Nualight announces strategic partnership with Kysor//Warren

Aug. 18, 2009
Date Announced: 18 Aug 2009 -- Collaboration Aims to Provide Food Retailers with Benefits of LED LightingGrand Rapids, MI –– Nualight Ltd., a specialist in LED lighting for food retail, has signed a strategic supply and partnership agreement with Kysor//Warren, a division of Manitowoc Foodservice. The three year agreement enables Kysor//Warren to offer its customers temperature-controlled food displays that are high on impact and low on energy combining Nualight’s award winning Vantium™ LED Lightbars with Kysor//Warren’s next generation display case, STRATUS. Kysor//Warren will promote the co-operation under its Kysor Digital Lights banner and Nualight will provide key design and integration knowledge to the Kysor//Warren technical teams.The private-label agreement provides Kysor//Warren with unrivalled access to the only LED Lighting R&D team in the world focused exclusively on food retail displays. It will accelerate the adoption of advanced LED lighting solutions in refrigerated displays at food retailers. “We are extremely pleased to partner with Kysor//Warren to increase food retailers’ ability to quickly and effectively take advantage of next generation refrigerated display cases and LED lighting technology,” said Liam Kelly, CEO of Nualight. “The combination of Nualight LED Lightbars and Kysor//Warren STRATUS displays improves retailers’ bottom line fast through immediate energy and maintenance cost savings,” said Kelly.“Our partnership with Nualight ensures food retailers gain the full cost savings, operational efficiencies and merchandising benefits of refrigerated display cases with integrated LED lighting ” said Jim Laycock, president, Kysor//Warren. “Nualight is the recognized leader in LED lighting for refrigerated displays in terms of quality, energy savings and color consistency. With their LED Lightbars integrated into our STRATUS product line, we are setting a new standard in the industry for reduced energy costs and improved product stability.”Nualight LED Lightbars in Kysor//Warren STRATUS products reduce energy consumption by at least 60 percent compared to fluorescent lighting. “There has never been a better time to take advantage of LED lighting in refrigerated displays with utilities offering generous rebates and local, state and federal governments providing numerous tax and other incentives,” said Kelly.About NualightNualight is a private company funded by strategic retail and utility investors. It is led by an experienced management team with in excess of 100 years combined experience in retail merchandising and deployment of LED applications. The company is chaired by an experienced food retailer, Eamonn Quinn (formerly Superquinn, Ireland) and is managed by Dr. Liam Kelly, a leading authority in LED applications and serial entrepreneur in the adaptation of LED technology. Nualight is the only company in the world that focuses exclusively on designing LED Lightbars for the food retail industry. For more information on Nualight and its award winning Vantium lighting products, please visit About Manitowoc FoodserviceManitowoc Foodservice, a division of The Manitowoc Company, Inc., designs, manufactures and supplies best-in-class food and beverage equipment for the global foodservice market. Manitowoc Foodservice offers customers unparalleled operator and patron insights, collaborative kitchen solutions, culinary expertise and world-class implementation support and service, whether locations are around the corner or across the globe. With operations in the Americas, Europe and Asia, the company has a portfolio of best-in-class brands including Cleveland, Convotherm®, Delfield®, Fabristeel, Frymaster®, Garland®, Jackson, Kolpak®, Kysor//Warren®, Kysor Panel Systems®, Lincoln, Manitowoc® Ice, McCall®, Multiplex®, Merrychef®, Servend® and Scotsman® Beverage Systems. For more information, visit

Greg Venne, Topaz Partners Tel. +1-781-404-2412

E-mail:[email protected]