Fastenal Company Adopts Green Ballast Daylight Harvesting Ballast
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 12, 2013
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Green Ballast Inc., (OTC BB:
GBLL) announced today that Fastenal Company, one of the nation's largest
distributors of industrial and construction supplies with over 2,600 store
locations , has become a customer of Green Ballast. Fastenal has installed
Green Ballast's patented daylight harvesting fluorescent light ballast in two
of its stores which serve as showcases for its customers.
"After incorporating Green Ballast daylight harvesting ballasts into our
stores, customers have been commenting on the improvement in the lighting
environment. It serves as a great introduction for us to share how they can
experience improved lighting, save money on their lighting costs and promote
their environmental sustainability actions," said Steve Houghton, District
Manager of Long Island/Queens of Fastenal.
"Fastenal is an industry leader that shares our goal of helping the customer
save money while still creating operational efficiencies with minimal
environmental impact," said Kevin Adams, chief executive officer of Green
Ballast. "We look forward to working with many of the Fastenal locations
throughout the country as we expand our business in 2014,"
Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a wholesaler and
retailer of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada,
and internationally. The company serves the manufacturing market that comprise
original equipment manufacturers, and maintenance and repair operations, as
well as other users, such as farmers, truckers, railroads, mining companies,
federal, state and local governmental entities, schools, and retail trades;
and construction market, which include general, electrical, plumbing, sheet
metal, and road contractors. As of December 31, 2012, it operated with over
2,600 company-owned or leased stores. Fastenal Company was founded in 1967 and
is headquartered in Winona, Minnesota.
About Green Ballast
Green Ballast Inc., an energy solutions company, headquartered in Memphis,
Tennessee, is an innovator, developer and marketer of energy efficient
electronic ballasts for fluorescent fixtures in the commercial lighting
industry. Green Ballast's patented daylight harvesting ballast technology
utilizes an individual photo sensor that measures the amount of ambient
daylight to reduce the amount of electrical current flowing to a light fixture
thereby reducing lighting energy costs. Green Ballast's products are deployed
during retrofit upgrades, new construction and remodeling work. Customers
include electrical lighting product distributors, energy service companies,
original equipment manufacturers, and real estate developers and managers who
own and lease commercial real estate. To learn more about Green Ballast,
please visit our website at www.greenballastinc.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking
statements for Green Ballast reflect current expectations, as of the date of
this press release, and involve certain risks and uncertainties. Forward
looking statements include statements herein with respect to the company's
successful execution of its business strategy. Actual results could differ
materially from those anticipated in these forward- looking statements as a
result of various factors. Factors that could cause future results to
materially differ from the recent results are described in form S-1 filed with
the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 12, 2012.
SOURCE Green Ballast Inc.
Contact: J. Philip Jones, Green Ballast, 901-260-4422
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