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 PRESS RELEASES
USHIO and CHRISTIE Continue the Mission to Conserve with SOLAR ENERGY Project
(April 2014)
In a joint effort, USHIO and Christie®, a wholly-owned subsidiary, have continued their mission to be both environmentally conscious and more energy efficient by recently completing solar energy panel installations in both of their USA headquarters in Cypress, Calif., USA. USHIO and Christie are excited to have this newest part of our energy conservation efforts up and running, which was necessitated by increased energy consumption in all areas, necessitated by company growth, with large increases occurring in all three buildings.
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USHIO America Introduces Uphoria™ LED PAR Lamps in PAR20, PAR30, LNPAR30 and PAR38
(January 2014)
USHIO America’s Solid State Lighting Group, a leader in the specialty and general lighting marketplaces, today announced the launch of its Uphoria™ LED PAR Lamp series which is available in an PAR20, PAR30, Long Neck PAR30 and PAR38 models. The Uphoria LED PAR lamps combine the classic styling of traditional PAR lamps with the advanced technology of Chip-On-Board (COB) LEDs and custom designed optics. This provides a light-weight, energy saving, dimmable LED lamp with the form, fit and function of a traditional halogen PAR lamp.
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USHIO America Announces Strategic Investment in Zylight – Award-Winning Intelligent LED Fixture Manufacturer
(January 2014)
USHIO America, Inc. expands its offering of award-winning LED lighting solutions with an investment in Zylight LLC, a privately-owned manufacturer of intelligent LED lighting instruments for the cinema and broadcast production industries. This partnership brings together two industry innovators and solidifies the foundation for USHIO America’s solid state lighting strategy in the Stage / Studio / Television (SSTV) market.
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USHIO America Introduces Utopia™ LED Decorative Lamps in Candle & Globe Shapes
(December 2013)
USHIO America’s Solid State Lighting Group, a leader in the specialty and general lighting marketplaces, today announced the launch of its Utopia™ LED Decorative Lamp series which is available in Candle and Globe lamp shapes. Utopia LED candle as well as G16.5 and G25 globe lamps are dimmable, UL Listed, ENERGY STAR approved and offer dramatic energy savings compared to incandescent decorative lamps.
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USHIO America Introduces Utopia™ LED S14 Lamps for Use in Signs, Marquees and Amusement Applications
(November 2013)
USHIO America’s proudly introduces Utopia™ LED S14 sign lamps for use in amusement applications at theaters, theme parks and casinos. Utopia Series LED S14 lamps are not only built to operate in the demanding conditions of signs, marquees and amusement rides, but they are also uniquely designed to provide an appearance that replicates traditional incandescent lamps. Utopia lamps achieve all of this while saving up to 80% in energy costs.
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USHIO America introduces MADE IN USA Midori™ ULB35i LED Fiber-Optic Illuminator
(November 2013)
USHIO America’s Solid State Lighting Group, a leader in the specialty and general lighting marketplaces, today announced the launch of its compact, high output Midori™ ULB35i LED fiber-optic illuminator manufactured by USHIO America Inc.
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USHIO America, Inc. Introduces State-of-the-Art Kooptech Washer and Dryer System for 3D Glasses
(September 2013)
USHIO America Inc., is pleased to announce its alliance with Kooptech-Cinema for distribution in North and South America of their state-of-the-art 3D Glasses Washing and Drying System.
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USHIO America introduces Darren Loeffler as Technical Sales Manager for Solid State Lighting Solutions
(June 2013)
USHIO America, a leader in the specialty and general lighting marketplaces, announced today that Darren Loeffler has joined the company as Technical Sales Manager for USHIO’s Solid State Lighting Solutions Group (SSLS).
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USHIO America Introduces Uphoria™ LED MR-16 Series With Proprietary Cool-Blade™ Technology
(April 2013)
USHIO America’s Solid State Lighting Group, a leader in the specialty and general lighting marketplaces, today announced the launch of its new LED MR-16 series called Uphoria™ which replaces higher wattage halogen MR-16 Lamps.
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USHIO America Introduces Uphoria™ LED Reflector Lamps in R20, R30 and R40 Models (April 2013)
USHIO America’s Solid State Lighting Group, a leader in the specialty and general lighting marketplaces, today announced the launch of its Uphoria™ LED Reflector Lamp series which is available in an 8W R20 lamp, an 11W R30 lamp and an R40 lamp available in 13 and 18 watts.

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USHIO America introduces Peter Weller as Director of Sales for Solid State Lighting Solutions
(April 2013)
USHIO America, a leader in the specialty and general lighting marketplaces, announced that Peter Weller has joined the company as Director of Sales for USHIO’s Solid State Lighting Solutions Group (SSLS). Peter brings to USHIO more than 25 years of professional lighting experience, holding executive positions at several lighting and fixture manufacturers, including Osram Sylvania, H E Williams, Inc., Venture Lighting and TCP Lighting. He has also held leadership positions at Luminus Devices, Lumenergi, Inc., LEDnovation and ETi SSL, and holds patents in HID lamp and LED fixture design.
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The U.S. Department of Energy Grants USHIO America Exemption for 700 Series T8 Lamps (July 2012)
The Office of Hearings and Appeals of the Department of Energy has granted USHIO AMERICA, INC. a 2-year exemption relief from the new efficiency regulations that go into effect on July 14, 2012 for certain T8 fluorescent lamps. As a result of this decision, USHIO may continue to manufacture its Ultra8™ T8 700 Series general service fluorescent lamps (GSFLs) until July 14, 2014. This will allow the 700 Series T8 fluorescent lamps to remain in the USHIO product catalog for an additional 2 years.

For further information and updates regarding changes in products affected by the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), please visit www.ushio.com/support/Lampregulations.htm.

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USHIO America Makes Changes to Product Management Team (May 2012)
USHIO America, a leader in the Specialty and General Lighting marketplaces, announced that Frank Grobmeier will assume the position of Senior Product Manager for USHIO’s newly created Solid State Lighting Solutions Group (SSLS) and Rachael Gutierrez will take over as Product Manager for USHIO’s General Lighting Division.
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USHIO America introduces Jing Mo and Ronson Provido to Engineering Team  (May 2012)
USHIO America, a leader in the Specialty and General Lighting marketplaces, announced that Jing Mo has joined the company as Director of Commercial Engineering for USHIO’s Solid State Lighting Solutions Group (SSLS) and Ronson Provido has joined the company as an Application Engineer.
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USHIO America, Inc. Announces Improved Life Rating Of EUROSTAR™ IR Energy-Saving Infrared Halogen MR-16 Lamps Now 6,000 Hours (May 2012)
USHIO America, Inc. is proud to announce that the Eurostar™ IR Energy Saving Infrared MR-16 lamp series is now rated for 6,000 hour life. This 20% improvement in lamp life makes the Eurostar IR MR-16 lamps the longest life Infrared MR-16 lamps on the market today. It proves you can achieve energy savings and exceptional performance in an MR-16 without having to sacrifice lamp life.
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USHIO America, Inc. Launches The FLS and DLS Solid State Fiber-Optic and Direct Lighting Systems
(May 2012)
USHIO America, Inc. introduces the FLS and DLS solid state lighting systems designed to provide an engineered lighting solution for a wide variety of applications such as sign backlighting, channel letters, cove lighting, cabinet and display lighting.
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Introducing U-LED, the World's First LED Filament Lamps from USHIO America, Inc. (May 2012)
Ushio America proudly introduces U-LED, a unique new LED candle and globe lamp configuration designed to replicate the appearance of incandescent filament lamps.
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USHIO America, Inc., Begins Marketing Nano-Imprint VUV Ashing System "CHIPs"
(February 2011)
USHIO America, Inc. announced that the company plans to start marketing the nano-imprint VUV (Vacuum Ultra Violet) ashing system "CHIPs (Compact HiPower System)" in the US on March 1, 2011. Incorporated into the nano-imprint lithography (NIL) system to be used for fabricating circuit patterns of a variety of devices including LEDs, MEMS, functional films, and biochips, the CHIPs allows non-contact and damage-free cleaning, surface improvement, and ashing of templates and workpieces.
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Introducing EUROSTAR™ IR (Infrared) Energy-Saving Infrared Halogen MR-16 Lamps from USHIO America, Inc. (January 2011)
USHIO America, Inc. is proud to introduce Eurostar™ IR Energy Saving Infrared MR-16 lamps. These lamps reduce energy consumption by 30% compared to standard halogen MR-16 lamps. They maintain the crisp, white halogen light and superior beam control that makes any application look its best.
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Introducing the new OPAL-LUX™ Flexible, Silicone LED Light Strings from USHIO America, Inc.
(January 2011)
USHIO America, Inc. introduces OPAL-LUX™ to its flexible, silicone-coated LED string product line. Each LED string is 1 meter in length and contains 99 LEDs for a total wattage of 6.6 watts. These energy saving, 12V LED strings are silicone coated for indoor or outdoor use. They are water-resistant and have a long life rating of 35,000 hours with proper thermal management.
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USHIO America, Inc., Starts Marketing World's First 6-Inch Full-Field Projection Exposure System for Manufacturing LED Chips
(November 2010)
USHIO America, Inc., a leading provider of specialty and general illumination lighting solutions as a wholly owned subsidiary of USHIO Inc., today announced that the company has started marketing the world's first 6-inch full-field projection exposure system for manufacturing LED chips in the US.
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USHIO America Announces the Purchase of the Solarc® Product Line Assets from Welch Allyn
(May 2010)
USHIO America, Inc. is pleased to announce the purchase of the Solarc® product line assets from Welch Allyn on May 17, 2010. According to Keith SanGiacomo,  G.M. of Marketing and New Business Development at USHIO America, Inc., "this unique opportunity has the synergistic effect of blending our existing line of high end discharge sources with the well established Solarc® product line, including lamps, ballasts, sub-assemblies and illuminators, providing our customers with the most complete product offering in the market today."

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USHIO America Introduces New G12 Base Metal Halide Lamp for Aquariums and Reef Systems
(January 2010)
USHIO America introduces a NEW Aqualite™ G12 base metal halide lamp for aquariums and reef systems. The new single ended 150W lamp design in 14,000 Kelvin harnesses the ability to align the lamp to a parabolic reflector axially, leading to more efficient light collection and advanced fixture designs.
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USHIO America Introduces UDMR, a DMX/MIDI Recorder (November 2009)
USHIO America, Inc., recently introduced UDMR, a DMX/MIDI recorder. UDMR enables coordination of lighting (DMX), sound (MIDI) and video performance (V-LINK), and vastly reduces initial setup cost in a wide variety of entertainment venues. It can easily record and playback DMX signals used for controlling lighting equipment at a high density sampling rate of 40Hz per frame. The UDMR is ideal where data changes are infrequent such as amusement parks, shopping malls, and LED lighting projects.
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Introducing the EUROSAVER™ Energy-Saving Halogen MR-16 Lamp from USHIO America (June 2009)
USHIO America, Inc. is proud to introduce the Eurosaver™ Energy Saving MR-16 lamps. These 35W halogen MR-16 lamps replace 50W halogen MR-16 lamps with similar light output while providing a 30% energy savings.
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Introducing Chroma-lux™ Ultra Flexible Color LED Strings (October 2008)
USHIO America, Inc., introduces its ultra flexible color LED strings called the Chroma-Lux™. The ultra flexibility of these LED strings allows for the most configurable lighting designs. These silicone coated LED strings have a life rating of 50,000 hours with proper thermal management and are available in Red, Orange, Green, and Blue.
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USHIO America and Veolia Environmental Services Announce Agreement to Promote Lamp and Ballast Recycling (Jan 2009)
USHIO America, a leader in the specialty lighting marketplace, and Veolia Environmental Services, a leader in lamp and ballast recycling, have agreed to work together to offer lamp and ballast recycling solutions to all USHIO America's customers. By offering lamp and ballast recycling, USHIO America now provides complete lighting solution packages from light sources to lamp and ballast recycling services.
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The Next Generation Compact Fluorescent Lamps Introduced By Ushio America (May 2008)
The next generation compact fluorescent lamps have recently been introduced by Ushio America, Inc. These lamps, called the C3 Series, are cold cathode compact fluorescent lamps that have a life rating of 25,000 hours and are dimmable.
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Architectural-Grade LED Light Strings Available From Ushio America (May 2008)
Ushio America, Inc., recently introduced PEARL-LUX™, flexible silicone-coated LED light strings. These architectural-grade, LED strings are 1 meter (3.2 feet) in length and contain 96 LEDs for a total wattage of 6 watts for the entire string.
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Ushio America Unveils Amalgam Triple Tube Compact Fluorescent Lamps (May 2008)
Ushio America, Inc., is proud to introduce a line of amalgam triple tube compact fluorescent lamps that provide stable light output over a wider range of temperatures than standard compact fluorescent lamps.
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Introducing the Longest Life Halogen MR-16 Lamp Series on the Market (May 2007)
USHIO America, Inc. is proud to introduce the longest life halogen MR-16 lamps manufactured today. Ultraline™ Titan Long-Life 18,000 hour MR-16 lamps last more than 3 times longer than standard MR-16 lamps and offer superior beam control and exceptional lumen output.
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Energy Saving 28W ULTRA 8™ T8 Fluorescent Lamps (May 2007)
USHIO America, Inc. proudly introduces a series of energy saving 28W ULTRA 8™ T8 fluorescent lamps that offer dramatic energy savings when used on appropriate 28W ballasts.
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Bronze-Colored Superline™ Reflekto™ MR-16 Lamps (May 2007)
USHIO America, Inc. has recently expanded its popular Superline™ Reflekto™ series lamp line with the introduction of Bronze colored MR-16 lamps.
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USHIO America, Inc. Announces the Addition of a new State-of-the-art Warehouse Facility (January 2007)
Effective February 1, 2007, USHIO America, Inc. will open the doors on a new warehouse facility located in Columbia, South Carolina. The addition of the new warehouse is aimed at increasing service levels to customers located east of the Rocky Mountains and will stock over 800 items.
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USHIO America, Inc. Introduces New General Lighting Lamp Catalog
USHIO America, Inc., recently unveiled its new catalog for General Lighting Lamps.
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USHIO America Patents Arc Attachment Stabilization Method for Discharge lamps (Dec 2006)
Leading Specialty Lighting Manufacturer receives patent for a breakthrough method of lamp ignition and arc location; aiding equipment manufacturers and improving system performance.
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60 Degree Ultraline™ 10,000 Hour MR-16 (May 2006)
The new 60 degree wide flood, 12-volt, Ultraline™ MR-16 reflector lamps have the widest beam spread of any MR-16 on the market today.
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20W Ultraline™ 10,000 Hour MR-16 (May 2006)
USHIO America expands its series of Ultraline™ 10,000 hour MR-16 lamps to include 20W versions.
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High Lumen ULTRA 8™ T8 Fluorescent Lamps (May 2006)
USHIO America introduces high lumen ULTRA 8™ T8 fluorescent lamps.
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VAC Ceramic Xenon Lamps (Dec 2005)
USHIO America proudly introduces the next generation of ceramic xenon lamps for scientific and medical applications.
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35W Whitestar™ MR-16 (April 2005)
USHIO America expands its Whitestar™ line to include 35W high-color temperature MR-16 lamps.
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