MENTOR, OH - EYE Lighting International, a manufacturer of lamps, luminaires and lighting products, is the recipient of the 2010 Hardware Innovation of the Year Award from Automotive Testing Technology International. The EYE Lighting SUV-W151 UV Weathering Chamber was recognized for its new technology that delivers outdoor-weathering test results 10 times faster than standard xenon chambers. EYE can simulate three years of weathering in just nine days for some materials.

"We are pleased that Automotive Testing Technology International recognized our technology with this award," said Tom Salpietra, President and COO of EYE Lighting International. "The automotive industry has some of the most rigorous testing standards in the world, and we believe our UV Weathering Chamber can be used to improve the quality of products in many other industries."