Major League Baseball Great Pedro Martinez Talks Baseball and "Clean and Green" Lighting with LED Maker, Evolucia Inc. Baseball All-Star and 2004 World Series Champ Helps Company "Pitch" Aimed Optics Green Technology at Industry Tradeshow
SARASOTA, Fla., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Evolucia Inc. (OTCBB and OTCQB: ILED) teamed-up with Major League Baseball great, Pedro Martinez, to talk baseball and energy efficient lighting at the world's largest lighting tradeshow, LIGHTFAIR® International in Philadelphia. Currently serving as Special Assistant to the General Manager of the Boston Red Sox, Martinez made a return visit to Philly, the city where he closed out his career in 2009, to talk with LIGHTFAIR attendees about his baseball career and his current passion for "clean and green" lighting technology that helps support a greener planet. (see Martinez' full interview here): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cdVkN_WI6E
Evolucia Introduced a line of extremely energy efficient Aimed Optics LED (light emitting diode) street, roadway and area lighting solutions at LIGHTFAIR, April 23-26 in Philadelphia. Over 20,000 lighting designers, specifiers, manufacturers, OEMs and distributors attended this year's event. "Not only do our street, roadway and area lighting fixtures use environmentally-friendly LED lighting technology but our proprietary Aimed Optics platform aims the light exactly where it is needed eliminating light spillage and light pollution," said Evolucia CEO, Mel Interiano, "An award winning pitcher, like Pedro, understands the importance of aiming in getting the job done effectively and efficiently."
Martinez spent several hours at the Evolucia exhibit booth on Wednesday, April 24 talking with enthusiastic crowds, signing autographs and helping the company present its unique industry-leading Aimed Optics platform. Martinez, an Evolucia shareholder, summed-up his involvement with the company, "Evolucia gives the planet a good opportunity to light up and be clean and green."
In addition to its Aimed Optics product families, the company also launched a complete LED lamp line, canopy, high bay and troffer LED lighting solutions, drivers, controllers and surge protectors and an explosion proof product line at LIGHTFAIR.
"It was an honor to have Pedro Martinez spend time with us at LIGHTFAIR," said Interiano, "He has the same passion for the environment and the same commitment to making a difference as our team at Evolucia has to bringing the best LED lighting solutions to the market."
About Evolucia Inc.
Evolucia Inc. is an industry pioneer in the design, engineering, manufacture and marketing of high performance LED lighting systems to the global lighting markets. Evolucia received the United States Department of Energy's highest award for lighting within the LED category, and has installed thousands of its fixtures at military bases, universities, municipalities, and large commercial entities. Evolucia's LED lighting products are sold under the brand, Evolucia Lighting (www.evolucialighting.com).
All Evolucia products offer highly energy efficient, durable, commercial-grade LED lighting for both indoor and outdoor applications. The company's award winning cobra head and shoe box fixtures employ Evolucia's proprietary Aimed Optics™ technology, which increases light levels and visibility by strategically directing light to the target area. Evolucia fixtures require 50%-80% less energy than traditional lighting, and last for approximately 12 years without maintenance.
Some of the statements made by Evolucia in this press release are forward-looking in nature. Actual results may differ materially from those projected in forward-looking statements. Evolucia believes that its primary risk factors include, but are not limited to: development and maintenance of strategic acquisitions; domestic and international acceptance of our product lines; defending our intellectual property and proprietary rights; development of new products and services that meet customer demands and generate acceptable margins; successfully completing commercial testing of new technologies and systems to support new products and services; and attracting and retaining qualified management and other personnel. Additional information concerning these and other important factors can be found within Evolucia's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Statements in this press release should be evaluated in light of these important factors.
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