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EaglePicher Technologies, LLC Wins Contract with Lockheed Martin

Nickel-hydrogen Cells Will Help Power New Military Space Program

Joplin, Missouri, November 20, 2006 -- EaglePicher Technologies, LLC today announced a significant new contract to provide nickel-hydrogen battery cells to Lockheed Martin for use on the U.S. Navy's Mobile User Objective System (MUOS).
The MUOS satellite constellation will form a new network of spacecraft for the Department of Defense to provide narrowband communication to a variety of handheld and fixed location terminals worldwide. The system is designed specifically to connect military personnel on the battlefield with the Global Information Grid. The grid links all communications systems and provides real-time information and access to logistical support. The goal is to provide improved communication with joint forces on land, sea and in the air.

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EaglePicher Technologies, LLC Awarded $ 1.4 Million Contract from the Office of Naval Research

Thin Film Project to Improve Battery Systems for Critical U.S. Weapon Systems

Joplin, Missouri, November 13, 2006 – EaglePicher Technologies, LLC today announced that it has won a follow-on contract from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) valued at approximately $1.4 million to incorporate thin film processes for improvements in battery systems manufactured by EaglePicher for use in critical U.S. Navy and Marine Corps weapon systems.

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EaglePicher Technologies, LLC Receives Major Government Contract

$2.3 Million granted for Lithium-Ion Large Cell Manufacturing

Joplin, Missouri, October 6, 2006 – EaglePicher Technologies today announced that Congress has given final approval to the Department of Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2007 (H.R. 5631) which contains $2.3 million in funding that will go to EaglePicher for Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) large cell manufacturing. The announcement was made today by Missouri Congressman Roy Blunt.

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EaglePicher Technologies, LLC Invests $10 Million in State-of-the-Art Lithium-Ion Production and Research and Development Facility

EaglePicher Developing Increased Capability to Meet Industry Demands

Joplin, Missouri, September 12, 2006 – EaglePicher Technologies, LLC and the City of Joplin announced today the construction of a new 24,000 square foot facility located in the Crossroads Industrial Park in Joplin, Missouri. EaglePicher will use the new building for the development and production of Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) cells and batteries for U.S. Military critical applications.

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Atlantis Space Shuttle Carries EaglePicher Technologies’ Battery Cells Payload

Will Double International Space Station’s Ability to Power Itself during Solar Eclipse

Joplin, Missouri, September 12, 2006 – EaglePicher Technologies, LLC today announced that the Space Shuttle Atlantis which successfully lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral, Florida on Saturday is carrying EaglePicher battery cells to a rendezvous with the Space Station.

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EaglePicher Medical Power, LLC Completes ISO 13485 Audit

Vancouver, BC August 21, 2006 – EaglePicher Medical Power, LLC, today announced the successful completion of its annual surveillance audit for continuation of its ISO 13485 registration for the development, manufacture and sale of batteries for the medical device industry. EaglePicher, one of the first battery companies in the world to be registered to ISO 13485, was certified in September 2004.

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EaglePicher Technologies Completes Restructuring

Company Positioned for Growth with New U.S. Ownership

Joplin, Missouri, July 31, 2006 – EaglePicher Incorporated (EPI) and its U.S. subsidiaries, including EaglePicher Technologies successfully completed their Chapter 11 restructuring process. On August 1, 2006, pursuant to their confirmed plan of reorganization, substantially all the assets of EPI and its U.S. subsidiaries will be transferred to the newly formed EaglePicher Corporation (EPC) and its subsidiaries. The defense and space commercial battery assets of the former EaglePicher Technologies will be transferred to the new EaglePicher Technologies (EaglePicher).

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EaglePicher Medical Power Acquires Assets from EaglePicher Commercial Power Division

EaglePicher Incorporated Completes Restructuring

Vancouver, British Columbia, July 31, 2006 – EaglePicher Incorporated (EPI), and its U.S. subsidiaries, including EaglePicher Commercial Power Division, successfully completed their Chapter 11 restructuring process. On August 1, 2006, pursuant to their confirmed plan of reorganization, substantially all the assets of EPI and its U.S. subsidiaries will be transferred to the newly formed EaglePicher Corporation (EPC) and its subsidiaries, which have entirely new ownership, principally Angelo, Gordon & Company and Tennenbaum Capital Partners.

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EaglePicher Completes Restructuring

Inkster, Mich., July 31, 2006 – EaglePicher Incorporated (EPI) and its U.S. subsidiaries have successfully completed their Chapter 11 restructuring process. On August 1, 2006, pursuant to their confirmed plan of reorganization, substantially all the assets of EPI and its U.S. subsidiaries will be transferred to the newly formed EaglePicher Corporation (EPC) and its subsidiaries.

EPI and its U.S. subsidiaries filed Chapter 11 petitions in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio in Cincinnati on April 11, 2005.

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EaglePicher Technologies, LLC Announces Selection of Pittsburg, Kansas as New Home for Automated Facility Facility Due to Be Operational By Year-End

Joplin, Missouri, May 16, 2006 – EaglePicher Technologies today announced that it will relocate its automated battery facility from Phoenix, Arizona to Pittsburg, Kansas. Preparation work has already begun at the new location on 2919 N. Rotary Terrace, very close to the campus of Pittsburg State University. The automated manufacturing equipment has already been shipped from Phoenix, and the 30,000 square foot facility is scheduled to be operational by the end of the year.

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