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October 10, 2014 – Shat-R-Shield Inc., the leader in protective lighting, has received ISO (International Organization for Standardization) 9001:2008 for quality management.
ISO certification defines the criteria for a quality management system and is accepted worldwide as the standard and best practice to improve company efficiency, minimize risk and maximize opportunity. Shat-R-Shield made the decision to pursue ISO certification in October 2012 and has invested significant hours of training, auditing and implementation of the quality management system company-wide to achieve the [...]10/08/2014
July 1, 2014 – Shat-R-Shield has expanded their current fixture product line to include a DLC listed LED high bay and LED wall pack. Both fixtures serve as high efficiency direct retrofits for their outdated, inefficient counterparts and are eligible for utility rebates where offered.
“By expanding our fixture offering we continue to provide value added products to our core customer base of food processing and industrial facilities,” said Tom Salter, Vice President of Marketing and Product Development.
The LED high bay [...]07/02/2014
May 1, 2014 – Shat-R-Shield announced the issuance of US Patent No. 8,697,458 which relates to the application of protective coatings over Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) and other light sources that are mounted on printed circuit boards.
“This latest patent makes claims for the process and material used to form a sealed protective barrier for mounted LEDs” said Tom Salter, VP of Marketing and Product Development at Shat-R-Shield. “We are committed to developing and providing protective lighting solutions”.
The patent covers the [...]05/14/2014
January 20, 2014 – Shat-R-Shield, Inc. hosted a groundbreaking ceremony on January 15, 2014 to celebrate the expansion of their manufacturing facility in Salisbury, North Carolina.
Many dignitaries from both the local and state levels were present, including Salisbury Mayor Paul Woodson, Mayor Pro Tem Maggie Blackwell, County Commission Vice-Chairman Craig Pierce, Representatives Harry Warren and Carl Ford from the NC House of Representatives, members of the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce and RowanWORKS Economic Development.
The event included a light breakfast [...]01/22/2014
October 1, 2013 – Shat-R-Shield introduces the Ironclad™ 66 Series, a new line of industrial grade vapor tight fixtures. The rugged design of these fixtures allows them to withstand extreme conditions in harsh environments where moisture, dust, dirt or humidity is present.
Ironclad™ 66 Series vapor tight fixtures are rated NEMA 4X, NEMA 5, IP-66, UL, cUL, and are USDA and UL Wet Location approved. These industry leading certifications make these fixtures ideal for applications such as industrial, cold storage, tunnels, [...]10/01/2013
September 12, 2013 – Shat-R‐Shield® has expanded their selection of waterproof, safety-coated LEDs by adding a new R40 lamp to the product lineup. The R40 provides another waterproof LED option for customers looking to retrofit conventional incandescent and CFL lamps with a high efficiency, high performance LED alternative.
There have been numerous reports of customers experiencing premature failures when using competitors’ uncoated LED lamps in applications exposed to high humidity and corrosive environments. Shat-R-Shield’s crystal clear, non-yellowing waterproof coating provides the [...]09/12/2013
August 8, 2013 – Shat-R‐Shield® has expanded their selection of waterproof, safety-coated LEDs by adding a new R30 lamp to the product lineup. The R30 provides another option for customers looking to retrofit conventional incandescent and CFL lamps with a high efficiency LED alternative.
“Not all LED lamps are created equal. Our customers have reported premature field failures using competitors LED lamps in high humidity or corrosive environments,” said Tom Salter, VP of Marketing. “Whether the application is an outdoor soffit [...]08/08/2013
What is an LED?
An LED (light-emitting diode) is a semiconductor chip that generates light when a current is applied. The chips are assembled in a structure that supports and protects the chips and electrical connections. The structure as a whole is an LED package. This type of technology is extremely energy efficient compared to traditional lighting methods such as incandescent. There are many types of LEDs, which include low, medium and high brightness. The amount of LEDs being used and [...]
April 19, 2013 – New for LIGHTFAIR® International 2013, Shat-R-Shield® will unveil new UV Blocking Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs). All CFLs emit harmful Ultraviolet (UV) light. Shat-R-Shield provides the ultimate protection against these harmful UV rays. Shat-R-Shield UV blocking CFLs are available in 2700ºK 4W, 14W, 19W and 23W mini-twist varieties.
UV light acts as a bleaching agent, causing 40% of fading in furniture, fabrics and works of art. These damaging rays will also break down, discolor and deteriorate plastic lenses [...]04/19/2013
April 4, 2013 – Shat-R-Shield, Inc. announced today the release of new safety-coated, shatter-resistant T8 fluorescent lamps that offer up to 75,000 hours life on instant start ballasts and 84,000 hours life on programmed rapid start ballasts. The long life T8 lamps offer up to two times longer life, providing an additional eight years of maintenance free lighting for typical operating cycles. These lamps are the perfect retrofit to existing T8 instant start systems. Shat-R-Shield Product Development Manager, Don Cattoni [...]04/04/2013
Salisbury, N.C. – March 22, 2013 – Shat-R-Shield is pleased to announce that Jim Radi has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager for the South Central territory. Jim’s sales experience within the lighting industry provides him strong skillsets to secure new business, while conditioning and growing existing relationships.
Jim comes to Shat-R-Shield from LightGuard, a Philips Company, where he served as the National Sales Manager. Prior to that, he worked as an industrial sales representative for Holophane, an Acuity Brands [...]03/22/2013
Salisbury, N.C. – March 11, 2013 –Shat-R-Shield® now offers safety-coated, shatter-resistant halogen A19 lamps in both 29W and 43W as an energy-efficient alternative for phased-out conventional incandescent bulbs.
These new lamps comply with legislation set forth by the Department of Energy’s Energy Independence and Security Act, offering the benefit of 25-30% reduced energy consumption and extended long life in comparison to traditional general service lamps. They are direct replacements for their respective wattages, producing equivalent light output.
These Halogen A19 lamps offer [...]03/11/2013
Salisbury, N.C. – March 5, 2013 – Shat-R-Shield, Inc. is proud to announce that Tom Salter has joined the company as the new Vice President of Marketing. Having spent the last fifteen years at Cree with roles in engineering, business development and marketing, Tom will be a valuable addition to the Shat-R-Shield team. With his extensive experience in the lighting industry, Tom brings promise of innovative new products and strategic marketing focus to Shat-R-Shield, the industry leader of safety-coated lighting [...]03/05/2013
In recent news…
Two of the largest companies in the food industry have been faced with one major crisis: glass contamination has been reported in their products. In one case, consumers discovered glass shards in their frozen dinners. The other incident involved the discovery of broken glass from a light bulb found in a dough production area, forcing a restaurant chain to close 40 locations until it was verified the bread was indeed free of glass.
With one of the companies being [...]02/20/2013
Shat-R-Shield® introduces their newest product line: Shat-R-Shield® Waterproof, Safety-Coated LED Lighting Solutions. What sets these LED lamps apart is a thin layer of IP-68 rated silicone coating, which completely seals the lamp against moisture and contaminants, preventing premature failure.
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Shat-R-Shield® announced today the opening of their third U.S. distribution center in Mira Loma, California. This distribution center will serve California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, and Arizona. The new location will also include a will call operation to better serve the Los Angeles market.
Click Here to Download the PDF04/11/2012
New for Light Fair 2012, Shat-R-Shield will proudly unveil Ultra-Shield, their line of safety-coated, IP-68 rated LED Retrofit lighting products. Ultra-Shield LED lamps offer the most advanced technology, highest lumen per watt energy efficiency and environmentally responsible lighting solutions to replace and retrofit inefficient fluorescent, incandescent and halogen bulbs.
Click Here too Download the PDF04/02/2012
Shat-R-Shield® introduces a new 5 Watt Safety Coated Compact Fluorescent Mini Twist Lamp to it’s existing offering of CFL’s. This CFL offers the latest in energy efficiency: using only 5 watts of power, they have lumen output equivalent to a 25 watt incandescent.
Click Here to Download the PDF03/28/2012
Shat-R-Shield®, the leading manufacturer of safety coated shatter-resistant lamps introduces a line of the highest energy savings T5HO lamps. Saving 10 watts will add up to a $44.00 per lamp at $.10/kWh energy savings over the rated life of the lamp.
Click Here to Download the PDF02/17/2012
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