Who We Are

Acuity Brands is the North American market leader and one of the world’s leading providers of innovative lighting solutions.  We are driving the industry’s transformation to smart lighting, which is helping redefine how people live, work and play. Our century of tradition, our current financial strength and our commitment to a sustainable future, ensure our ability to grow, innovate and further capture the rapidly growing market opportunities before us.

Provide Customer-driven smart and simple solutions that offer quality lighting and building automation solutions and value-added benefits by empowering world-class talent to create and leverage our industry-leading portfolio of products, technology, software, and services; drive world-class Cost efficiency; and leverage a Culture of continuous improvement.

To be the preferred provider of smart and simple solutions that expand the boundaries of lighting and building management services by providing market-aligned solutions best addressing applications across vertical markets.

Acuity Brands Milestones 

1890s – The Holophane Glass Company was incorporated in 1898

1940s – Lithonia Lighting begins production of the first commercial fluorescent light fixtures in 1947

1950s – Peerless innovates and patents the first linear fluorescent “uplight” systems for classrooms

1958  – Gotham patents the “recessed accent light” 

2000- Lighting Business is spun off from National Service Industries, Acuity Brands is born

2011- Lithonia offers complete family of LED lighting products

2013- Acuity Brands launches first OLED products from Winona Lighting

2014 – eldoLED pioneers intelligent, high performance LED drivers

2015- Acuity Brands acquires Distech Controls, a building automation company

Acuity Brands continues to make strides in lighting and building automation. Visit our media center to read more.