OREANDA-NEWS. Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI), a leading provider of indoor and outdoor lighting and energy management solutions, was presented with both the Graybar® Growth Award and Graybar Alliance Award during Graybar’s National Training Conference held recently in San Antonio. It marks the first time in Graybar’s history the same supplier has captured two of the top three Supplier Excellence Awards. 

The Graybar Supplier Excellence Award is presented semi-annually to recognize product manufacturers that have collaborated with Graybar in an exceptional manner to successfully grow profitable business together. The award has three subcategories focused on growth, profitability and engagement. The Growth Award represents significant sales growth and performance during the year, while the Alliance Award is given to the supplier that most effectively aligns, connects and works with Graybar’s branches and districts.

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.