Acuity Brands, Inc., Atlanta, and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc., announced plans to acquire The Luminaires Group (TLG), a Canada-based provider of specification-grade luminaires for commercial markets, among others. TLG’s indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures are marketed to architects and engineers under the a-light, Cyclone, Eureka, Luminaire LED and Luminis brands.

"We are very pleased to welcome the great team at The Luminaires Group to the Acuity Brands family,” says Vernon Nagel, chairman and CEO of Acuity Brands. “The addition of their strong brands to our lighting portfolio reinforces our commitment to bringing superior architectural solutions to our vast customer base. Acuity Brands will bring its connected, smart lighting expertise to the TLG brands through our leading and innovative drivers, controls and networking systems, which when combined with our existing complementary lighting brands, will provide our customers with an extensive catalog of customizable solutions for the specification community for applications of various sizes and complexities requiring innovative approaches, great design and optimum performance.”