Maxwell Technologies Presentation

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Maxwell was incorporated under the name Maxwell Laboratories, Inc. in 1965. The Company made an initial public offering of common stock in 1983, and changed its name to Maxwell Technologies, Inc. in 1996. Today, we develop, manufacture and market energy storage and power delivery products for transportation, industrial, information technology and other applications. Our products are designed and manufactured to perform reliably with minimal maintenance for the life of the applications into which they are integrated. We believe that this “life-of-the-application” reliability gives our products a competitive advantage and enables them to command higher profit margins than commodity products. We focus on the following lines of high-reliability products and technologies:

  • Ultracapacitors: Ultracapacitors are energy storage devices that possess a unique combination of high power density, extremely long operational life and the ability to charge and discharge very rapidly. Our ultracapacitor cells, multi-cell packs and modules provide highly reliable energy storage and power delivery solutions for applications in multiple industries, including automotive, bus, rail and truck in transportation, grid energy storage and renewable wind energy solutions. Our recently developed lithium-ion capacitors are energy storage devices with the power characteristics of an ultracapacitor combined with enhanced energy storage capacity approaching that of a battery. They are uniquely designed to address a variety of applications in the rail, grid, and industrial markets where energy density and weight are differentiating factors.
  • Dry Battery Electrode Technology: We believe our dry electrode technology has the potential to be a revolutionary technology within the battery industry with a substantial market opportunity, particularly for use in electric vehicles. By applying our proprietary and fundamental dry electrode manufacturing technology and trade secrets to batteries of varying chemistries, we believe we can create significant performance and cost benefits when compared with today’s state of the art wet electrode technology.
  • High-Voltage Capacitors: Our CONDIS® high-voltage capacitors are designed and manufactured to perform reliably for decades in all climates. These products include grading and coupling capacitors and electric voltage transformers that are used to ensure the safety and reliability of electric utility infrastructure and other applications involving transport, distribution and measurement of high-voltage electrical energy.

In April 2016, we sold substantially all assets and liabilities related to our radiation-hardened microelectronics product line. Our radiation-hardened microelectronic products for satellites and spacecraft included single board computers and components, such as high-density memory and data conversion modules.

On April 28, 2017 Maxwell successfully completed its acquisition of substantially all of the assets and business, including the operating entities, of Nesscap Energy, Inc. As a market leader in innovative small cell format ultracapacitor products and technologies, the Nesscap business includes research, development and manufacturing of energy storage and power delivery solutions with operations in Korea, Germany, and China. The key benefits of the transaction include expanded and solidified opportunities in the Wind, Automotive, and Industrial Markets that are expected to accelerate top-line growth, diversify revenue, accelerate innovation, and reduce product time to market with an expanded portfolio, improved cost competitiveness through manufacturing efficiencies, and financials that we expect to be immediately accretive to Maxwell’s non-GAAP earnings per share and contribute positive adjusted EBITDA in 2017.

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