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05/10/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Products Win Best of Category Design Excellence Awards During LIGHTFAIR® International 2018
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --ATLANTA - May 10, 2018 - Multiple innovative LED lighting solutions from Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) earned top recognition from one of the lighting industry's most prestigious award programs: The LFI Innovation Awards® 2018. Winning lighting solutions from Acuity Brands included: - Juno FlexConnect(TM) luminaires won both the competition's overall Design Excellence Award and its Best of Category award in the Dynamic Color, Theatrical, Cover, Strips and T... 
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05/01/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Announces Acquisition of IOTA Engineering
ATLANTA - May 1, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced it has acquired IOTA Engineering, L.L.C. (IOTA), a Tucson, AZ-based manufacturer of highly engineered emergency lighting products and power equipment for commercial and institutional applications, both in the U.S. and internationally.  IOTA's product portfolio includes LED emergency drivers, emergency solutions for fluorescent ballasts and LED retrofits, emergency inverters, and emergency lighting controls and accessories. ... 
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04/30/18Acuity Brands, Inc. to Showcase Latest Advancements in Lighting, Controls and Connected Building Solutions at LIGHTFAIR International 2018
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --ATLANTA - April 30, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) will be demonstrating innovative lighting, controls and connected building solutions during LIGHTFAIR® International, which will be held May 8-10, at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL (Booths #1802 and #2602).  "Continued advancements in technology and design enable lighting to provide an increasingly significant and positive impact on how we live and work," said Acuity Brands Lighting Senior Vice President,... 
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04/26/18Acuity Brands, Inc.: Spatial DNA Signs as Atrius IoT Partner to Deliver Leading Enterprise System Integration and Visual Analytics Platform
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --ATLANTA - April 26, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced that Spatial DNA has joined the Atrius(TM) IoT Partner program. Spatial DNA will leverage location-based data provided from Atrius Platform Services and AtriusTM-Ready Sensory Networks to build mobile applications for indoor navigation and enterprise workflows. By integrating data from clients using Atrius Platform Services, Spatial DNA will be able to present unique insights through its P... 
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04/04/18Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results and Announces Increased Share Repurchase Program
ATLANTA, April 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) (“Company”) today announced that fiscal 2018 second quarter net sales increased 3.4 percent to $832.1 million from $804.7 million reported in the prior-year period.  Operating profit for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 was $88.0 million, a decrease of $20.0 million, or 18.5 percent, over the year-ago period.  Net income for the second quarter of fiscal 2018 was $96.9 million, an increase of $29.6 million, or 44 percen... 
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03/29/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --  ATLANTA, March 29, 2018 - The Board of Directors of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI; "Company") today declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share.  The dividend is payable on May 1, 2018 to shareholders of record on April 17, 2018. About Acuity Brands Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is the North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting and building management solutions. With fiscal year 2017 net sales of $3.5 bill... 
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03/19/18Acuity Brands, Inc: Verve Adds Atrius(TM) IoT Solutions from Acuity Brands to Its Location-Based Mobile Marketing Platform
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --ATLANTA - March 19, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced that Verve(TM), the global leader in location-powered mobile marketing, has joined the Atrius(TM) IoT Partner ecosystem. Verve will leverage Atrius Platform Services, notably the Atrius Navigator indoor positioning software development kit and administration tools, to extend their in-store and out-of-store engagement solutions and shopper insights for brands and retailers. Acuity Brands pr... 
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03/14/18Acuity Brands, Inc. to Announce Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Results on April 4, 2018
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --  ATLANTA, March 14, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) will host a conference call on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss the Company's performance for the second quarter of fiscal 2018, following the announcement of those results earlier that day.  Vernon J. Nagel, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of Acuity Brands, will lead the call.  A live Webcast of the discussion will be accessible at the Company's Web site:  www.acuit... 
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02/27/18Acuity Brands, Inc.: Gozio Health Adds Atrius(TM) IoT Indoor Positioning Solution from Acuity Brands to Its Wayfinding Mobile Platform
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --ATLANTA - February 27, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced that Gozio Health, a healthcare technology company specializing in mobile wayfinding, has joined the Atrius(TM) Internet of Things (IoT) partner ecosystem. Gozio Health will be expanding its mobile platform to include Atrius(TM) indoor positioning solutions (IPS), leveraging the Atrius(TM) Navigator Software Development Kit (SDK). Using the wayfinding technology developed by Gozio Healt... 
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02/12/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Lucid Design Group, Inc.
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --  ATLANTA - February 12, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced it has acquired Lucid Design Group, Inc. (Lucid), an Oakland, CA-based provider of building analytics through its industry-leading BuildingOS® business intelligence platform.  The Company believes the combination of Lucid's BuildingOS platform and Acuity Brands' large installed base of networked sensors for lighting and building automation controls and its Atrius(TM) Internet of Thing... 
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02/06/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Atrius Navigator and Atrius Insights IoT Services Deliver a Complete Indoor Positioning Solution
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --  ATLANTA - February 6, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced a complete, end-to-end indoor positioning services (IPS) solution comprised of two Atrius(TM) Internet of Things (IoT) platform services: Atrius(TM) Navigator software development kit (SDK), leveraging cloud-based services and administrative tools, and Atrius(TM) Insights spatial analytics web application. The Atrius indoor positioning solution (IPS) helps businesses develop applicatio... 
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01/16/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Phunware Adds Atrius(TM) IoT Indoor Positioning Solution from Acuity Brands to Its Mapping, Navigation and Wayfinding Offering
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --ATLANTA - January 16, 2018 - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) today announced that Phunware, an enterprise mobile software company, has joined the Atrius(TM) Internet of Things (IoT) partner ecosystem. Phunware will be adding the Atrius Navigator software development kit (SDK) to its indoor positioning technology offerings, providing customers an innovative, energy-efficient option to support Phunware's hardware-agnostic location capabilities. Phunware currently p... 
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01/09/18Acuity Brands Reports Fiscal 2018 First Quarter Results
ATLANTA, Jan. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) (“Company”) today announced fiscal 2018 first quarter net sales of $842.8 million, a decrease of $8.4 million, or 1 percent, compared with the year-ago period.  Operating profit for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 was $118.6 million, a decrease of $8.0 million, or 6.3 percent, over the year-ago period.  Net income for the first quarter of fiscal 2018 was $71.5 million, a decrease of 12.5 percent compared with the prior-... 
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01/05/18Acuity Brands, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend
(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --ATLANTA, January 5, 2018 - The Board of Directors of Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI; "Company") today declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share.  The dividend is payable on February 1, 2018 to shareholders of record on January 22, 2018. About Acuity Brands Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is the North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting and building management solutions. With fiscal year 2017 net sales of $3.5 b... 
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