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

alt The Truth Behind Noncombustibility Claims of Magnesium Oxide Structural Panels
Three leading MgO structural panels were found to fail fire safety standards—learn more about the research that made this discovery here.
alt The Importance of Maintaining Code Compliance on Gypsum Floor Repairs
Gypsum floor repair needs proper products & procedures to maintain the fire rating, strength, and durability to receive high-performance floor coverings.
alt Acoustics 101: Key Concepts and Definitions
What is a sabin, exactly? Understanding the terms pertaining to acoustics can help make more informed decisions when specifying products with acoustical properties.
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 Read All About It: New Levelrock® Brochures & Literature Now Available
New USG Levelrock® literature is now available to inform prepping, priming, installation, and more best practices on the jobsite for all your flooring needs.
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 You Asked, We Answered: Top 10 FAQs of 2021
USG has all the answers to the most frequently asked product questions from the past year—learn expert insights from the creators of Sheetrock Brand® here.
alt Winter Wonderland?: Installing & Finishing in Cold Weather
Bond, delayed shrinkage, beading—if you're wondering why your joint compound is cracked or not performing correctly during wintertime, read up on the basics here.
alt In Perfect Harmony: Balancing Fire and Acoustic Performance
The perfect balance of fire and acoustic performance can be complex, but the expertise and insight of USG make truly harmonic design a possibility—learn more.
alt Type X vs. Type C: Not All Gypsum Boards are Created Equal
What's the difference between Type X and Type C drywall panels? Learn the purpose of these gypsum panels in this article from the inventors of Sheetrock® Brand.
alt Finishing Gypsum Panels in Cold, Humid, or Critical Light Conditions
Finishing gypsum panels in cold, humid, or critical light conditions can have a drastic effect on the final appearance. Avoid the pitfalls with this article.
alt USG Surfaces and Finishes: How-To Repair Guides
If you're looking for tips on repairing drywall holes, corner bead, or textured finishes, USG's how-to guide can help you keep your walls and corners flawless.
alt Steel Prices on the Rise: How Did We Get Here?
Recent steel pricing has impacted the industry with high prices and higher demand, but how did we get here? Read more to gain insight into this trending topic.
alt The Heat Is On: Striking a Balance Between Passive and Active Fire Protection
Fire protection goes further than just a sprinkler system—learn the differences between passive and active fire protection and how they impact fire resistance.
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 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 Sustainability 101: Key Terms Defined
Sustainability in construction is growing and our concept of green building is changing. Learn definitions of key sustainability terms here.
alt You Asked, We Answered: Top 10 FAQs of 2020
We know our products inside and out, but do you? From ceiling panels to joint compound, here are ten of the most popular FAQs from last year.