When to Use Motorized Impellers

Energy efficiency is of ever-increasing importance in today’s world. According to a U.S. Department of Energy report in 2011, approximately 6.5 percent of the primary electricity consumption is used by commercial and industrial fans, blowers and fume hoods. Replacing such equipment with more advanced energy-efficient options would result in a substantial reduction in energy usage […]

EC Fans Save More Than Energy

Energy conservation is of ever increasing importance in today’s world. The U.S. Department of Energy has determined that about 25% of the primary energy consumption in the residential and commercial sectors is used by electric motor-driven systems and components in appliances and equipment. Replacing existing equipment with advanced energy-efficient motors results in a substantial reduction […]

COVID-19 Response

Proper prior planning prevents poor performance has always been the catch phrase in our organization. Supply chain resiliency is a cornerstone of our value proposition to our customers. For all the planning and testing one does, one never knows for sure if one has planned properly until crisis strikes. Such is the case with COVID-19.  […]

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, President of Knight Electronics, […]

The Global Supply Chain

The current global supply chain is in a state of turmoil. We’ll take a look at the multiple factors that have contributed to this and how to move forward to avoid this in the future. Some of this supply chain disruption stems from logistics companies who are dealing with labor, ship, and container shortages while […]

Expanded Facility Increases Manufacturing Capacity, Further Reducing Lead Times

Orion Fans, a global leader in cooling fans and accessories, has expanded its Dallas-based North American headquarters. With a new 18,000 square foot addition to its current facility, Orion Fans has increased its domestic manufacturing capacity, enhanced logistic capabilities, and further reduced product lead times. This will help customers and channel partners shorten the design […]