Hubbell Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of LCA Group Inc., the domestic lighting division of U.S. Industries Inc. The newly acquired operations manufacture a comprehensive range of indoor and outdoor lighting products for industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential markets. The group has major manufacturing facilities in six states and multiple distribution centers strategically located throughout the United States. In combination with the company's existing operations serving the same end-markets, Hubbell's lighting businesses will generate annual sales in excess of $800 million.

"We are excited about the tremendous opportunity this addition brings to Hubbell," said Tim Powers, president and CEO. "Our growth objective is to expand in Hubbell's core businesses where we can leverage our market position and experience. This addition is a prime example. Hubbell Lighting now brings to the market one of the broadest lines of lighting products and a portfolio of prominent brand names that will bring benefits to distributors, end-users, and to Hubbell."

The new Hubbell Lighting is one of the largest lighting product manufacturers in North America. Its portfolio of prominent brand names include: Alera, Columbia, Dual-Lite, Hubbell, Hubbell Entertainment, Kim, Prescolite, Spaulding, Sportsliter Solutions, Sterner. For more information, go to www.hubbell.com.