's largest cooperative financial group, Desjardins, to conduct a trial program in Quebec City to study community acceptance and operating success of Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEVs). Starting in the Spring of 2008, th... 
04/08/08EnerSys and Altergy Combine Forces to Offer Extended Runtime Power Solutions READING, PA and FOLSOM, CA, March 18, 2008 -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of industrial batteries, and Altergy Systems, a leader in the development and manufacture of PEM fuel cell systems, today announced that the two companies have entered into a global distribution and marketing alliance. As a result of the alliance between these two industry leaders, EnerSys will incorporate Altergy Freedom Power™ fuel cell systems in... 
02/26/08EnerSys Announces Sale of 5,000,000 Shares of Common Stock by Certain Stockholders READING, Pa., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), announced today that certain of its stockholders, including affiliates of Metalmark Capital LLC and certain other institutional stockholders, have agreed to sell 5,000,000 shares of its common stock to Goldman, Sachs & Co. All net proceeds from the sale of the common stock will be received by the selling stockholders. EnerSys will not receive any of the proceeds. The shares are being sold by the selling ... 
02/12/08EnerSys to Expand Warrensburg, Mo. Plant to Meet Customer Demand READING, Pa., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of industrial batteries, recently announced it will expand its manufacturing facility in Warrensburg, Mo. The plant manufactures EnerSys' proprietary line of premium thin plate pure lead (TPPL) technology products including Armasafe Plus(R), Genesis(R), Hawker(R), ODYSSEY(R) and Powersafe(R). This plant expansion will increase its manufacturing ca... 
02/06/08EnerSys Reports Third Fiscal Quarter of 2008 ResultsREADING, Pa., Feb 06, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries, announced today its financial results for the third fiscal quarter of 2008. Net earnings for the third fiscal quarter of 2008 were up 46% and, on a non-GAAP adjusted basis, were up 89% when compared to the comparable prior year amounts. Please refer to the section included herein under the heading "Re... 
02/04/08EnerSys Awarded Production Contract by US Navy for Nuclear Submarine Batteries READING, Pa., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer, and distributor of industrial batteries, recently announced that its EnerSys Energy Products Inc. subsidiary has received an initial contract award from the US Navy to produce valve regulated lead acid (VRLA) batteries using its proprietary thin plate pure lead (TPPL) technology. This award represents 100% of the US Navy's requirement under their 2007 solicitation ... 
01/16/08EnerSys Announces 3rd Quarter Fiscal 2008 Results Conference Call READING, Pa., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- EnerSys (NYSE: ENS), the world's largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries, will host a conference call to discuss the Company's third fiscal quarter 2008 financial results and to provide an overview of the business. The call will conclude with a question and answer session. The call, scheduled for Thursday, February 7, 2007 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time, will be hosted by John D. Craig, Chairman, Pr...