Universal Display Corporation President and CEO Steven V. Abramson Receives Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 New Jersey Award
Award recognizes entrepreneurial excellence in technology
EWING, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Universal Display Corporation (NASDAQ: PANL), enabling energy-efficient displays and lighting with its UniversalPHOLED ® technology and materials, today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer Steven V. Abramson has received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2013 New Jersey Award in the technology category. Mr. Abramson was presented with the award at a special gala event on June 13th at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick, New Jersey.
I am honored to be recognized among the many successful entrepreneurs in New Jersey, and the recognition from Ernst and Young is a tribute to the world class team weve assembled at Universal Display, said Mr. Abramson. Our entire team has played a critical role in advancing OLED technology and driving adoption of our own PHOLED technologies and materials among the worlds largest display and lighting manufacturers. Universal Displays motto of Vision. Innovation. Reality has not only served our technology advances, but our corporate identity as weve grown from a small N.J. company to a global technology leader.
Having been honored in the New Jersey region, Mr. Abramson is now eligible for Ernst & Youngs National Entrepreneur of the Year Award, which will be presented at a Forum to be held later this year.
To see how Universal Display (PANL) is changing the face of the display and lighting industries with its UniversalPHOLED®, white OLED and flexible OLED technologies, please visit the company at www.universaldisplay.com.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
In New Jersey, local sponsors include PNC Bank, DLA Piper, Merrill Corporation, Morgan Lewis, Empire Valuation Consultants, Scherzer International, SolomonEdwardsGroup, Cresa NJ, Gibbons, Murray Devine, New Jersey Technology Council, NJBIZ, WithumSmith+Brown.
About Ernst & Youngs Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Ernst & Youngs Entrepreneur Of The Year is the worlds most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award recognizes the significant contributions of entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.
About Universal Display Corporation
Universal Display Corporation (PANL) is a leader in developing and delivering state-of-the-art, organic light emitting diode (OLED) technologies, materials and services to the display and lighting industries. Founded in 1994, the company currently owns or has exclusive, co-exclusive or sole license rights with respect to more than 3,000 issued and pending patents worldwide. Universal Display licenses its proprietary technologies, including its breakthrough high-efficiency UniversalPHOLED® phosphorescent OLED technology, that can enable the development of low power and eco-friendly displays and white lighting. The company also develops and offers high-quality, state-of-the-art UniversalPHOLED materials that are recognized as key ingredients in the fabrication of OLEDs with peak performance. In addition, Universal Display delivers innovative and customized solutions to its clients and partners through technology transfer, collaborative technology development and on-site training.
Based in Ewing, New Jersey, with international offices in Ireland, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan and Taiwan, Universal Display works and partners with a network of world-class organizations, including Princeton University, the University of Southern California, the University of Michigan, and PPG Industries, Inc. The company has also established relationships with companies such as AU Optronics Corporation, DuPont Displays, Inc., Innolux Corporation, Konica Minolta Technology Center, Inc., LG Display Co., Ltd., Lumiotec, Inc., Moser Baer Technologies Inc., Panasonic Idemitsu OLED Lighting Co., Pioneer Corporation, Samsung Display Corporation, Seiko Epson Corporation, Sony Corporation, Showa Denko K.K., and Tohoku Pioneer Corporation. To learn more about Universal Display, please visit www.universaldisplay.com.
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Source: Universal Display CorporationCopyright Business Wire 2013