Energy Harvesting

ALTIMA to Distribute Perpetua Energy Harvesting Products

March 30, 2011

Perpetua Power Source Technologies, ALTIMA Corp, a Division of Macnica, Inc., sign international distribution agreement to support growing customer demand in key region.

CORVALLIS, OR -- Perpetua Power Source Technologies, Inc. (Perpetua), a leading provider of renewable energy solutions for wireless sensors, today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Yokohama, Japan-based ALTIMA Corp., a subsidiary of Macnica Group, which is one of the leading distribution companies in Japan, specializing in a broad range of electronic components and equipment. Under the agreement, ALTIMA will distribute Perpetua's award-winning renewable energy solution products primarily in Japan, with limited distribution rights in China, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.

"We are committed to expanding our presence in this critical region, so we're confident that this newly signed agreement with a distribution leader like ALTIMA will help position us to successfully realize this goal," said Nicholas Fowler, Perpetua's CEO. "We look forward to leveraging ALTIMA's established reach and strengths, especially in the area of energy harvesting, to increase adoption of our thermoelectric-based energy harvesting solutions throughout this key region."

ALTIMA will be responsible for shipping Perpetua's award-winning line of Power Pucks and related demonstration kits into the Japanese wireless sensor network (WSN) market. As part of the distribution agreement, ALTIMA will also assist Perpetua explore other markets exploiting wearable energy harvesting systems for powering physiological and location sensors. More information on Perpetua's product and technology is available on Perpetua's website.

About Perpetua
Perpetua Power Source Technologies Inc. is dedicated to offering high quality, cost-effective, and easy-to-use power source products that last as long as the electronics they power. By extending the life of batteries and in some cases replacing batteries altogether, Perpetua products enable wireless sensor users to collect more data over time and offer more opportunities to operate autonomously in diverse environments.

ALTIMA Corp. is a leading distributor and solution provider of electronics products ranging from semiconductors to software, subsystems and design services in Japan since its inception in 1991 as a 100% subsidiary of Macnica, Inc. (Tokyo Stock Exchange: 7631), one of Japan's largest independent distributors. Altima provides highly optimized sales and technical support for leading technology products from the entire world to its broad customer base through its extensive knowledge and experience in the technologies, market, customers and applications. Altima stands out for its capabilities to support its customers from product concept and definition, to mass production for their cutting edge end-products in various markets.

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