Microporous™ is a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of high performance rubber, polyethylene (PE) and hybrid battery separators for flooded lead-acid batteries. Separators are a highly-engineered, mission-critical component of lead-acid batteries. The company's separators are used by battery manufacturers for applications such as golf car batteries, forklift batteries, standby power and Starting Lighting and Ignition ("SLI") batteries for automobiles and trucks. The company supplies an extensive customer base located across 23 countries and five continents. Microporous currently operates two plants, one in Piney Flats, TN and one in Feistritz, Austria. The company headquarters will be located in Piney Flats, TN.