Acuity Brands expands Quick Ship Program to feature architectural LED luminaires

March 17, 2014
Date Announced: 17 Mar 2014 ATLANTA -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) announces its new Mark Architectural Lighting™ On the Mark Quick Ship program, which ships a variety of architectural grade specification luminaires in 10 business days. The program features the largest selection of LED products available in quick ship programs of major architectural ambient manufacturers. “Now, more than ever, project schedules are shorter and demand is high for quality architectural luminaires -- especially with LED sources,” said Tim O’Brien, Acuity Brands Lighting Vice President, and Value Stream Leader, Mark Architectural Lighting. “We are responding to this demand and offering 20 of our signature high performance fluorescent and LED fixtures equipped with the latest technologies in 10 business days.”In order to meet quick ship deadlines, Mark Architectural Lighting simplifies the lighting specification process, including ceiling system details, energy efficiency, controls and programming LEDs by manufacturing product in its fully integrated manufacturing and design facility in Edison, New Jersey. Fixtures available in the program range from recessed grid, recessed linear, perimeter systems, suspended pendants, and decorative and wall mounted options. “On the Mark is just one example of our dedication to customer satisfaction, collaboration and flexibility,” said O’Brien. Acuity Brands Quick Ship programs feature more than one million products available from 11 of its manufacturing and distribution centers around the country. Its additional brands in the Quick Ship program -- Peerless®, Winona®, Hydrel®, Lithonia Lighting®, Gotham®, Acculamp®, RELOC® Wiring Solutions, Antique Street Lamps™, Sensor Switch® and Lighting Control & Design™ -- combine to support needs in virtually every category of lighting and controls. For more information about Acuity Brands Quick Ship programs, please visit About Acuity Brands Acuity Brands, Inc. is a North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications. With fiscal year 2013 net sales of over $2 billion, Acuity Brands employs approximately 6,500 associates and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. The Company's lighting solutions are sold under various brands, including Lithonia Lighting®, Holophane®, Peerless®, Gotham®, Mark Architectural Lighting™, Winona® Lighting, Healthcare Lighting®, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Carandini®, Antique Street Lamps™, Sunoptics®, Axion™ Controls, Sensor Switch®, Lighting Control & Design™, Synergy® Lighting Controls, Pathway Connectivity™, Dark to Light®, ROAM®, RELOC® Wiring Solutions, Acculamp® and eldoLED®.

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