Lighting company has already conducted more than 20 events, plans to increase number of users
Atlanta — September 17, 2004 — Acuity Brands Inc., a provider of lighting fixtures and specialty chemicals, said it has selected Procuri as one of its strategic sourcing solution providers in an effort to build a more globally competitive supply chain.
With global operations throughout North America and in Europe and Asia, Acuity Brands said it will use Procuri's solutions to consolidate purchases across divisions. The company expects this approach will improve the decision-making process and further develop the company's world-class supplier organization.
"Through the sourcing events conducted thus far, we have achieved significant savings on various materials and services," said Scott Clifford, director of sourcing for Acuity Brands Lighting. "Procuri's solutions and services enable our organization to streamline and automate our sourcing processes, while allowing us to build a competitive global supply chain."
Acuity Brands conducted more than 20 events in a 10-week period using Procuri's solutions. Acuity Brands sourced a variety of materials and services including chemicals, wire, printing services, pallets, gaskets and office supplies. As a result of the increased operational efficiency, Acuity Brands said it plans to increase the number of users over the next several months.