Easy Installation


Resists Mold and Mildew

Class A


Maintenance-Free Ceiling Panels

Genesis® is the last waterproof lay-in ceiling panel you’ll ever need to buy. They are manufactured from PVC with a smooth or decorative, embossed surface texture. PVC panels, which are non-acoustical, solve the problems of water damage and mold or mildew that are traditionally experienced with fiber-based lay-in panels.

Genesis panels are approved for use in food processing facilities by the FDA, USDA and CFIA. Fire Rated Class A Flame Spread & Smoke Index ASTM-E84 (UL723), ASTM D273, UL94. Rot, Peel, Flake & Impact Resistant, ASTMG21-Mold and Mildew Resistant.

Material Comparison

Benefit Genesis Vinyl Clad Gypsum Mineral Board
100% Waterproof
Resists Mold and Mildew *
Class A Fire Rating *
Easy To Cut
Fiberglass Free *
USDA & FDA Compliant
Indoor/Outdoor Applications
UV Stable (Interior)

* Only if specified.

Features and Benefits

100% Waterproof
Guaranteed not to water-stain, swell or rot due to moisture, so they’re ideal for use in moist and humid areas
Resists Mold & Mildew
Eliminates costly remediation due to sick building syndrome as Genesis is not susceptible to moisture and humidity.
Easily removed to be power-washed, scrubbed and sanitized with bleach or disinfectant.
Class A Fire Rated
Meets Class A FSI and SDI ratings per ASTM E84.
Fiberglass Free
No irritating, harmful fiberglass dust.
USDA & FDA Compliant
May be used in federally inspected food processing plants, restaurants and central kitchens.
Durable PVC Construction
Extremely durable which leads to extended product life; Less damage during installation and repair work. Results in lower maintenance and operating costs.
UV Resistant
Designed for interior use. Will not yellow from fluorescent light or reflected sunlight.
Solid Color
Color goes throughout, so scratches do not show; Product life is extended with consistent color appearance.
Easy Installation
Will lay-in to existing drop ceiling grid systems for 2’x 2′ or 2′ x 4′ panels. Use RotoZip or hole saw to drill holes for can lights or sprinkler heads. Utility knife for straight cuts.
25-Year Limited Warranty.