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C&D TECHNOLOGIES INTRODUCES Two New Models to the C&D TRUE FRONT ACCESST Battery Family to Address Global Telecommunications Market

Blue Bell, PA – June 3, 2010 – C&D Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: CHP), a leading global producer and marketer of complete, integrated standby power systems, today announced the release of two new models to the C&D TRUE FRONT ACCESS™ series of batteries. The TEL12-105FNS and the TEL12-115FN expand the product family to six models designed to global standards.

The new battery designs are aligned to a European footprint, specifically targeting the global telecommunication network infrastructure manufacturers, a portion of the market not previously addressed by C&D.

The new C&D TRUE FRONT ACCESS™ batteries will access the strong growth of the global wireless telecommunications markets. These unique batteries will set a new standard of performance in the wireless and wireline industry, providing infrastructure power to the ever growing global voice and data networks. These new products utilize C&D’s unique TRUE FRONT ACCESS technology, optimizing footprint, performance, reliability and ease of maintenance to provide a product that addresses the current and emerging needs of the market.

The new C&D TRUE FRONT ACCESS™ batteries combine field proven reliability of the industry leading C&D® TEL Series product line with the most advanced design technologies available today. Recognizable by their unique front terminal features (patent pending), these TRUE Front Access batteries offer customers unsurpassed advantages including TRUE Front Access terminals, TRUE High Energy Density, TRUE Performance, TRUE Lower Maintenance and TRUE Float and Cycle service versions.

"The introduction of C&D's newest products, the TEL12-105FNS and TEL12-115FN TRUE FRONT ACCESS batteries, provides an innovative solution to address the needs of our global telecommunications customers", said Dr. Jeffrey Graves, President and CEO of C&D Technologies. Dr. Graves continued, "C&D will use this global standard design as a platform to capitalize on the rapidly developing markets outside of North America, particularly the rapidly growing Asian and African telecom markets, as we set our sights on expanding from our market leading position in North America to become the global leader in energy storage solutions."

The new TEL12-105FNS and TEL12-115FN products will be displayed at the 2010 Intelec Conference in Orlando, Florida from June 6-10, 2010 in C&D’s exhibit booth # 700, and will be available for shipment in summer 2010.

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

Contact:
Rita Biehl
C&D Technologies
1400 Union Meeting Road
Blue Bell, PA 19422
215 619 7806
800 543 8630 ext 806
rbiehl@cdtechno.com