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LSI Industries Inc. Introduces New Led Fixtures and Announces That Led Fixtures Have Exceeded 70% of Total Lighting Shipments

CINCINNATI, Dec. 09, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LSI Industries Inc. (NASDAQ:LYTS) today announced the introduction of the following products to its growing family of LED fixtures:

  • Artistic Light Panels® – which are slim, lightweight, quickly installable sheets of light-emitting material with specially-etched groove surfaces.
  • Aureus® LED High Bay – which offers excellent ambient light with symmetrical light distribution in a warehouse or factory environment.
  • LiniArc® Series – which deliver indirect and direct lighting with style and includes a wide variety of fixture designs and distribution choices.

Dennis Wells, Chief Executive Officer and President, commented, "We are continuing to expand our offering of LED fixtures for both indoor and outdoor applications. These new products are representative of the versatile, high-quality lighting solutions that our customers are seeking."

Mr. Wells went on to state, "Recent invoiced shipments of LED fixtures exceeded 70% of total lighting results at LSI Industries. This is an important milestone. A few years ago, LED was just emerging as an alternative solution to traditional lighting fixtures. Today most new construction uses only LED fixtures and most existing buildings are at least considering a solid-state upgrade. LED lighting fixtures provide building owners with a substantial savings on their utility/electrical costs when compared to HID or even fluorescent lighting fixtures, as well as significant maintenance savings over the life of the fixture. There is a strong movement across the US to reduce energy consumption, and LSI is proud to be a leader in that movement."

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LSI Industries Introduces New LED Fixtures and LED Shipments Exceed 70% of Total
December 9, 2015

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About the Company

We are a customer-centric company that positions itself as a value-added, trusted partner in developing superior image solutions through our world-class lighting, graphics, and technology capabilities. Our core strategy of "Lighting + Graphics + Technology = Complete Image Solutions" differentiates us from our competitors.

We are committed to advancing solid-state LED technology to make affordable, high performance, energy-efficient lighting and custom graphic products that bring value to our customers. We have a vast offering of innovative solutions for virtually any lighting or graphics application. In addition, we provide sophisticated lighting and energy management control solutions to help customers manage their energy performance. Further, we provide a full range of design support, engineering, installation and project management services to our customers.

We are a vertically integrated U.S.-based manufacturer concentrating on serving customers in North America and Latin America. Our major markets include commercial / industrial lighting, petroleum / convenience store and multi-site retail (including automobile dealerships, restaurants and national retail accounts). Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, LSI has facilities in Ohio, Kansas, Kentucky, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Rhode Island and Texas. The Company’s common shares are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol LYTS.

For further information, contact Dennis Wells, Chief Executive Officer and President,
at (513) 793-3200.

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: DENNIS W. WELLS (513) 793-3200

Source:LSI Industries Inc.