Two industry leaders will collaborate to educate workplace designers on the importance of acoustical solutions to reduce noise distractions and enhance speech protection in today’s commercial office spaces
WALTHAM, MA, October 18, 2018 – Cambridge Sound Management, the world’s largest provider of sound masking technology, announced today a strategic partnership with Focal Point, a leading architectural lighting and acoustical solutions manufacturer. The companies bring together deep expertise in architectural design, lighting, and acoustics, with a focus on increasing employee well-being using treatments that absorb and mask sound to create the optimal acoustical and visual environment. The business partnership will consist of co-marketing initiatives, business development, and a nationwide AIA accredited educational seminar series covering workplace acoustics.
“We are at a tipping point in workplace design, where noise, privacy, and productivity issues are front and center. Acoustics have a massive impact on well-being,” says David Sholkovitz, VP Marketing at Cambridge Sound Management. “Focal Point is a human-centric brand, in both acoustic solutions and luminaires, and we look forward to collaborating.”
“To date, we have witnessed a rapid adoption of our acoustic luminaires, as our customers look for solutions to resolve disruptive noise levels in their spaces,” says Matthew Blakeley, VP Product and Business Development at Focal Point. “With this partnership, we hope to create more awareness of acoustical challenges and solutions with specifiers.”
Cambridge Sound Management manufactures QtPro® and DynasoundPro® sound masking systems to help reduce noise distractions, protect speech privacy, and increase office comfort. With 25,000 customers in 30 countries and over 600 authorized installers, Cambridge Sound Management is dedicated to helping its end users, channel partners, and consultants design more comfortable and secure workplaces. Based out of Chicago, Focal Point is a leading manufacturer of architectural luminaires and acoustic solutions. Developed as integrated systems that make specification and installation simple, Focal Point’s Seem® 1 Acoustic and
Skydome® Edge Acoustic luminaires and baffles provide optimal answers to illumination and
reverberation issues common to today’s open interiors.
About Cambridge Sound Management
Cambridge Sound Management, Inc., the world’s largest provider of sound masking solutions, manufactures QtPro and DynasoundPro sound masking systems to help organizations protect speech privacy, reduce noise distractions and increase workplace productivity. Cambridge Sound Management’s proprietary sound masking technology works by emitting a uniform, barely perceptible background sound at the frequencies of human speech. Cost-effective and easy to install, their sound masking, office paging, and background music systems are deployed in hundreds of millions of square feet of space throughout the world including commercial organizations, healthcare facilities, financial services, government agencies, and educational institutions. To learn more about Cambridge Sound Management visit www.cambridgesound.com.
About Focal Point
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 website at www.focalpointlights.com.
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