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Eaton's LED Products Honored with Two LIGHTFAIR Innovation Awards

Press release date: June 24, 2014

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga.— Power management company Eaton today announced that the McGraw-Edison TopTier™ light-emitting diode (LED) parking garage/canopy luminaire and the Metalux SkyBar™ high bay luminaire from its Cooper Lighting Division have been named winners in the 2014 LFI Innovation Awards at LIGHTFAIR International (LFI ). Presented at the LFI conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, on June 3, the competition features the industry’s most innovative products and designs introduced during the last 12 months.

“This recognition strengthens what we already know- that our team members are constantly striving to develop and deliver the most innovative and energy-efficient products available,” said Mark Eubanks, president, Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Division. “These WaveStream™ LED products are a true testament to our number one priority in offering solutions that make a difference to our customers.”

As the winner in the Parking, Roadway and Area Luminaires category, the McGraw-Edison TopTier parking garage/canopy luminaire’s industry-leading WaveStream LED optical performance, low power consumption, low life cycle cost, versatile configurations and architectural aesthetics make it an ideal solution for both retrofit and new construction opportunities.

The Metalux SkyBar high bay luminaire was the category winner in the Industrial, Vandal, Emergency and Exit category. It is the first high bay luminaire to offer uplight and adjustable optical blades, and also incorporates patented WaveStream LED optical technology to efficiently improve light quality and distribution for indoor high bay commercial, retail and industrial applications.

The LFI Innovation Awards received 261 entries spanning 14 categories and were judged by an independent panel of lighting professionals. LFI is the world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting trade show and conference and is sponsored by the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES).

To learn more about Eaton’s Cooper Lighting business and its products, visit

Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Division delivers a range of innovative and reliable indoor and outdoor lighting solutions, as well as controls products specifically designed to maximize performance, energy efficiency and cost savings. The Lighting business serves customers in the commercial, industrial, retail, institutional, residential, utility and other markets.

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.

Eaton is a power management company with 2013 sales of $22.0 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 101,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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