Boston-Power Achieves CTIA Certification For Its Lithium-ion Cells

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. and BEIJING, CHINA, Sept 16th, 2014 - Boston-Power Inc., an industry leading developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries and energy storage technologies, today announced that its Swing 5300 and Sonata 5300 cells have successfully met all of the rigorous requirements for CTIA certification outlined in the IEEE 1725 standards.

“Boston-Power is a leading provider of lithium-ion cells for automotive and industrial applications that require reliable performance in harsh environments," said Darren Bischoff, Boston-Power's Director of Business Development and Marketing. "This CTIA certification enables Boston-Power to supply a verified solution to cellular-based applications which highly value wide operating temperatures, extended run times and long cycle life.”

The IEEE 1725 is a testing standard that establishes criteria for design analysis for quality and reliability of rechargeable Li-ion batteries for mobile telephone applications. CTIA, which is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry, has implemented a compulsory certification scheme for mobile phone batteries and most all carriers having implemented this mandatory requirement.

As an ISO 9001:2008 and ISO/TS 16949:2009 quality company, Boston-Power seeks to achieve the top certifications for its energy storage products. In addition to now being able to offer CTIA certified battery cells, Boston-Power cells also meet the following certifications and standards: UL1642, IEC 62133, RoHS, Nordic Eco-Label and UN38.3.

ABOUT BOSTON-POWER

Boston-Power is a developer and manufacturer of next-generation lithium-ion battery cells, blocks, modules and systems. Designed to fuel a wide range of applications, its flagship offerings, Swing and Sonata?, serve as the foundation for a new era of longer lasting, faster charging, safer and environmentally sustainable batteries. The company's Swing product delivers unmatched capabilities for Battery Electric and Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles (BEV/PHEV), and utility energy storage applications. Sonata delivers industry leading performance to a wide range of portable power and industrial applications.

Boston-Power is a global company with R&D centers in Westborough, Massachusetts, USA and Beijing, China, and mass manufacturing operations based in Asia. The company is funded by top-tier venture capital firms GSR Ventures, Foundation Asset Management and Oak Investment Partners. www.boston-power.com

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