Submitted by: QUANTUM Technologies WorldWide, Inc
Posted: Jan 23, 2002 – 11:00 PM EST
Jan. 23 /CSRwire/ - QUANTUM Technologies WorldWide, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of IMPCO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMCO) announced that its Chief Operating Officer, Alan Niedzwiecki, is speaking today at the JPMorgan H&Q Energy Technology Conference, "Powering the Digital Age,'' Thursday, January 24th in New York City. The Conference is a major energy forum for leaders in key energy industry sectors including distributed power generation, energy management, power quality and storage, software solutions and enabling technologies.
Niedzwiecki will also address the importance of QUANTUM's strategic alliances and business partnerships, namely, the global strategic alliance with General Motors. This alliance was announced in June 2001. The two companies are collaborating to improve the range of GM's fuel cell vehicles through the development of hydrogen storage, hydrogen handling and electronic control technologies for fuel cell applications, and intend to speed the commercialization of fuel cell applications.
More About QUANTUM:
QUANTUM designs, develops, integrates and manufactures products for gaseous fuel storage, fuel delivery and electronic control systems for internal combustion engines and fuel cells. QUANTUM products enable the fuel cell to operate at optimal efficiency while meeting the performance requirements of its target markets?portable power generation, stationary power generation, mobile vehicles and hydrogen refueling infrastructure. In the alternative fuel industry, QUANTUM focuses on the development and mass production of fuel systems for automotive OEM markets worldwide.
More About Niedzwiecki:
As Chief Operating Officer of QUANTUM Technologies WorldWide, Inc., Niedzwiecki is responsible for the management of operations, including business development. Previously, Niedzwiecki served as Executive Director, Business Development with QUANTUM (formerly IMPCO Technology and Automotive OEM Division).
Prior to joining IMPCO, Niedzwiecki was President and CEO of NGV Corporation, an engineering and marketing/commercialization consulting firm working closely with government, and companies such as Shell, World Bank, EDO Aerospace, Dynetek Industries and over 100 natural gas utilities.
Niedzwiecki has more than 25 years of experience in the alternative fuels industry in product/technology development and commercialization relating to mobile, stationary power generation, and refueling infrastructure solutions. He serves on the Board of Directors of the National Hydrogen Association, the U.S. Fuel Cell Council, the U.S. Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition, CALSTART/Weststart, and the California Hydrogen Business Council.
Certain matters discussed in this press release contain forward-looking information that involves risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from current trends. These include the company's ability to design and market advanced fuel metering, fuel storage or electronic control products, the company's ability to meet OEM specifications, and other such risks as cited in the 2001 annual report on Form 10-K for IMPCO Technologies, Inc., and other documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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