Toyota to install Orion ISON Class LED High Bay at Georgetown facility

Orion Energy Systems, a provider of energy efficient lighting systems, announced that Toyota Motor North America will install the ISON Class LED High Bay fixture in their 8.1 million square-foot Georgetown, KY manufacturing plant.

Toyota becomes the first Global Fortune 500 customer to install the fixture since the Orion 214 LPW was launched in September.

Toyota selected the ISON Class LED Gen III High Bay for this sizable lighting retrofit project because the fixture, which delivers an unprecedented 214 lumens per watt, will help them significantly reduce the amount of energy required to light certain areas of the flagship facility, the company said.

The ISON Class LED Gen III High Bay will consume approximately 42 percent less energy than the average competitor’s LED high bay fixture and has the lowest 10-year cost of ownership than any other LED high bay fixture in the industry, Orion claims.

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The Georgetown facility is Toyota’s largest vehicle manufacturing plant in the world, equal to 169 football fields under one roof. During the past few years, Toyota has installed more than 18,000 Orion high bay fluorescent fixtures in its fourteen domestic facilities.

The projects emerge out of the 10-year partnership between the two companies wherein Toyota will use Orion products to reduce the amount of energy it uses for lighting in their U.S. manufacturing facilities.

This energy efficiency initiative is also in line with Toyota’s Environmental Challenge 2050. Announced in the fall of 2015 the challenge is composed of six individual challenges across three areas: ever-better cars, ever-better manufacturing, and enriching lives of communities.

“We are excited that Toyota is the first to adopt the new ISON Class LED Gen III High Bay lighting platform and believe it is testament to the trust we have earned from our long-standing global and national Fortune 500 customers to deliver on our promises,” said John Scribante, CEO, Orion Energy Systems.

Rajani Baburajan

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