Delisting of Securities of Telestone Technologies Corp, Affymax, Inc., Exide Technologies, Orchard Supply Hardware Stores Corporation, Spire Corporation and Shengkai Innovations, Inc. From The NASDAQ Stock Market

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| Source: NASDAQ, Inc.

NEW YORK, July 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ Stock Market announced today that it will delist the common stock of Telestone Technologies Corp. Telestone Technologies Corp.'s stock was suspended on June 03, 2013 and has not traded on NASDAQ since that time.

NASDAQ also announced that it will delist the common stock of Affymax, Inc. Affymax, Inc.'s stock was suspended on June 06, 2013 and has not traded on NASDAQ since that time.

NASDAQ also announced that it will delist the common stock of Exide Technologies. Exide Technologies's stock was suspended on June 24, 2013 and has not traded on NASDAQ since that time.

NASDAQ also announced that it will delist the common stock Class A of Orchard Supply Hardware Stores Corporation. Orchard Supply Hardware Stores Corporation's stock was suspended on June 26, 2013 and has not traded on NASDAQ since that time.

NASDAQ also announced that it will delist the common stock of Spire Corporation. Spire Corporation's stock was suspended on July 05, 2013 and has not traded on NASDAQ since that time.

Finally, NASDAQ announced that it will delist the common stock of Shengkai Innovations, Inc. Shengkai Innovations, Inc.'s stock was suspended on July 11, 2013 and has not traded on NASDAQ since that time.

NASDAQ will file a Form 25 with the Securities and Exchange Commission to complete the delisting for each of these companies. The delistings become effective ten days after the Form 25 is filed. For news and additional information about the companies, including the basis for the delistings and whether the companies' securities are trading on another venue, please review the companies' public filings or contact the company directly.

For more information about The NASDAQ Stock Market, visit the NASDAQ Web site at http://www.nasdaq.com. NASDAQ's rules governing the delisting of securities can be found in the NASDAQ Rule 5800 Series, available on the NASDAQ Web site: http://www.cchwallstreet.com/NASDAQTools/bookmark.asp?id=nasdaq-rule_5800&manual=/nasdaq/main/nasdaq-equityrules/.

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