ROCHESTER, NY – OLEDWorks, the global leader in OLED lighting technology manufacturing and a local Rochester business, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of a custom OLED luminaire installation in the new welcome atrium at The Strong National Museum of Play. In collaboration with The Strong, Acuity Brands, Point Source Group, and the Fox family, the luminaire will feature 144 OLED butterflies and will serve as a memorial for Richard C. Fox, a champion of OLED lighting technology and children’s education.
“Richard Fox was a staunch advocate for the city of Rochester and a devoted supporter of OLED lighting technology and OLEDWorks,” states David DeJoy, OLEDWorks CEO. “We are truly honored to contribute to the memorial of this remarkable champion who not only embraced our technology but also left an indelible mark on our beloved city and community. It is with great pride that we support the new atrium at The Strong National Museum of Play, an esteemed local and national treasure, where our innovative technology will undoubtedly foster inspiration, play, learning and innovation for generations to come.”
Each year, nearly one million people will walk beneath this playful canopy of OLED butterfly lights as they enter the all-new welcome atrium, part of The Strong’s 90,000 square foot expansion opening June 30, 2023. In addition, digital signage will allow visitors to learn more about OLEDWorks and the benefits of OLED technology, as well as Richard C. Fox and his commitment to family and community.
OLEDWorks is a global leader in the development and production of innovative organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology. By producing the world’s best performing OLED panels and combining rapid product innovation, OLEDWorks simplifies and enriches lighting solutions in automotive, specialty, and micro-display applications.
The OLEDWorks manufacturing facility is IATF 16949 and ISO 9001, 14001, 45001 certified with full traceability via a factory MES system.
About The Strong National Museum of Play
The Strong is the only collections-based museum in the world devoted solely to the history and exploration of play. It is home to the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, the National Toy Hall of Fame, the World Video Game Hall of Fame, the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, the Woodbury School, and the American Journal of Play and houses the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of historical materials related to play.