Profile: Ultralife Corp (ULBI.A)
15 May 2019
Ultralife Corporation, incorporated on December 14, 1990, offers products and services ranging from power solutions to communications and electronics systems to customers across the globe in the government, defense and commercial sectors. The Company designs and manufactures power and communications systems, including rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries, charging systems, communications and electronics systems and accessories, and custom engineered systems. The Company's segments include Battery & Energy Products, Communications Systems and Corporate. The Battery & Energy Products segment includes lithium 9-volt, cylindrical, thin cell and other non-rechargeable batteries, in addition to rechargeable batteries, uninterruptable power supplies, charging systems and accessories. The Communications Systems segment includes radio frequency (RF) amplifiers, power supplies, cable and connector assemblies, amplified speakers, equipment mounts, case equipment, man-portable systems, integrated communication systems for fixed or vehicle applications, and communications and electronics systems design. It markets products under its Ultralife Batteries, Lithium Power, McDowell Research, AMTI, ABLE, ACCUTRONICS, ACCUPRO and ENTELLION brands.
Battery & Energy Products
The Company manufactures and markets a family of lithium manganese dioxide (Li-MnO2), lithium manganese dioxide carbon monofluoride (Li-CFx/MnO2) hybrid and lithium thionyl chloride (Li-SOCl2) non-rechargeable batteries, including 9-volt, HiRate cylindrical, ThinCell and other form factors. Applications for its 9-volt batteries include smoke alarms, wireless security systems and intensive care monitors, among other devices. The Company's HiRate and ThinCell lithium non-rechargeable batteries are sold to the military and to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) in industrial markets for use in a range of applications, including radios, emergency radio beacons, search and rescue transponders, pipeline inspection gauges, portable medical devices and other specialty instruments and applications. Military applications for its non-rechargeable HiRate batteries include man-pack and survival radios, night vision devices, targeting devices, chemical agent monitors and thermal imaging equipment. Its lithium thionyl chloride batteries, sold under its ABLE and Ultralife brands, as well as a private label brand, are used in a range of applications, including utility meters, wireless security devices, electronic meters, automotive electronics and geothermal devices.
The Company designs and produces lithium ion and nickel metal hydride (NiMH) rechargeable batteries and charging systems in a range of custom sizes, shapes and thickness. It markets lithium ion and NiMH rechargeable batteries comprising cells manufactured by cell manufacturers. The Company's rechargeable products are used in applications, including communications, medical and other portable electronic devices. Its Multi-Kilowatt Module lithium ion battery system is a battery utilizable for energy storage, battery back-up and remote power applications.
The Company, under the McDowell Research and AMTI brands, designs and manufactures a line of communications systems and accessories to support military communications systems, including RF amplifiers, power supplies, power cables, connector assemblies, amplified speakers, equipment mounts, case equipment, man-portable systems and integrated communication systems for fixed or vehicle applications, such as vehicle adapters and vehicle installed power enhanced rifleman applique (VIPER) systems and satellite communications (SATCOM) systems. The Company offers a range of military communications systems and accessories for the operation of communications equipment, such as vehicle-mounted, manpack and handheld transceivers. The Company's communications products include RF Amplifiers, Integrated Systems, Power Systems, and Communications and Electronics.
As of December 31, 2016, the Company's RF amplifiers included 20, 50 and 75 watts amplifiers, and 20 watts accessories and kits. These amplifiers are used to extend the range of manpack and handheld tactical transceivers and can be used on mobile or fixed site applications. The Company's integrated systems include vehicle mounted systems, SATCOM systems, case systems, multiband transceiver kits, enroute communications cases and radio cases. These systems enable communications operators to provide links to support command, control, communications, computers and information, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR). The Company's power systems include universal alternating current/direct current (AC/DC) power supplies with battery backup for tactical manpack and handheld transceivers, Rover power supplies, power adapters and chargers, portable power systems, tactical combat and AC to DC power supplies. It also provides power supplies for virtually all tactical communications devices. Its communications and electronics services include the design, integration and fielding of portable, mobile and fixed-site communications systems.
2000 Technology Pkwy
NEWARK NY 14513-2175