CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 22, 2016--
USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), an industry leading manufacturer of building
products and innovative solutions, has been named a ‘Top Workplace’ by
the Detroit Free Press Top Workplaces annual ranking and a ‘2016
Illinois Workplace Achiever’ by the Chicago Tribune. These
publications recognized USG Corporation as one of the top midsize
companies to work for in both the Michigan and Chicagoland areas.
The rankings are based on the results of a nationwide survey of employee
feedback on factors including company leadership, communication, career
opportunities, working environment, managerial skills, pay and benefits.
The survey was conducted by Workplace Dynamics, LLP, an independent
research company specializing in organizational health.
The Top Workplaces Program partners with more than 40 prestigious media
partners across the United States to recognize companies for supporting
the engagement and development of their workforce. The 2016 survey
gathered feedback from 70,647 employees from 223 companies in the
Chicagoland area and from 48,009 employees from 209 companies in
“We strive to create a great environment for our workforce, yet it’s our
employees who truly foster an inspiring and energizing culture,” said
Brian Cook, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at
USG Corporation. “This Top Workplace award is a testament to our
employees who have been essential to our company’s continued success for
more than 100 years.”
Results of the survey were published online and in special coverage
sections on Nov. 11 in Chicago Tribune and on Nov. 20 in Detroit
Free Press. USG Corporation was honored on Nov. 10 at a recognition
event at Soldier Field in Chicago, Ill. The Detroit Free Press
honored USG on Nov. 14 at a congratulatory dinner in Troy, Mich.
For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and Workplace
Dynamics, visit topworkplaces.com
For information about employment initiatives and standards at USG, visit usg.com.
About USG Corporation
USG Corporation is an industry leading manufacturer of building products
and innovative solutions. Headquartered in Chicago, USG serves
construction markets around the world through its United States Gypsum
Company and USG Interiors, LLC subsidiaries and its international
subsidiaries, including its USG Boral Building Products joint venture.
Our wall, ceiling, flooring, sheathing and roofing products provide the
solutions that enable customers to build the outstanding spaces where
people live, work and play. Its USG Boral Building Products joint
venture is a leading plasterboard and ceilings producer across Asia,
Australasia and the Middle East. For additional information, visit www.usg.com.
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