Trans-Lux designs, manufactures, markets and services LED display and lighting solutions for a wide range of business, sports, residential, and government applications. Only Trans-Lux delivers truly integrated LED display and lighting solutions that can transform venues into events with the highest levels of performance and cost-efficiency.


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Engage fans and create new sources of revenue with Fair-Play by Trans-Lux LED Sports Scoreboards.

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Video Displays

Inform and advertise, indoor and outdoor, with TL Vision and Prismatronic by Trans-Lux LED Displays.

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LED Lighting

Save money and look great with TL Energy branded LED commercial and residential lighting.


These business areas benefit from:

  • State of the art manufacturing facilities in Des Moines, IA & Schenzen, China

  • Rigorous inspection and testing throughout all phases of manufacturing

  • Extensive Reseller and Service Network
  • Global operations and reach with technology partners around the world

  • Comprehensive LED system solutions to meet almost any specification

  • Proven experience and innovation since 1920


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J. M. Allain

President & CEO

J.M. Allain joined Trans-Lux as President & Chief Executive Officer in February of 2010. Mr. Allain has a background in global systems integration, marketing and sales management for enterprises ranging from start-ups to multi-national companies. He has established experience in a number of technology-driven industries, including data communications and telecommunications. Mr. Allain holds an MBA in International Trade and Finance, as well as Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration and Systems Engineering.

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Alberto Shaio

Chief Operating Officer

Alberto Shaio manages Trans-Lux’s operations and organizational development, focusing on performance management to shape the company for continued success and strategic growth. Mr. Shaio currently sits on the Trans-Lux Corporation Board of Directors, and has nearly 40 years of experience managing companies and divisions of companies. He previously served as President and CEO of Craftsman Industries, a leading manufacturer of mobile marketing and outdoor exhibits for the experiential marketing industry, and also served as President and CEO of Farrel Corporation, a privately held company that manufactures process equipment for the plastics industry.

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John Hammock

Chief Sales & Marketing Officer

Mr. Hammock has extensive experience in international business development and sales with Fortune 500 accounts. Previously an Executive VP Sales & Marketing, Niagara Streaming Media, Hammock has held numerous high profile Senior VP roles in telecom, software and manufacturing companies including Newbridge Networks, Corvis and Voxpath Networks. As VP of Corvis, his team’s sales efforts were responsible for $238 million during the two year period preceding a successful $1.6 billion IPO. He has received numerous President Club and Circle of Excellence awards. Hammock holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from Texas Christian University.

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Todd Dupee

VP, Finance & Controller

Todd Dupee is responsible for overseeing the company’s Accounting functions. He joined Trans-Lux in 1994 and has held various staff and management positions before being named Controller. Mr. Dupee earned a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Bentley College.

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Jane Bauer

VP, Human Resources

Jane Bauer is responsible for overseeing the Human Resources function of Trans-Lux, promoting organizational excellence in support of the Company’s goals and objectives. Since joining the company in 1997, Ms. Bauer has served in roles of increasing responsibility within the HR Department including that of Specialist and Human Resources Manager. Ms. Bauer earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the City University of New York.