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What are some companies that build commercial suspended ceilings?

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Some of the companies that build commercial suspended ceilings include Armstrong, USG and Hunter-Douglas. Armstrong and Hunter Douglas are the better known of the three.

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Armstrong is a global company specializing in ceilings and flooring. As of early 2015 Armstrong Corporation operated 32 plants in 9 countries. Armstrong sells a wide range of suspended ceiling systems for different commercial applications. Offerings include Mineral Fibre ceilings that are Class A fire-rated, Fibreglass ceilings that provide sound absorption and resist mold and mildew, and stylish Translucent ceilings to add bold color or designs to a ceiling.

Hunter Douglas, a company that's been around for more than 80 years, specializes in ceilings and window coverings. Hunter Douglas operates more than 100 assembly plants and employs more than 21,000 people worldwide. They offer many similar types of ceiling materials as Armstrong including metal, wood and acoustical suspended ceilings.

USG is a Chicago-based company that has been in business for more than a century. They are a manufacturer of ceiling suspension systems. In 2012 their sales reached 3.2 billion dollars. The company focuses on helping architects and contractors through the design of innovated products. Products primarily are sold through their subsidiary, L & W Suppy, which has more than 140 locations nationwide.

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