Trans-Lux Corporation announces formation of Trans-Lux Energy

May 7, 2010
Date Announced: 07 May 2010 Norwalk, CT -– Trans-Lux Corporation (NYSE Amex: TLX) – a recognized leader in digital signage solutions – has announced the formation of a new subsidiary company called Trans-Lux Energy. The new company will feature a comprehensive offering of the latest LED lighting technologies that provide facilities and public infrastructure with “green” lighting solutions that emit less heat, save energy and enable creative designs. The products will have immediate availability.Eric Mackey, a seasoned professional in the systems integration and facilities management arenas, has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Trans-Lux Corporation and General Manager of the newly formed Trans-Lux Energy. Mr. Mackey will focus on developing distribution channels and key accounts for Trans-Lux Energy.“The addition of Trans-Lux Energy to the Trans-Lux Corporation family of companies further supports the launch of our new TL Vision business model,” said J.M. Allain, President and CEO, Trans-Lux Corporation. “Trans-Lux Energy adds two important facets to our core competencies; first by allowing us to pursue new business opportunities in the LED lighting category with energy-saving lighting solutions, and second by supplementing our established digital display and signage businesses with a highly flexible, cost-efficient and creative means for facilities to enhance their environments with LED lighting.”The newly formed Trans-Lux Energy Corporation headquartered in Norwalk, CT will be introducing a new line of “green” LED lighting solutions designed to conserve energy, emit less heat and provide facility designers with creative lighting solutions. The initial product offering will include LED replacement bulbs that fit into existing fixtures, smaller and highly efficient LED bulbs for new construction, and innovative LED street lighting solutions.Trans-Lux Energy’s LED lighting solutions complement Trans-Lux Corporation’s new LED Large Screen Systems and Digital Signage Displays, as well as the Company’s established line of Trans-Lux DataWalls and Fair-Play branded Scoreboard Systems – the industry’s leading line of digital displays for financial institutions, casino sports books, schools and universities. With a base of thousands of installations around the globe, Trans-Lux will cultivate new business development opportunities incorporating these lighting and display system technologies targeting the financial, sports and entertainment, gaming and leasing markets, as well as the private and public facilities market.About Trans-LuxTrans-Lux Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of digital signage display solutions for the financial, sports and entertainment, gaming and leasing markets. With a comprehensive offering of LED Large Screen Systems, LCD Flat Panel Displays, Fair-Play branded Scoreboards, and Trans-Lux Energy LED lighting solutions, Trans-Lux Corporation delivers comprehensive digital signage solutions for any size venue’s indoor and outdoor display needs.XXX*EDITORS’ NOTE: Electronic files and photos are available upon request by emailing Sara Chaput at LRG Marketing at [email protected]. Safe Harbor Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995The Company may, from time to time, provide estimates as to future performances. These forward-looking statements will be estimates and may or may not be realized by the Company. The Company undertakes no duty to update such forward-looking statements. Many factors could cause actual results to differ from these forward-looking statements, including loss of market share through competition, introduction of competing products by others, pressure on prices from competition or purchasers of the Company's products, interest rate and foreign exchange fluctuations, terrorist acts and war.

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