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Acuity Digs Deeper into Lighting Networks, Controls with Acquisition and Partnership

Acuity Brands Inc., Atlanta, will buy Canadian automation and energy management company Distech Controls Inc. for $252.8 million. The company also announced a strategic partnership with Sensity Systems, Sunnyvale, Calif., to develop a smart, connected platform for the “Internet of Things.”

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