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EnerSys Recognized with Excellence Award

READING, Pa., Sept 02, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

EnerSys, (NYSE: ENS) the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, announced that it has recently been awarded a SILVER Recognition of Excellence Award by the US Defense Logistics Agency.

The Defense Logistics Agency - Land and Maritime (Columbus, Ohio) selected EnerSys for their exemplary performance as measured by the Automated Best Value System (ABVS) under which EnerSys achieved and maintained a score of greater than 99% in 2009 on all the contracts it received for batteries for military land vehicles and aircraft from the U.S. Department of Defense. Selection for the award is based on EnerSys' ABVS score, which is a measure of on-time delivery and product quality, as well as other factors which include business ethics and integrity.

"Our vision at EnerSys is to be the global leader in stored energy solutions by providing extraordinary customer service and meeting or exceeding our customers' expectations 100% of the time," said John D. Craig, chairman, president and chief executive officer of EnerSys. "This award from one of our largest customers is recognition of excellent performance, superior quality of products and services, and high business ethics and integrity demonstrated by the entire EnerSys team."

"At our Warrensburg, Missouri plant, as in all of EnerSys, we strive to provide the best value to our customers by supplying the highest quality products and services on time and in the most cost-effective manner," said Malcolm Gavant, vice president of manufacturing. "During 2009, we are proud to have achieved an ABVS score greater than 99% on more than 4,600 individual orders for land vehicle and aircraft batteries."

EnerSys is a leading global supplier of lead, nickel and lithium based battery solutions for military applications in land, air and sea systems. EnerSys' Hawker ArmaSafe Plus and aircraft batteries incorporate its proprietary thin plate pure lead technology that has demonstrated superior performance.

EDITOR'S NOTE: EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications, manufactures and distributes reserve power and motive power batteries, chargers, power equipment, and battery accessories to customers worldwide. Motive power batteries are utilized in electric fork trucks and other commercial electric powered vehicles. Reserve power batteries are used in the telecommunications and utility industries, uninterruptible power supplies, and numerous applications requiring standby power. The Company also provides aftermarket and customer support services to its customers from over 100 countries through its sales and manufacturing locations around the world.