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Focal-sign-600pxBased in Bourbon-Lancy in Burgundy, France, Ébénisterie Bourgogne is Focal’s state-of-the-art cabinet-making facility. It is staffed by a team of cabinet-makers who construct the loudspeaker enclosures for Focal high-end hi-fi and professional loudspeakers: Electra, Sopra and Utopia. The quality of the materials and finishes, the excellence of French workmanship, and the highly specialized expertise of Focal’s highly trained craftspeople, all contribute to the high acoustic performance for which Focal is known.

On their way back from last week’s High End Show in Munich, ListenUp’s Phil Murray (VP Marketing/eCommerce), Ben Larkin (VP/General Manager) and Scott Genaw (Senior Sales Consultant) stopped by to visit our friends at Focal and take a tour of Ébénisterie Bourgogne. Check out this cool video about the work done here, along with some photos taken by our crew…



"The people who work here are special," says ListenUp's Scott Genaw. "This guy is 'perfecting' the exterior finish of these Focal cabinets. Look at his eyes?! These are the eyes of an Artisan! On fire with the passion of his craft! I was in awe."

The shop floor.



Scott: "Prototypes! Check out the carbon-fiber Sopra 1's!!" (left)