Company History

Trans-Lux has a long history of innovation, and we are just getting started!  With global reach, in-house manufacturing, and wisdom gained from years of experience, Trans-Lux is your best partner for implementing LED solutions. Take a look at our history, and then let us help take you into the future.  Imagine where Trans-Lux can take you!

1920

Founded by Percy Furber as a high-end video screen manufacturer

1923

Installed the first Projection Ticker in the world at the NYSE, which remained in use… Read more

1925

Listed on the American Stock Exchange

1930

Launched Trans-Lux Theatre building program with RKO

1945

U.S. sailor and his girlfriend on VJ Day in front of the Trans-Lux Theatre in… Read more

1958

Trans-Lux brings Felix the Cat to US audiences

1959

Famous scene in      The Seven Year Itch is filmed outside the Trans-Lux Theater on Lexington… Read more

1967

Trans-Lux premiers Speed Racer

1974

Trans-Lux releases the Teleprinter

1997

Trans-Lux acquires Fair-Play, a leading sports scoreboard maker

1997

Trans-Lux Introduces Rainbow  Ribbon display technology for Cincinnati Reds

2012

Trans-Lux creates TL Energy LED Lighting division

2013

Trans-Lux Introduces Epic Software

2013

Trans-Lux introduces new die-cast cabinet system

April 2014

Trans-Lux debuts 2mm large screen display with 1080p and 4K capabilities

May 2014

TL Energy forms partnership with Independent Stationers

September 2014

TL Energy reaches $1M in Lighting Rebates

October 2014

Trans-Lux posts record $3M in TL Energy Lighting sales in 8 weeks

November 2014

Trans-Lux adds innovative financing program for integrated LED solutions

March 2015

Trans-Lux forms partnerships with PrismaFlex and Squadrat

April 2015

Trans-Lux announces new manufacturing resources in China to complement USA manufacturing

Where Will Trans-Lux Take You?