SATCO Products announces entry into LED market at Lightfair

Date Announced: 14 May 2009

NEW YORK, NY - May 5, 2009 - SATCO Products, Inc., 2009 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in the lighting manufacturing category, today announced its entry into the LED market at LIGHTFAIR 2009 (booth #857). A full line of LED products is planned. The company is showcasing over 30 prototypes, ranging from reflector lamps to recessed cans and fixtures.

“Many lighting industry veterans rushed into LEDs without waiting for the technology to develop properly to ensure maximum performance and reliability,” stated Bill Gildin, President of SATCO Products, Inc. “SATCO has been watching the technology and the market evolve, and is strongly positioned to deliver high performing LED products that advance the industry standards.”

LEDs feature lower starting temperatures, and a large range of color temperature and CRI options. Since LEDs do not use mercury to operate, they are widely considered to be more environmentally friendly than incandescent lighting. Some LEDs are dimmable, which makes them usable for recessed cans high ceiling installations.

SATCO featured the following items at LIGHTFAIR:
• LED T8 tube
• PARs and BRs
• MR16s
• Candle lamps and A-lamps
• Indoor fixtures
• Recessed downlights
• Outdoor fixtures

SATCO has been a leader in energy efficient products with an extensive line of CFLs, GU24 lamps and energy efficient fixtures for over 20 years. As new technologies emerge, SATCO will continue to offer a broad line of products that meet or exceed industry standards. In addition to ready-to-market lamps and fixtures, light systems, engines and components are also offered to the OEM and specialty markets.

About SATCO Products, Inc.
SATCO, established in 1966, manufactures and distributes a wide variety of lighting products to an international lighting and electrical market. SATCO was named the 2009 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in the lighting manufacturing category, as well as 2008’s “The Best of the Test” by the Good Housekeeping Research Institute. Under the SATCO brand (Error! Hyperlink reference not valid.), the company’s product categories include incandescent, halogen, fluorescent, HID and energy-efficient lamps. SATCO also offers lighting and electrical components for the retail, commercial and manufacturing trade and consumer products such as night lights, desk lamps, and surge protectors. In June 2005, SATCO launched a new line of decorative and functional lighting fixtures sold under the NUVO brand (www.nuvolighting.com). The NUVO product line is strongly focused on energy efficiency with nearly 600 product styles which are ENERGY STAR qualified. An additional 2100 products service the decorative and light commercial markets.

Contact
Julie Grilli Harrison Leifer DiMarco Public Relations Ph: (516) 536-2020

E-mail:jgrilli@hldpr.com

Web Site:www.satco.com

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