Christoph Weber Named Managing Director for Eaglepicher Wolverine GmbH

Christoph Weber has been selected to lead EaglePicher Wolverine Divisionís European operations as managing director of EaglePicher Wolverine GmbH. Weber will be responsible for the division's presence within the European market, working directly with customers as well as overseeing the companyís ÷hringen, Germany, manufacturing operations.

Inkster, MI (PRWEB) July 30, 2004 -- Christoph Weber has been selected to lead EaglePicher Wolverine Divisionís European operations as managing director of EaglePicher Wolverine GmbH. Jay Pittas, EaglePicher Wolverine Division president, made the announcement.

Weber will be responsible for the divisionís presence within the European market, working directly with customers as well as overseeing the companyís ÷hringen, Germany, manufacturing operations.

Weber brings many years of experience in business management to his position with EaglePicher. Prior to joining EaglePicher Wolverine Division, he served as managing director and previously as sales and engineering manager with Takata-Petri AG, Aschaffenburg. He also held management positions with manufacturers Kolbenschmidt Pierburg AG and Metallgesellschaft AG, as well as positions within e-commerce and the banking industry.

Weber holds a degree in business administration from the University of Mannheim, with additional study at Newcastle Upon Tyne Polytechnic and the University of Trier.

Wolverine Division is a worldwide supplier of rubber-coated metallic and non-metallic gasketing for the automotive OEM and industrial markets. The division, which celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2004, operates plants in Michigan, Virginia, Florida and Germany, and a research and development facility at its Inkster, MI, headquarters. The division distributes more than 350 million products annually.

EaglePicher Automotive is an operating unit of EaglePicher, Inc. Its Hillsdale and Wolverine Divisions are worldwide suppliers of torsional and linear vibration dampers, micro bypass filters, steering knuckles, pump components and rubber-coated metallic and non-metallic gasketing for automotive OE and aftermarket applications. EaglePicher Automotive operates 17 facilities in the U.S., Mexico and Germany from headquarters in Inkster, Mich.

EaglePicher Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., is a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced technical and industrial products for automotive, filtration, aerospace, defense and commercial applications worldwide. The company has 4,000 employees and operates more than 30 plants in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Germany. Additional information is available at www.eaglepicher.com.

This release contains statements which, to the extent that they are not recitations of historical fact, constitute "forward looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These include any statements about future business operations, financial performance or market conditions. Such forward-looking information involves risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These risks and uncertainties are discussed in EaglePicher Holdingís filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

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