Life-Time Poly-Millwork Acquires Focal Point Architectural Products

Jan 07, 2009, 09:00 ET from Life-Time Poly-Millwork

The combined offering provides a complete line of interior and exterior polyurethane millwork products.

CHARLEROI, Pa., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Life-Time Poly-Millwork, a leading manufacturer of polyurethane architectural products, and its parent company, RAS Industries, announced today the acquisition of Focal Point Architectural Products, Inc. located in Tarboro, NC from its parent company, Noel Group, LLC. Terms of the agreement between the two privately-held companies were not disclosed. RAS Industries' management indicated that Focal Point will continue its current business practices and will operate as an independent company within the RAS Industries' family.

Afshan Khan, CEO of RAS Industries, remarked, "The combination of Focal Point's presence in the retail channels and the strength of its interior moulding products, coupled with Life-Time's position in the exterior millwork market, creates a complete architectural solution for our customers. Focal Point has a rich 38-year history as a pioneer and leader in the interior polyurethane building products industry. It is a world-class manufacturer and distributor, leading the way with innovative, stylish products, outstanding people and satisfied customers. We are proud to welcome Focal Point to the RAS Industries' family."

Focal Point President, Ken Robinson, stated, "As one of the original brands in the industry, Focal Point is known for its exceptional quality and designs. We have a reputation as an innovative, progressive manufacturer, and a leader in the architectural products industry. Focal Point found its niche in creating detailed millwork that offers cost-effective, time-saving alternatives to complicated wood build-ups or plaster with our innovative and easy-to-install products."

The established Focal Point customer relationships will be maintained and enhanced by the addition of the Life-Time product offerings, and the ordering process will remain the same. Current and new customers of both Focal Point and Life-Time will benefit immediately from a complete offering that adds beauty to any project.

About Focal Point Architectural Products, Inc.

Focal Point Architectural Products is a leading provider of distinguished polyurethane architectural mouldings and architectural elements. Using breakthrough innovations and technology, Focal Point manufactures and distributes maintenance-free products that are easy to install for all interior applications.

About Life-Time Poly-Millwork

Life-Time Poly-Millwork is a RAS Industries company headquartered in Charleroi, Pennsylvania. Life-Time's mission is to manufacture high quality, innovative, and environmentally friendly polyurethane building products that add lasting beauty and lasting value, while providing superior customer service and growth opportunities for its employees.

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