Trans-Lux and Union Station, Both Organizations near 100 Years Old, Come Together to Implement Present Day Digital LED Display Technology


NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Trans-Lux Corporation today announced the successful manufacture and installation of 3000 square feet of large format LED digital displays and signage at Union Station in Washington, D.C.

Trans-Lux Corporation, a leading supplier of LED digital displays and next generation LED lighting, is nearing 100 years in business, while Union Station has been open more than 100 years, since 1907. Today, Union Station is visited by some 40 million people every year.

“It is really wonderful to install our LED display technology at Union Station,” says J.M. Allain, President and CEO of Trans-Lux, “and we feel fortunate to be partnered with Premier Tourist and Landmark Association, PTALA, and Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation on the first phase of this restoration project at Union Station.”

The Ashkenazy Company completed a major renovation at Union Station, tapping Trans-Lux to install the 3000 square feet of large format LED digital displays and signage.

“Trans-Lux is the perfect partner when it comes to designing, manufacturing and installing these LED Displays,” says Byron Appel, CEO of PTALA. “Trans-Lux delivers the latest LED technology, which you can really appreciate when you see the 35 foot screens in person.”

“We are really proud to have the opportunity to be involved at such a historic facility like Union Station which is now Amtrak’s second busiest station attracting 5 million riders a year,” adds J.M. Allain.

PTALA is the in-house marketing arm of a large real estate investment firm and specializes in the marketing of brands within our iconic venues nationwide, including Washington DC’s nationally renowned Union Station.

About Ashkenazy
Ashkenazy Acquisition Corporation is a private real estate investment firm focusing on retail and office assets. Ashkenazy Acquisition has acquired over 15 million square feet of retail, hospitality, office and residential properties, located throughout the United States, Canada and England.

About Trans-Lux
Trans-Lux Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of TL Vision digital video displays and TL Energy LED lighting solutions for the financial, sports and entertainment, gaming, education, government, and commercial markets. Trans-Lux delivers comprehensive video display solutions for any size venue’s indoor and outdoor display needs. 

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