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12/14/17USG Corporation President and CEO Jennifer Scanlon Joins Manufacturers Association Board of Directors
CHICAGO – Dec. 14, 2017 – USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, announced that president and CEO Jennifer Scanlon was named to the Executive Committee of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Board of Directors. “Manufacturing is a significant driver of the American economy and it is essential leading manufacturers work together to support it,” said Scanlon. “I look forward to contributing to... 
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12/11/17Commercial Construction Index Reveals Continued Optimism Among Contractors
Q4 Report Shows Increased Hiring Expectations Despite Finding Labor Productivity the No. 1 Issue Impacting Jobsite Efficiency WASHINGTON, D.C. - Confidence in the commercial construction industry is strong, despite significant concerns around jobsite efficiency and labor productivity, according to the Q4 2017 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (Index). Released today, the Index shows that optimism remains high in the commercia... 
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11/30/17USG Corporation Completes Acquisition of Ceilings Plus
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 30, 2017-- USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) today announced the completion of its previously announced acquisition of Ceilings Plus, a leading manufacturer of specialty ceilings products. USG paid $52 million in cash, on a cash-free and debt-free basis. Ceilings Plus employs more than 150 people at two facilities in California and Georgia. Ceilings Plus is expected to generate 2017 sales in excess of $45 million. F... 
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11/20/17USG Corporation Named Top Workplace by Detroit Free Press and San Diego Union Tribune
Recognized for Organizational Health, Engagement and Workforce DevelopmentCHICAGO – Nov. 20, 2017 – USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, was recognized as a 2017 ‘Top Workplace’ by the Detroit Free Press and the San Diego Union-Tribune. USG was selected due to the results of local employee surveys that measured indicators of organizational health, including company leadership, communication, career opportu... 
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11/10/17USG Corporation’s Srinivas Veeramasuneni Recognized As 2017 Business Leader of Color
CHICAGO – Nov. 10, 2017 – USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, is pleased to announce that Srinivas Veeramasuneni, vice president, Corporate Innovation Center, was honored as a 2017 Chicago Business Leader of Color by Chicago United. Veeramasuneni was recognized due to his focus on innovation, leadership, and ability to drive organizational change. "We are incredibly proud to have Dr. Vas recognized by Chicago United a... 
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11/02/17USG Corporation Expands Operations in Jacksonville
Company Invests to Increase Manufacturing Capabilities, Add New Specialty Line CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 2, 2017-- USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, announced plans to expand and improve manufacturing capabilities at its Jacksonville, Fla. plant. As part of the investment, a new production line will be added to manufacture USG’s Securock® ExoAir® 430 panels. ... 
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10/30/17USG Corporation Named One of Canada’s Safest Manufacturing Companies
USG CORPORATION NAMED ONE OF CANADA’S SAFEST MANUFACTURING COMPANIES CGC Inc., a subsidiary of USG Corporation, recognized for excellence in occupational, health and safety managementCHICAGO – Oct. 30, 2017 – USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, announced its Canadian subsidiary, CGC Inc. (CGC), has been recognized as a 2017 Canada’s Safest Employer winner. This award measures occupational, health and safe... 
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10/11/17USG Corporation Named Partner of the Year by The Home Depot
Recognized for Excellence in Collaboration, Innovation and Commitment to Customers and In-Store AssociatesCHICAGO - USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, was selected as a 2017 Supplier Partner of the Year by The Home Depot. This award honors USG’s efforts in The Home Depot’s Building Materials department, including customer service, product quality, fill rate, delivery times and innovation. “For more ... 
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09/18/17Commercial Construction Index Finds High Optimism in U.S. Commercial Construction Industry
Hurricane Recovery Efforts Expected to Heighten Concerns about Labor Scarcities in the South, Where Two-Thirds of Contractors Already Face Worker Shortages WASHINGTON, D.C. – Commercial construction is in high demand across the country and contractors remain optimistic about the current and forward-looking health of the sector, according to the Q3 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (‘Index'), released today. Nearly all contractors sur... 
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08/07/17USG Corporation Recognizes Halvor Lines As Carrier Of The Year
Transportation Partner Honored for Excellent Operations CHICAGO - Aug. 7, 2017 - USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, named Halvor Lines its 2016 Carrier of the Year. The Carrier of the Year award recognizes a transportation partner that has gone above and beyond to service USG's manufacturing facilities and distribution centers in the U.S."We're pleased to recognize Halvor Lives as USG's Carrier of the Year," said Al Zucco, ... 
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06/15/17Inaugural ‘Commercial Construction Index’ Indicates High Revenue and Employment Expectations for 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Commercial construction is in high demand across the country and contractors are confident in the trajectory of the industry, according to the USG + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index (‘Index’), launched today. Nearly all contractors surveyed – 96 percent – expect revenues to grow or remain stable this year compared to 2016, with 40 percent expecting an increase and only 3 percent expecting a decrease in revenue. The Index is a new quarte... 
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06/13/17USG Corporation Wins Two Manufacturing Leadership Awards for Operational Excellence and Supply Chain Leadership
Frost & Sullivan Manufacturing Leadership Council recognized the company’s Lean Six Sigma programs and its new logistic project for imported products CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 13, 2017-- USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, has won two prestigious manufacturing awards from Frost & Sullivan’s Manufacturing Leadership Council. USG Corporation earned an award in the ‘Impr... 
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06/05/17USG Corporation CEO to Participate in the 2017 Chicago Forum on Global Cities
Jennifer Scanlon to Speak on Sustainability Panel at Annual Chicago Council on Global Affairs Event CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 5, 2017-- Jennifer Scanlon, President and Chief Executive Officer of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, will take part in a panel discussion entitled “Combating Climate Change” at the 2017 Chicago Forum on Global Cities. The dis... 
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05/10/17USG Corporation to Participate in the J.P. Morgan Homebuilding & Building Products Conference in New York
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2017-- Jennifer F. Scanlon, President and Chief Executive Officer of USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, will speak on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at the J.P. Morgan Homebuilding & Building Products Conference at J.P. Morgan in New York City. The presentation is scheduled to begin at approximately 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time. A live webcast of the presentatio... 
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04/12/17USG Corporation Wins Award of Excellence for Lean Six Sigma Deployment of the Year
Recognized by American Quality Institute for outstanding implementation of Lean Six Sigma programs that foster continuous improvement and drive substantial savings for the building materials company CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 12, 2017-- USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, is a recipient of the 2017 Lean & Six Sigma World Excellence Award for ‘Lean Six Sigma Deployment... 
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04/05/17USG Leads Exterior Ceiling Manufacturers with Four NOAs from Miami-Dade County
CHICAGO, April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), a leading building materials manufacturer, has received four Notices of Acceptance (NOAs) from Miami-Dade County in Florida for its exterior ceiling products. The recognition covers six systems and 33 assemblies, making USG a leader in this segment. This honor is significant; Miami-Dade County has among the strictest building codes in the country because of the severe weather the county faces, especially during hurricane seas... 
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04/05/17USG Corporation CIO Creighton Warren Recognized as Technology Leader
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 5, 2017-- USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, is proud to announce that its Chief Information Officer Creighton Warren has been named a ‘Premier 100 Technology Leader’ by Computerworld, a leading information technology (IT) media brand that covers the breadth of business technology. Warren joins an esteemed list of 100 business leaders who are c... 
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04/04/17USG and Infinity Drain Partnership Blends Elegance with Smart Shower System Design
Complete waterproof system for tiled shower installations is a one-stop shop for designers and installers alike AMITYVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2017-- Infinity Drain, a leading architectural and decorative drain manufacturer, today announces a new partnership with USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), and unveils the USG Durock™ Brand Infinity Drain™ Shower System. This completely waterproofed, linear drain shower system is easier and faster ... 
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04/04/17USG and Infinity Drain Partnership Blends Elegance with Smart Shower System Design
Complete waterproof system for tiled shower installations is a one-stop shop for designers and installers alikeCHICAGO – (April 4, 2017) – USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), a leading building materials manufacturer, today announces a new partnership with Infinity Drain and unveils the USG Durock™ Brand Infinity Drain™ Shower System. This completely waterproofed, linear drain shower system is easier and faster to install than traditional shower construction. Together, the USG Durock™ Brand Infin... 
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03/14/17USG Corporation Unveils the World’s Most Sustainable Wallboard
Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels answer architects’ desire for products with reduced environmental impacts; meets industry’s 2030 Challenge CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 14, 2017-- USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, introduced the next big thing in wallboard: Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: ht... 
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03/03/17USG Corporation’s Lynn Hancock Named 2017 STEP Ahead Award Honoree by The Manufacturing Institute
Industry Award Recognizes Women in Manufacturing for Excellence and Leadership CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 3, 2017-- USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), an industry leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, is proud to announce that Lynn Hancock, Director of Advanced Manufacturing and Director of Enterprise Project Management Organization (EPMO), has been named by The Manufacturing Institute as an honoree of its fifth ann... 
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02/28/17USG Corporation’s Richard C. Master Elected to the 2017 American Institute of Architects’ College of Fellows
USG’s senior manager of sustainability receives esteemed recognition for his significant contributions to profession of architecture and society CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2017-- USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, is pleased to announce that the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has inducted USG’s Richard (Rik) C. Master, Senior Manager of Sustainability, FA... 
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02/08/17USG Corporation Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of Sheetrock® Brand Wallboard
Company commemorates rich history of innovation with wallboard product that revolutionized the building industry over the last 100 years and serves today as the industry standard CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2017-- USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), an industry leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, is celebrating the centennial anniversary of its Sheetrock® brand, developed as the world’s first wallboard panel 100 ... 
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