Place:Plaster City, Imperial, California, United States

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NamePlaster City
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates32.783°N 115.85°W
Located inImperial, California, United States
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industry= Building products |products= Gypsum, Drywall, Joint compound, Ceiling tile, Ceiling grid |revenue= US$ 3.224 billion (2012) |operating_profit= US$ 73 million (2012) |net_income= US$ -126 million (2012) |assets= US$ 3.723 billion (2012) |equity= US$ 6 million (2012) |homepage= http://www.usg.com }}

USG Corporation, also known as United States Gypsum Corporation, manufactures construction materials, most notably drywall and joint compound. Its corporate offices are located at 550 West Adams Street in Chicago, Illinois.

The company is the largest distributor of wallboard in the United States and the largest manufacturer of gypsum products in North America. It is also a major consumer of synthetic gypsum, a byproduct of flue-gas desulfurization. To transport gypsum rock from various quarries, the company owns and operates a fleet of oceangoing cargo ships based in Bermuda.

Together with other construction products, USG's most significant brands are:

  • SHEETROCK Brand gypsum wallboard
  • FIBEROCK Brand Panels
  • SECUROCK Brand Roof Board

USG Corporation is a proud sponsor of the United States Olympic Team.

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