2021 Distributor Awards

Orion Fans, a division of Knight Electronics, honored three of our distributor partners with awards at the 2022 Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) in Las Vegas, NV. Digi-Key Electronics was presented the Platinum Award for 2021 annual sales percentage increase by John Knight, President of Knight Electronics. Digi-Key has been a valued distribution partner for over 10 […]

Filter Fan Kits with Louvered Sliding and Hinged Guards From Orion Fans Reduce Installation and Maintenance Costs

DALLAS, TX (October 31, 2017) — Orion Fans has expanded the industry’s lowest cost louvered filter fan kit offering to include sliding and hinged guard versions. Made up of a louvered sliding or hinged fan guard, filter, fan, metal guard, and hardware, the new louvered filter fan kits simplify installation and reduce maintenance time and […]

Orion Fans Increases European Reach with Expanded Local Distribution Network

DALLAS, TX (May 17, 2017) — Orion Fans has recently expanded its distribution network to better support European customers. The addition of Clever, Gateway and Kruse to the European distribution network increases Orion Fans’ local sales and application engineering support services. These distributors are design-in focused, and are instrumental in solving customer design challenges regarding […]

Orion Fans Develops Easy Access Sliding and Hinged Versions of Louvered Fan Guards

DALLAS, TX (May 23, 2017) — Orion Fans has expanded the industry’s lowest cost louvered fan guard product offering to include sliding and hinged versions. Designed to simplify installation and reduce maintenance time and cost, the heavy-duty LFGS Series sliding and LFGH Series hinged louvered fan guards make it easier to access and change filters. […]

Orion Fans Delivers IP68-rated DC Fans For Harsh Environments

DALLAS, TX (May 14, 2019) – Orion Fans has expanded its DC axial fan product family with the addition of IP68-rated versions. Offering protection from dust and water, the IP68-rated DC fans are designed for harsh outdoor and demanding washdown applications including alternative energy, commercial refrigeration, food & beverage processing, marine, outdoor machinery, outdoor telecom […]

Orion Fans Receives Quality in Business Certification from the International Trade Council

DALLAS, TX (August 8, 2019) – Orion Fans, a global leader in cooling fans and fan accessories, has been recognized by the renowned International Trade Council (ITC) with the illustrious Quality in Business Certification. As a global peak-body Chamber of Commerce, the ITC offers independent certifications that demonstrate an organization’s adherence to global best business […]

Knight Electronics Presents Digi-Key with 2020 “Golden Fan and Connector” Award

September 9, 2021 (Dallas, TX) Knight Electronics honored Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, with the 2020 “Golden Fan and Connector” Award during a virtual EDS Conference meeting. The Golden Fan and Connector Award celebrates the distributor with the most sales of Orion Fans and Io Audio Technologies connectors for calendar year 2020. John Knight, […]

Cooling & Thermal Management Challenges

Higher system clock speeds and higher density physical packaging are creating significant challenges for effective and cost-efficient cooling and thermal management. In fact, this trend has led designers to add fans to systems that already utilize passive cooling technologies, such as heat sinks and heat spreaders. Fans offer the solutions to increase heat dissipation in […]

Smart Fans for Smarter White Goods

Today, AC and DC fans have more demands placed on them than simply cooling and controlling airflow in white good applications. From refrigeration and freezer units to convection ovens and stove range venting ducts, white good manufacturers require high performance, energy-efficient fans and fan trays that feature speed control, remote monitoring, low noise levels and […]