Graybar Presents Acuity Brands with Supplier Excellence Award

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 25, 2014 – Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, Supplier Excellence - Acuity From left: Kathleen M. Mazzarella, Graybar Chairman, President and CEO, Vernon J. Nagel, Acuity Brands Chairman, President and CEO, and Bill Mansfield, Graybar Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, presented Acuity Brands with the Graybar Supplier Excellence Award at Graybar’s National Training Conference in San Antonio last week.

The Graybar Supplier Excellence Award is presented semi-annually to recognize a product manufacturer that has collaborated with Graybar in an exceptional manner to successfully grow profitable business together.
 
“We congratulate Acuity Brands on receiving the Graybar Supplier Excellence Award,” said Kathleen M. Mazzarella, Graybar Chairman, President and CEO. “Acuity Brands is known for providing outstanding service, innovative products and tremendous support. Graybar continues to build momentum with Acuity Brands, and we look forward to continue working to the advantage of our mutual customers.”
 
“Together, Graybar and Acuity Brands are delivering quality products and solutions to our mutual customers,” said Vernon J. Nagel, Acuity Brands Chairman, President and CEO. “I am honored to receive this award.”
 
About Graybar
Graybar, a Fortune 500 corporation and one of the largest employee-owned companies in North America, is a leader in the distribution of high quality electrical, communications and data networking products, and specializes in related supply chain management and logistics services. Through its network of more than 250 North American distribution facilities, it stocks and sells products from thousands of manufacturers, helping its customers power, network and secure their facilities with speed, intelligence and efficiency. For more information, visit www.graybar.com or call 1-800-GRAYBAR.
 
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 6,800 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(TM), Winona® Lighting, Healthcare Lighting®, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Carandini®, Antique Street Lamps(TM), Sunoptics®, Axion(TM) Controls,  Sensor Switch®, Lighting Control & Design(TM), Synergy® Lighting Controls, Pathway Connectivity(TM), Dark to Light®, ROAM®, RELOC® Wiring Solutions, acculamp® and eldoLED®.