Sudbury: Noise reduction specialist Echo Barrer signs up North American distributor

Echo Barrier units in use by Murphy Group outside the development in London's Bond Street

Echo Barrier units in use by Murphy Group outside the development in London's Bond Street - Credit: Archant

Echo Barrier has secured a distribution deal for its innovative technology for reducing noise from construction sites to be supplied across the United States, Canada and Mexico.

The company, based on the Woodhall Business Park in Sudbury, has already seen its “H series” of noise reduction barriers used at a number of large-scale developments by contractors including Balfour Beatty and Murphy Group. They have also featured at major events including the London Olympics.

Now, it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Acoutstical Surfaces Inc, based in Minnesota, covering the North American market.

Acoustical Surfaces is a soundproofing and noise reduction specialist for both the residential and commercial markets.

Spokesman JR Anderson said: “We pride ourselves as offering only the best noise reduction solutions and we believe the Echo Barrier series fits into this bracket.”

Peter Wilson from Echo Barrier added: “Noise pollution and the inconvenient side effects of noise are worldwide issues and the need to manage these is becoming more important across the globe.

“Our products are proven to work, are easy to transport and erect and are cost effective so are ideal for the US market. Acoustical Surfaces Inc. are the ideal partner for the Echo Barrier range in America and we are pleased to be working with them.”