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Orion’s New LED VaporTight Series Crushes Another Industry Threshold


June 24, 2016
By Business Wire News

MANITOWOC, Wis.

Orion Energy Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: OESX), a leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance, energy-efficient retrofit lighting platforms, today announced the latest record-breaking industrial fixtures to join its APOLLO® VaporTight series.

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Orion Energy Systems announced the latest record-breaking industrial fixtures to join its APOLLO® Va ...

Orion Energy Systems announced the latest record-breaking industrial fixtures to join its APOLLO® VaporTight series. (Photo: Business Wire)

There are four new APOLLO® VaporTight fixtures in the highest-performing VaporTight series on the market. The fixtures include the APOLLO® VaporTight Wide Body; APOLLO® VaporTight Wide Body, Bi-Level; APOLLO® VaporTight Narrow Body; APOLLO® VaporTight Narrow Body, Bi-Level. The series features best-in-class lumens per watt efficiency up to 155 lumens per watt, delivering the lowest energy (watts) consumed in its class, and requires little to no maintenance – resulting in the best investment value in the industry.

The latest in Orion’s VaporTight series offer fixtures that are durable, lightweight, and suitable for demanding waterproof or dustproof environments such as commercial kitchen; food-processing; cooler/freezer environment; washdown; brewery; and agriculture business facility applications.

The APOLLO® Wide Body VaporTight fixtures are available in 2’ and 4’ lengths, with six lumen packages that feature efficiency up to 155 lumens per watt, and deliver up to 36,000 lumens. The APOLLO® Narrow Body VaporTight fixtures are available in 4’ and 8’ lengths, with seven lumen packages that feature efficiency up to 152 lumens per watt, and deliver up to 25,000 lumens. All fixtures are offered with single or bi-level circuit options, providing customers maximum application flexibility.

Features include:

  • IP67 certified, with Sensor IP65
  • NEMA 4x Housing
  • UL Wet Location Rated
  • High pressure washdown up to 1500 PSI
  • Reinforced UL 5VA, white fiberglass housing with a UV-stabilized, impact-resistant, frosted acrylic lens
  • Stainless steel 316 marine grade latches and mounting brackets are included with fixture
  • Various light outputs to meet numerous application requirements
  • Bi-level, two circuit fixture option, allowing for high and low lumen outputs to provide safety solutions in various applications

“Orion is already receiving praise from our channel partners because they recognize the significance of using the least amount of watts without sacrificing light output,” said Scott Green, President of Innovation and Project Engineering for Orion Energy Systems. “Choosing an alternative will simply mean you spend more on your electrical bill than you need to. Day in and day out, all the fixtures in our APOLLO® VaporTight series, are going to cost you the least amount of money to operate over any other product on the market today. That, coupled with our Energy Savings Guarantee and modular upgradeable platform, provides the foundation for a risk-free retrofit and a lighting partner that will serve you well for years to come.”

The APOLLO® VaporTight series is available through distribution and other authorized resellers throughout North America. Visit orionlighting.com for product information.

About Orion Energy Systems

Orion is leading the transformation of commercial and industrial buildings with state-of-the-art energy efficient lighting systems and retrofit lighting solutions. Orion manufactures and markets a cutting edge portfolio of products encompassing LED Solid-State Lighting and high intensity fluorescent lighting. Many of Orion’s 100+ granted patents and pending patent applications relate to lighting systems that provide exceptional optical and thermal performance, which drive financial, environmental, and work-space benefits for a wide variety of customers in the retrofit markets.

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