Oryon Technologies Closes $2 Million Financing

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DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - Oct 1, 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® is pleased to announce that that it has closed a private placement capital raise resulting in gross proceeds of $2,000,000.

"Oryon is pleased to announce the close of our latest financing," said Thomas Schaeffer, Oryon's President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Schaeffer continued, "We have an immediate need to expand capacity in order to meet existing demand as well as our growing pipeline of pending business opportunities. This financing is a clear indication that members of the investment community appreciate our strategies and efforts to-date."

The Financing Agreement was previously disclosed in the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K, as amended, dated May 4, 2012. To date, the Company has now received an aggregate amount of $2 million from the issuance of common stock to investors who are "accredited investors," as defined under the Securities Act. The proceeds from the subscriptions will be used for general corporate purposes.

This information is not an offer to purchase, a solicitation of an offer to purchase or a solicitation of consent with respect to any securities. 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: www.oryontech.com.

Watch the Elastolite® product presentation video: www.oryontech.com/investors/presentations.

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 www.oryontech.com. Watch the Elastolite® product presentation video: www.oryontech.com/investors/presentations.

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