Valence Expands Distribution for N-Charge System

September 28, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

Valence Technology Inc. (Austin, TX), a leader in the development and commercialization of Saphion™ technology and lithium-ion polymer rechargeable batteries, announced that it has expanded its distribution channel to include three new retail partners: Fry's Electronics Inc., J&R Music and Computer World, and Datavision Computer Video Inc. The N-Charge™ power system is available online, via catalogs and in store locations.

The 130Wh and 65Wh models of the N-Charge power system are available through all three retailers. Fry's is offering the system via its online store and 24 retail locations. J&R Computer World and Datavision will market the system via their websites, catalogs and retail stores.

"The enthusiasm for the N-Charge system from nationwide and regional retailers continues to grow," stated Stephan Godevais, chairman and CEO of Valence. "By adding Fry's, J&R and datavision to our channel partner list, we are able to deliver to their large customer base a much-needed portable power solution."