CINCINNATI, May 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LSI Industries Inc. (Nasdaq:LYTS) announced today the introduction of an innovative and technologically advanced LED canopy lighting solution unlike anything available in the market today. The Legacy™, a revolutionary advancement in petroleum canopy lighting that is poised to revitalize the market, provides a combination of high performance, low cost and attractive design, and flexibility in light distribution options. The Legacy is purpose-built to achieve high performance and low cost, while allowing for fast, easy installation. It is performance-driven to provide the highest lumen per dollar as well as superior light distribution designed to improve illumination on dispensers, all while offering a choice in lumen packages consisting of up to 20,000 lumens. The Legacy is a very sleek fixture with a very slim optical unit that sits flush against the canopy. The Legacy is in production with stock available for shipment. Scott D. Ready, President, commented, "More than an evolution, the Legacy represents true LED innovation in canopy lighting and a dramatic departure from the original Crossover LED canopy solutions. This exciting new fixture, which provides the most cost-effective, high-performance and stream-lined solution to canopy lighting available in the marketplace, is already generating excitement among customers. LSI defined the standard in canopy lighting with the Scottsdale® in 1995. We are redefining the standard with the Legacy, surpassing anything available in the marketplace today. Importantly, this product platform is adaptable beyond the petroleum market and we will be introducing additional products for other applications." Robert J. Ready, Chairman and CEO, stated, "This is exactly the product we have been waiting for as an easy and direct replacement for the large installed base of Scottsdale canopy lights. The Legacy offers a rapid payback along with easy installation and high reliability. It will be produced in our American manufacturing facilities. This product was introduced at our just completed national sales meeting and was received with great excitement."