SOURCE: Oryon Technologies, Inc.

Oryon Technologies, Inc.

September 10, 2012 07:00 ET

Oryon Technologies Sends Team to Develop Manufacturing Protocols in Asia

Company Sends Trainers in Preparation for Mass Production

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - Sep 10, 2012) - Oryon Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ORYN) ("Oryon" or the "Company"), a developer and manufacturer of the innovative next-generation, flexible, crushable, water resistant and wearable lighting technology known as Elastolite® wishes to advise that plans for mass production have reached a key phase with the departure of senior team members to China this week.

As a result of several long awaited international opportunities, Oryon Technologies is sending a senior engineer and a senior applications director to China to oversee the training of staff at a regional manufacturer slated for a key role in the planned ramp to new production levels.

The team is anticipated to spend 10 days or more at facilities located in Hong Kong, the Guangzhou manufacturing district, Dongguan, Shenzhen and Kunshan City. Oryon's commitment to quality is complemented by the level of professionalism exhibited by this proven and highly rated manufacturer. The team's primary goal is to confirm measurable efficiency benchmarks ensuring compliance, safety and regulatory standards are implemented and monitored on an ongoing basis.

Oryon's CEO, Tom Schaeffer, states, "Our aim is to ensure a seamless transition to large scale production and the ability to react quickly to any operational needs as they occur. We have invested considerable effort in preparing for this opportunity and our commitment is reflected in our desire to integrate smoothly with the manufacturers. Our experiences to-date lead us to believe that we will be extremely pleased with the results in very short order."

Additional details of the Company's business, finances, appointments and agreements can be found as part of the Company's continuous public disclosure as a reporting issuer under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission's ("SEC") EDGAR database. For more information, visit our website at: Watch the Elastolite® product presentation video:

About Oryon Technologies, Inc. (OTCQB: ORYN)
Oryon is a research and development and applications engineering company that has developed multiple patents relating to electroluminescent ("EL") lighting (trademarked as "Elastolite"). Elastolite® enables thin, flexible, crushable, water-resistant lighting systems to be incorporated into multiple applications such as safety apparel, sporting goods, consumer goods and membrane switches, among others. Within Oryon's target textile markets alone, billions of units are shipped each year. The market includes outerwear, industrial safety, municipal safety, military, athletic apparel, men's, women's and children's clothing, shoes and gear. These markets generate over $250 billion annual revenues and are second in size only to the food industry. Find out more at Watch the Elastolite® product presentation video:

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