Steelcase and Lightolier announce marketing alliance

August 11, 2010

Fall River, Mass. - Lightolier, a leading provider of innovative lighting products and services today announced an agreement to jointly market lighting solutions for the workplace with Steelcase Inc. (NYSE: SCS), the world's preeminent designer and manufacturer of products used to create high-performance work environments.

A recent Steelcase Workplace Index Survey, conducted by an independent research firm, found that thirty percent of the knowledge workers polled suffer from headaches due to poor lighting. Eighty-five percent said better lighting could improve their mood and increase their energy levels.

Through their alliance, Lightolier and Steelcase will address the user's need for a combination of appropriate levels of ambient, task and accent lighting that work in concert with the architecture, furniture and technology in the workplace to reduce eye strain and improve productivity. In addition, the alliance ensures that a comprehensive lighting solution can be addressed in the critical initial stages of the design process.

         
 

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