Acuity Brands

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Acuity Brands, Inc.
Public
Traded as
Industry Commercial and
industrial lighting
Founded 2001
Headquarters Atlanta, GA, United States
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
CEO: Vern Nagel
Products Consumer Goods
List of brands
Revenue Increase US$3.29 Billion (FY 2016)
Increase US$475.2 million (FY 2016)[1]
Increase US$290.8 million (FY 2016)
Total assets Increase US$2.95 billion (FY 2016)
Total equity Increase US$1.66 billion (FY 2016)
Number of employees
11,800 (August 2016)[1]
Website acuitybrands.com

Acuity Brands, Inc. is a lighting manufacturing company. It was founded in 2001 in Atlanta, Georgia, United States.[2]

Products[edit]

The company spun out its specialty chemicals product lines into a publicly traded company called Zep Inc. in 2007, leaving it focused on its lighting businesses.[3]

Lighting equipment made by the company includes indoor and outdoor fixtures for commercial and institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications. The company offers lighting equipment to electrical distributors, retail home improvement centers, national accounts, electric utilities, utility distributors, municipalities, contractors, catalogs, and lighting showrooms. It distributes these products through independent sales agents, factory sales representatives, distribution centers, regional warehouses, and commercial warehouses.[4]

Acquisitions[edit]

Acquisition date Company Country
February 2009 Lighting Control & Design[5] USA
April 2009 Sensor Switch, Inc.[6] USA
July 2010 Renaissance Lighting[7] USA
October 2010 Winona Lighting[8] USA
February 2011 Sunoptics[9] USA
February 2011 Healthcare Lighting[10] USA
August 2011 Horizon Control[11] USA
October 2011 Pathway Connectivity, Inc.[12] USA
January 2013 Adura Technologies[13] USA
January 2013 eldoLAB Holding BV (eldoLED)[14] USA
April 2015 ByteLight, Inc.[15] USA
March 2015 Distech Controls[16] USA
December 2015 Juno Lighting Group [17] USA
January 2016 Geometri[18] USA
July 2016 DGLogik[19] USA
February 2018 Lucid Design Group, Inc.[20] USA

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Acuity Brands 10-K report 2016". Securities and Exchange Commission. Retrieved November 5, 2016.
  2. ^ AYI: Profile for ACUITY BRANDS INC - Yahoo! Finance
  3. ^ "Acuity Brands, Form 8-K, Current Report, Filing Date Nov 6, 2007". secdatabase.com. Retrieved Dec 30, 2012. 
  4. ^ Acuity Brands Lighting Archived February 8, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Funk, Dale (19 February 2009). "Acuity Brands Buys Lighting Control & Design". Electrical Wholesaling. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  6. ^ "Acuity Brands Announces Completion of Sensor Switch Acquisition". BusinessWire. businesswire.com. 20 April 2009. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  7. ^ Wright, Maury (29 July 2010). "Acuity acquires Renaissance Lighting and intellectual property". LEDs Magazine. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  8. ^ "Acuity Brands Acquires Winona Lighting". Solid State Lighting Design. 19 October 2010. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  9. ^ "Acuity Brands Acquires Sunoptics, a Leading Provider of High-Performance Prismatic Daylighting Products". Business Wire. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  10. ^ "Acuity Buys Healthcare Lighting to Boost Medical Market Offerings". Electrical Wholesaling. 1 June 2011. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  11. ^ Wright, Maury (16 August 2011). "Acuity Brands buys lighting-control specialist Horizon Control". LEDs Magazine. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  12. ^ "Acuity Brands Acquires Pathway Connectivity". Lighting Controls Association. 5 October 2011. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  13. ^ "Wireless control developer Adura Technologies acquired by Acuity Brands". LEDs Magazine. 17 January 2013. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  14. ^ "Acuity Brands Acquires LED Driver Manufacturer". Electrical Wholesaling. 8 April 2013. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  15. ^ "Acuity Brands, Inc. Acquires IP and Certain Assets of ByteLight, Inc". Solid State Lighting Design. 16 April 2015. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  16. ^ "Acuity Brands Acquires Distech in a $252M Addition to Its Lighting and Controls Roster". Greentech Media (GTM). 9 March 2015. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  17. ^ "Acuity Brands, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Juno Lighting Group". NEMA - National Electrical Manufacturers Association. 11 December 2015. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  18. ^ Chandler, Doug (8 January 2016). "Acuity acquires GeoMetri". Electrical Marketing. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  19. ^ Wright, Maury (11 July 2016). "LED business news: Revolution Lighting, Acuity, Seoul, SSL executives". LEDs Magazine. Retrieved 16 May 2018. 
  20. ^ "Acuity Brands, Inc. Acquires Lucid Design Group, Inc. - DisruptCRE". DisruptCRE. 2018-02-21. Retrieved 2018-05-03. 

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