Data as of Dec 06
| +0.48 / +1.91%|
USG Corp. manufactures and distributes building materials. It produces products for use in new residential, new nonresidential, and residential and nonresidential repair and remodel construction, as well as products used in certain industrial processes. The company operates in the following segments: North American Gypsum, Building Products Distribution and Worldwide Ceilings. The North American Gypsum segment manufactures and markets gypsum and related products. This segment's products are used in a variety of building applications to finish the interior walls, ceilings and floors in residential, commercial and institutional construction and in certain industrial applications. It offers SECUROCK line of products, including glass mat sheathing used for building exteriors, and gypsum fiber and glass mat panels used as roof cover board; The LEVELROCK line of poured gypsum underlayments, which provide surface leveling for residential and commercial installations. This segment also produces a variety of construction plaster products used to provide a custom finish for residential and commercial interiors. These products provide aesthetic, sound-dampening and fire-retarding and abuse-resistance value; and construction plaster products are sold under the brand names RED TOP, IMPERIAL, DIAMOND and SUPREMO. It also produces gypsum-based products for agricultural and industrial customers to use in a number of applications, including soil conditioning, road repair, fireproofing and ceramics. The Building Products Distribution segment consists of L&W Supply Corp. and its subsidiaries, which distribute gypsum wallboard and other building materials in the U.S. It delivers less-than-truckload quantities of construction materials to job sites and places them in areas where work is being done, thereby reducing the need for handling by contractors. The Worldwide Ceilings segment manufactures and markets interior systems products worldwide. This segment supplies interior ceilings products used primarily in commercial applications. It manufactures ceiling tiles in the U.S. and ceiling grids in the U.S., Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. This segment markets ceiling tiles and ceiling grids in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Latin America and the Asia-Pacific region. It sells ceiling tiles under the brand names RADAR, ECLIPSE, MARS, and HALCYON; and ceiling grids under the brand names DONN, DX, FINELINE, CENTRICITEE, CURVATURA and COMPASSO. USG was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.
|James S. Metcalf||Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer|
|Christopher R. Griffin||Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President|
|Matthew F. Hilzinger||Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President|
|Dominic A. Dannessa||Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President|
|Stanley L. Ferguson||Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel|