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Ephesus Partners with Libra Industries to Provide LED Lighting for the 2015 Super Bowl

Sep 27, 2014

2015 Super Bowl at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ

2015 Super Bowl at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ

Libra Industries, a privately held electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider, announces that its customer, Ephesus Lighting, Inc. has installed high performance LED stadium lights for the 2015 Super Bowl at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ. Ephesus Lighting, the leader in providing LED lighting solutions for sports facilities, partnered with Libra Industries for its assembly and test services to complete the project.  

We are thrilled to be partnered with such an innovative company as Ephesus,” said Jennifer Altstadt, President of Libra Industries. “With close collaboration between the two companies, we were able to meet aggressive delivery timelines while working through logistical and technical challenges which is a testament to our EMS assembly expertise.” 

The University of Phoenix Stadium, with its retractable roof and field, is unlike any other stadium in North America, and a marvel of design, engineering, and technology. This multi-purpose facility, which opened on August 1, 2006, previously hosted Super Bowl XLII in 2008, two BCS National Championship Games (2007 & 2011), the annual Fiesta Bowl, and numerous international soccer matches.  The 63,400-seat stadium, which is expandable to seat 72,200 fans, is owned by the Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority (AZSTA) and operated by Global Spectrum. 

We are excited that so many sports and entertainment venues have made the switch to LED lighting over the past two years,” said Mike Lorenz President of Ephesus Lighting. “The feedback from fans, players and broadcasters at venues all across North America that are using our LED sports lighting reinforces that LED is the premier lighting solution for sports and entertainment venues.”

The capabilities of LED technology have changed the way we view sports lighting,” said Joe Casper, Founder and CTO of Ephesus Lighting. “This is a great opportunity to showcase our innovative lighting technology in a venue that is known as a leader in introducing new ideas to the sports marketplace.” 

“We are excited about replacing our metal halide fixtures with state-of-the-art Ephesus LED lighting fixture,” said Peter Sullivan, General Manager and Regional Vice President for Global Spectrum at University of Phoenix Stadium.  “As the host venue for the 2015 Super Bowl, we look forward to demonstrating the benefits of LED technology to a global audience.”

We selected Ephesus after careful consideration of all the other available options. We  are confident that their solution will improve lighting for the athletes, fans and broadcasters, all while reducing energy consumption and eliminating conventional  sports lighting maintenance expense,” explained Sullivan.

For more than 34 years, Libra Industries has earned an impressive list of industry credentials including ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485, UL, CSA, FDA and ITAR, among others. Ephesus’ significant LED installation demonstrates Libra Industries’ continued commitment to providing customized manufacturing solutions to help make its customers more competitive and improve their profitability. For more information, visit

Ephesus Lighting Inc. is a US-based company that manufactures high-output LED lighting solutions for challenging applications in the industrial and sporting markets. Ephesus is focused on innovating advanced LED solutions that will enrich and illuminate the world, by creating brighter, more vibrant and more sustainable environments.  For more information, visit follow us on Twitter @EphesusLighting or contact us at 315-579-2873 or

Libra Industries is a leading provider of integrated Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) serving OEMs with complex or technologically sophisticated manufacturing requirements in a broad range of industries including industrial automation, medical, military and aerospace, instrumentation and communications. Two world-class manufacturing facilities allow Libra Industries to provide customers with manufacturing flexibility including complete system build, module and subassembly production, as well as simple to complex PC board assembly. With an ongoing commitment to investment in people, quality systems, and the latest manufacturing equipment and processes, Libra Industries is committed to managing their clients’ products from initial design and prototype to full production; assisting their clients in their efforts to improve time to market, reduce total systems cost, and increase quality.

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