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Maxwell is a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative, cost-effective, energy storage and power delivery solutions. The company produces and markets three distinct product lines:

  • Ultracapacitors for energy storage in a wide range of applications, including hybrid buses, trucks and autos, backup power and power conditioning for wind turbines, UPS and other industrial applications;
  • Microelectronics for satellites and spacecraft, and
  • High Voltage Capacitors for electric utility infrastructure

Founded in 1965, as provider of contract R&D services to various agencies of the US government, the company began conversion to commercial electronics in the 1990s, and now generates virtually all of its revenue from sales of commercial products. With headquarters in San Diego, CA, European operations in Switzerland, and sales and customer service offices in Germany and China, Maxwell employs more than 400 people worldwide.

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03/25/15Maxwell and Kenworth Offer Ultracapacitor-Based Engine Starting Module in New Trucks
Maxwell's Engine Start Module will be available on Kenworth's T680 and T880 SAN DIEGO, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL), a leading developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor-based energy storage products, today announced that its ultracapacitor-based Engine Start Module (ESM) will be offered as a factory-installed option on new Kenworth T680 and T880 trucks. Kenworth dealers have offered the ESM as an aftermarket solution since 2011. With increasing... 
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03/17/15Maxwell Technologies Grants Non-Plan Equity Awards to New SVP of Global Sales
SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- As previously announced, Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) (the "Company") has hired Michael Finger as its new Senior Vice President of Global Sales.  As part of his hire-on compensation package and as an inducement material to his acceptance of employment with the Company, Mr. Finger was granted equity awards outside of the Company's stockholder-approved stock plan as permitted under with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).  Specifically, he receive... 
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03/17/15Maxwell CFO Kevin Royal to leave company and assist in transition
SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Technologies today announced that the company and Kevin S. Royal, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, have agreed that Mr. Royal, following six years of significant contribution to the company, will step down from his position during 2015. "The company and board of directors are grateful to Kevin for his service and for his willingness to stay on through the succession process." said Dr. Franz Fink, President and CEO. "I am con... 
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03/02/15Maxwell Technologies Appoints Michael Finger Senior Vice President Of Global Sales
SAN DIEGO, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today that Michael Finger has joined the company as senior vice president of global sales. Immediately prior to joining Maxwell, Finger was vice president, global sales and marketing, for TT Electronics, a global electronics company supplying components and services to the world's leading manufacturers in the transportation, industrial, aerospace, defense and medical markets. Previously, he held a ser... 
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