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USG Blog

USG Blog

Gain valuable insight from the most-trusted name in the industry with features on product performance, application how-tos, construction trends, and more!

alt Delivering a Circular Economy at USG
A healthier planet starts with a circular economy. Learn more about USG's ambitious plans to improve our existing waste collection and recycling processes.
alt Elevating the Game with STRUCTO-CRETE® Brand Structural Panels
USG STRUCTO-CRETE® Brand Structural Panels can be installed as easily as drywall using common material handling tools, making them ideal for mezzanine construction.
alt The Origins of USG's Sheetrock® Brand
Sheetrock® Brand means drywall. If you want to learn the history of the drywall industry, you need to know the origins of USG Sheetrock® Brand.
alt The Origins of USG Sheetrock® Brand
Sheetrock® Brand means drywall. If you want to learn the history of the drywall industry, you need to know the origins of USG Sheetrock® Brand.
alt Optimizing Plant Operations Through Digital Innovation
Smart factories, machine learning, and digital innovation at USG has pushed the boundaries of what is possible and expected in the manufacturing industry.
alt Safety Spotlight: Putting Employees First
Safety first at USG means putting our employees first. Learn more about our commitment to safe work practices from the factory floor to the jobsite.
alt National Safety Month: USG Puts Safety First
Safety goes further than just hard hats & steel-toe boots. USG promotes a culture of “Safety First,” from sourcing raw materials to jobsite installation.
alt Do Your Part: LEED Points and the USG Ceilings Recycling Program
The USG Ceilings Recycling Program saves time and money but did you know that it's possible to contribute towards LEED v4.1 points? Learn more in this article.
alt The Importance of Pouring Quality into Every Floor
It’s critical to put quality work into every flooring project, starting with the quality of the materials used. USG has you covered with a Levelrock® solution.
alt Adhesive Shortages Got You Stuck? The USG Solution is Genius™
USG has a solution to adhesive shortages: USG Durock™ Brand Genius™. Solvent-free and pressure-sensitive, this flooring adhesive is ready to ship to the jobsite.
alt Thinking Beyond the Building: USG Commits to 2030 Sustainability Goals
USG has focused sustainability efforts in four key areas to measure our growth and progress by 2030 in line with the Science Based Targets initiative.
alt Structurally Sound: USG STRUCTO-CRETE® Brand Structural Panels & Modular Construction
USG STRUCTO-CRETE® Brand Structural Panels are ideal for modular construction. Learn how the strength & innovation behind these panels set projects up for success.
alt USG Commits to Sustainable Science Based Target Initiative
USG has committed to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) joining over 2,000 businesses on a path towards reducing emissions in line with climate science.
alt Sustainable Certification Made Easy: The USG Sustainability Tool
The USG Sustainability Tool powered by ecomedes makes it easy to specify USG products that contribute towards green building certifications like LEED, WELL, and LBC.
alt The Science of Innovation: USG Corporate Innovation Center
USG brings innovation to the forefront of the construction manufacturing industry through research, development, and testing at the Corporate Innovation Center.
alt Steering Digital Innovation in Construction Manufacturing
Since creating the iconic Sheetrock® Brand, USG has led innovation in construction manufacturing with sights now set on digital advancements & innovative tech.
alt USG Blog: 2021 Year in Review
From the difference between Type X & Type C wallboard to the current state of steel pricing, here's a look back at the USG Blog's best posts from the past year.
alt Green is Good: Understanding Moisture- and Mold-Resistant Gypsum Panels
What is green board? Learn more about drywall moisture & mold resistance and how USG revolutionized gypsum panels with Mold Tough® technology in this article.
alt Building Together: Workforce Talent in the Construction Industry
Regarding the construction workforce shortage, CEO Chris Griffin offered insight at a recent USCC event to what USG is doing to address productivity challenges.
alt Made-to-Order Made Easy: USG Design Solutions
USG Design Solutions offers architects and designers an unprecedented solution to creating beautiful spaces with a pre-engineered, made-to-order ceiling system.
alt The Ins-and-Outs of Abuse and Impact Resistance: Five Things to Know
Gypsum panels for high-traffic areas can eliminate maintenance expenses over standard drywall. Keep reading to learn more about abuse and impact resistance.
alt Build Beautifully with Paraline® Baffles, True® Wood Panels
USG’s selection of metal and wood ceiling panels provides an eye-catching and high-performing solution to a recent project at Duke University's Pratt School of Engineering.
alt Acoustics Matters: Designing in Harmony with Acoustics
Treat acoustics as an integral design component — embed human comfort in design, enhance invisible dimensions, and optimize integrated systems.
alt A Century of Unrivaled Performance
USG has over a century of innovation in joint compound, highlighted by cutting-edge products like Sheetrock® Brand Ultralightweight All-Purpose Joint Compound and more.
alt USG Brings European Design to Ceilings Portfolio
With new ceiling products born from European design, USG is primed to serve our customers with cutting-edge solutions. See what’s in store here.
alt Welcome to the USG Blog
The new USG Blog is your source for the latest on product features from the Sheetrock® and Durock® brands, industry news, and more.