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download press release »10/23/2012

CertainTeed’s New Linear Wood Ceiling Panels and Grilles Bring the Warmth of Natural Wood to Interior Spaces

(Valley Forge, Pa.) – Decoustics, a CertainTeed Ceilings company specializing in high-precision, custom-engineered solutions, is expanding its line of wood ceiling options with its new Linear Wood Ceiling Panels and Grilles. Linear Wood brings added warmth and depth to interior spaces and provides enhanced design flexibility to architects and designers.

Linear Wood panels and grilles feature solid medium-density fiberboards (MDF) with a natural wood veneer finish. The panels and grilles are available in cherry, beech, maple and ash finishes, as well as custom veneers and are available in wood which is Forest Stewardship Council® certified by the Rainforest Alliance (FSC® C020536). Linear Wood panels and grilles are available in standard lengths with a range of options for module and plank widths as well as panel thickness.

“Architects and designers are incorporating wood ceilings into their designs to create warm, inviting spaces,” said Dawn Chittick, director of marketing for CertainTeed Ceilings. “With a number of available finishes, sizes and configurations, Linear Wood is a versatile option that complements Decoustics’ comprehensive portfolio of high-performance ceilings products.”

Linear Wood is available in Panelized, Lay-in and Continuous design configurations, and Linear Wood grille options include Dowel, Cross Piece and Lay-in configurations.

For over 35 years, Decoustics has served as a leader in interior architectural products through the design and manufacture of innovative acoustical ceiling panels, wall panels and systems. A CertainTeed Ceilings company, Decoustics specializes in custom-engineered, high-precision solutions backed by world-class expertise and technical support. For more information, visit www.decoustics.com.

About CertainTeed
Through the responsible development of innovative and sustainable building products, CertainTeed, headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa., has helped shape the building products industry for more than 100 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm's slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," quickly inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed® is North America’s leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, fence, decking, railing, trim, foundations, pipe, insulation, gypsum, ceilings and access covers.

A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building products company, CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 6,000 employees and more than 65 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. Recognized as a 2009 and 2010 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, CertainTeed earned the 2011 and 2012 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award, the highest level of recognition for outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency. The group had total sales of approximately $3.2 billion in 2011. www.certainteed.com

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