Acuity Brands

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Acuity Brands, Inc.
Traded as NYSEAYI
S&P 500 Component
Industry Home Furnishings
Founded 2001
Headquarters Atlanta, GA, United States
Area served
Key people
Vernon J. Nagel (CEO)
(Chairman) & (President)
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 Acuity

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSEAYI), is an electronics manufacturing company. It was founded in 2001 in Atlanta, Georgia.[2]

Acuity Brands created a new business, selling specialty chemicals. This change was effective November 1, 2007, and is known as Zep Inc. Zep is traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol ZEP. [3]



Lighting equipment made by the company includes indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures for commercial and institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications. The company offers its 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]

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  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". Retrieved Dec 30, 2012. 
  4. ^ Acuity Brands Lighting Archived February 8, 2007, at the Wayback Machine.

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