Thin Battery Technologies a Winner of Inside Business Magazine’s “Manny Award” for Manufacturing Excellence

Cleveland, Ohio, USA— April 16, 2008 — Thin Battery Technologies, Inc., the leading supplier of thin, flexible printed battery solutions for industry, has been recognized by Inside Business Magazine as a winner of the publication’s prestigious Manny Awards. Thin Battery Technologies is one of three winners in the “Biggest Breakthrough” category.

Awarded annually, the Manny Awards celebrate manufacturing excellence in Northeast Ohio by recognizing the achievements of local manufacturing and distribution companies in the region. The awards will be presented at the Manny Awards dinner in Cleveland on May 22nd and winners will be profiled in the May issue of Inside Business Magazine, published by Great Lakes Publishing.

Gary R. Johnson, chief executive officer of Thin Battery Technologies, notes: “We are excited and honored to receive this award from Inside Business, Northeast Ohio’s most respected business publication. As a relatively young manufacturing company in the emerging field of printed electronic technology, we are gratified to receive this recognition of our success in developing and producing batteries that are smaller, thinner, more affordable and completely eco-friendly.”

Thin Battery Technologies builds its products on patented intellectual property acquired from Eveready Battery Company in 2003. Today, the company produces and markets its disposable printed carbon-zinc batteries in a number of high-value markets, including manufacturing and supply chain, health care, pharmaceutical, and transportation/logistics.