LSI Industries’ LED lighting helps Asbury Automotive Group’s green initiatives

March 14, 2012
Date Announced: 14 Mar 2012 Cincinnati, OH -– LSI Industries has entered into an agreement with Asbury Automotive Group Inc., the 6th largest automotive retailer in the country, to supply its LED site lighting in both new and existing facilities. Headquartered in Duluth, GA, Asbury operates 79 retail stores across the United States. Adopting LSI’s LED technology is a strategic part of Asbury’s green initiatives and LEED program. “By selecting LSI’s LED lighting products, we will be able to significantly reduce our operating costs through both energy and maintenance savings,” stated George Karolis, VP of Corporate Development and Real Estate for Asbury Automotive Group.LSI is a leader in LED lighting technology with close to a half a million LED fixtures installed around the world. “We are committed to delivering progressive LED lighting that provides the highest performance while using the least amount of energy. The reduced energy not only saves our customers their energy bills but it also dramatically affects their carbon footprint,” noted Ernie Watson, VP Automotive Lighting, LSI Industries Inc.LSI is a vertically integrated manufacturer who combines integrated technology, design and manufacturing to produce the most efficient, high quality products possible. Everything we build is done right here in one of our US plants. We are committed to advancing solid-state technology to produce 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. Further, we can provide design support, engineering, installation and project management for custom graphics rollout programs for today’s retail environment. LSI is 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, New York, North Carolina, Kansas, Kentucky, Rhode Island, Texas and Montreal, Canada. The Company’s common shares are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol LYTS.

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