Cooper Lighting Introduces Shaper Architectural High-Performance High-Bay Luminaires News Release

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Peachtree City, GA 30269
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News Release
Karin Martin, Karin Martin Communications
(630) 513-8625
[email protected]
Cooper Lighting Introduces Shaper Architectural High-Performance
High-Bay Luminaires
Decorative line offers versatility with numerous specification options.
PEACHTREE CITY, GA, January 13, 2011 – Cooper Lighting, a division of Cooper Industries plc
(NYSE: CBE), has announced the introduction of the Shaper 1300 High Performance (HP) Series, a
new line of decorative high-bay luminaires featuring an aesthetically pleasing architectural design with
numerous specification options. Available in two sizes (14” & 18” diameter), five optical choices and
multiple lamping options, the Shaper 1300 HP Series can be ceiling, wall or pendant mounted in a
variety of configurations. In addition to the standard finish options, the fixtures are offered with unique
Custom Decorative Metals featuring 13 jewel-toned colors, as well as hand-painted faux wood options
to add a distinctive look to commercial, education, retail, hospitality, heath care and high-end, modern
residential spaces.
The Shaper 1300 HP Series offers pendant configuration choices of single or multiple fixture options of
two-, three- and four-pendant luminaires. For surface and single pendant mounting, the fixtures can be
specified with a single rigid stem, with four aircraft cables or directly surface-mounted to a standard
junction box with no visible hardware. Multi-fixture luminaires are suspended with four rigid stems. The
single wall-mounted fixtures are available in four arm configurations including a unique curved arm with
a stainless steel cable attachment.
Designed for direct, indirect or direct/indirect illumination, the Shaper 1300 HP Series features a choice
of five high-performance optical lens options including a Solid Aluminum Optic Shroud, Glass Refractor,
Glass Refractor with Optic Shroud, Glass Refractor with Indirect Optic Shroud or Reflector with Optic
Shroud (for use with designated lamps). Lenses are available in both clear and frosted glass.
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Four standard fixture finishes include Natural Aluminum, Bronze Metallic, Silver Metallic and Matte
White. Custom decorative metal color choices include Clear, Cabernet, Sapphire, Sage, Brass,
Copper, Black Pearl, Slate Green, Champagne, Chocolate, Indigo, Royal Blue and Pewter. The shroud
is also available in two unique patterns known as Coral and Seashell. The beautiful hand-painted faux
wood is offered in two standard finishes of Blonde and Cherry Wood.
The Shaper 1300 HP Series features an integral ballast housing consisting of heat-dissipating
aluminum fins. The construction allows thermal transfer from the electrical compartment to the exterior
surfaces through conductive and convective heat transfer, ensuring long life for electrical components.
Lamp options include compact fluorescent, ceramic metal halide, standard incandescent and halogen.
The fixtures can be ordered with standard or dimmable ballast.
For additional information, visit or email [email protected]
About Cooper Lighting
Cooper Lighting, a subsidiary of Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE), is the leading provider of
innovative, high quality interior and exterior lighting fixtures and related products to worldwide
commercial, industrial, retail, institutional, residential and utility markets. As lighting technologies have
advanced over the years, Cooper Lighting has been at the forefront of the industry in helping
businesses and communities leverage the latest technologies to improve efficiency, reduce costs and
enrich the quality of the environment. For more information, visit
About Cooper Industries
Cooper Industries plc (NYSE: CBE) is a global manufacturer with 2009 revenues of $5.1 billion.
Founded in 1833, Cooper's sustained level of success is attributable to a constant focus on
innovation, evolving business practices while maintaining the highest ethical standards, and meeting
customer needs. The Company has seven operating divisions with leading market share positions
and world-class products and brands including: Bussmann electrical and electronic fuses; CrouseHinds and CEAG explosion-proof electrical equipment; Halo and Metalux lighting fixtures; and Kyle
and McGraw-Edison power systems products. With this broad range of products, Cooper is uniquely
positioned for several long-term growth trends including the global infrastructure build-out, the need
to improve the reliability and productivity of the electric grid, the demand for higher energy-efficient
products and the need for improved electrical safety. In 2009, sixty-one percent of total sales were to
customers in the industrial and utility end-markets and thirty-nine percent of total sales were to
customers outside the United States. Cooper has manufacturing facilities in 23 countries as of 2009.
For more information, visit the website at