CINCINNATI, Oct. 16, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LSI Industries Inc. (Nasdaq:LYTS) continued to demonstrate its solid-state LED lighting leadership position in the retail petroleum and convenience store markets at the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) convention and show, which was held this week in Atlanta. LSI unveiled its newest additions to the Legacy™ solid-state LED canopy lighting product line, including a fixture that specifically addresses the needs of double deck canopy structures. A choice of three mounting alternatives addresses both domestic and international markets.
These new products complement LSI's previously introduced innovative Legacy™ LED canopy lighting fixture product line, featuring the Scottsdale® Legacy™ LED canopy lighting solution. Additionally, LSI introduced a number of new LED fixtures for interior applications that are ideally suited to the convenience store market. The Sterling™ and AeroMax™ outdoor area lights were also showcased at the convention.
Scott Ready, President, commented, "Our new LED products were well-received at the NACS show. The market excitement for these products continues to grow and is having a very positive impact on our overall sales and business activity in both our domestic and international petroleum markets."
Mr. Ready continued, "A recently won project from an important international petroleum market customer was based on the performance and value offered by our Legacy™ product line and related area light products. This project consists of upgrading over 250 facilities located in more than 11 countries over a 6 to 12 month period."
Mr. Ready went on to say, "Fiscal 2014 is off to a strong start and the momentum continues to build. Our lines of solid-state LED products continue to lead the way in this transformative period for the lighting industry."
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About the Company
Leadership. Strength. Innovation. Those are the key values behind the smart vision upon which LSI Industries Inc. was founded when established in 1976. Today LSI demonstrates this in our dedication to advancing technology throughout all aspects of our business – in both product solutions and production techniques. We are committed to American innovation through technology.
We are a vertically integrated manufacturer who combines assimilated technology, design and manufacturing to produce the most efficient, high quality products possible. We are dedicated to advancing solid-state technology to make affordable, high performance, energy efficient lighting and custom graphic products that bring value to our customers. In addition, we can provide sophisticated lighting and energy management control solutions to help customers manage their energy performance. Further, we offer design support, engineering, installation and project management for custom graphics rollout programs for today's retail environment.
LSI is proud to be an American company with an American work force, building an American product. We are a U.S. manufacturer with marketing / sales efforts throughout the world with concentration currently on North America, Latin America, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Our major markets include the commercial / industrial lighting, petroleum / convenience store, multi-site retail (including automobile dealerships, restaurants and national retail accounts), sports and entertainment markets. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, LSI has facilities in Ohio, Kansas, Kentucky, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island, Texas and Montreal, Canada. The Company's common shares are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol LYTS.
As we redefine LSI Industries' place in the markets we serve, we will emphasize our commitment to preserving the foundation of a well-managed, financially strong and creatively unique company with even stronger emphasis on a growing technology base. Through the Leadership, Strength and Innovation that is core to our culture, we move forward continuing our transition to a technology-reliant company with lighting and graphics and the ability to provide the stronger performance our many partners expect.
Additional note: Today's news release, along with past releases from LSI Industries, is available on the Company's internet site at www.lsi-industries.com or by email or fax, by calling the Investor Relations Department at (513) 793-3200.
CONTACT: Bob Ready Chief Executive Officer or Ron Stowell Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer (513) 793-3200
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