Focal Point and Protech team up to deliver sound ceiling solutions

Oct. 9, 2019

Chicago, IL – Focal Point, LLC and Protech Spec Resources (Protech) are working together to deliver integrated lighting and acoustic ceiling systems to the architecture and design community. The strategic move is designed to expand Protech’s product offering and grow Focal Point’s reach in the acoustic ceiling systems’ market.

Protech, an independent manufacturer representative agency specializing in acoustical ceiling and wall treatments, represents a dozen manufacturers. Focal Point has joined the list of carefully selected companies that Protech will sell and offer design consulting service for in the New York metropolitan area.

Responding to the announcement, Ray Horan, President of Protech Spec Resources, noted the superior quality and performance of Focal Point products. “We were impressed with their in-house capabilities, from design, to engineering, to manufacturing, to testing, and also with their excellent reputation in the architecture and design community.”

Robert Fanneron, a Sales Representative for Protech covering New York City and New Jersey stated, “The addition of Focal Point to our portfolio of brands will allow us to offer customers a new innovative approach to addressing high noise levels and reverberation issues, common in open interior space.”

Christopher Thornton, President of Focal Point, LLC, commented on the new union as well. “The synergy between lighting and acoustics is transformative – proactively contributing to improving human comfort and well-being in commercial environments. This partnership will allow us to evolve and expand our reach with ceiling systems that deliver visual and acoustic comfort using advanced technologies.”

About Protech Spec Resources

Protech is an independent manufacturer representative agency focused on turning concepts into reality for commercial construction ceiling, wall, and sound isolation products. Our goal to assist every customer in finding the best solution for their project could only be made possible by the leading brands we represent.

About Focal Point, LLC

Focal Point is a Chicago-based family owned and operated architectural lighting manufacturer like no other. Believing great lighting isn’t just about meeting technical design requirements – it’s about people – our focus is on creating great luminaire designs that stand the test of time, with beautifully simple forms to complete an architectural statement and with optimal illumination to comfortably define the space and its purpose. Learn more about our people, approach, and why we value trusted partnerships by visiting our web site at


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