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Innovative Sciences

Innovative Sciences

Innovation is in our DNA. From SHEETROCK® Brand Gypsum Panels in the early 1900s, Fire Resistant (Type X) Gypsum Panels in the 1940s, Lightweight Metal Framing and Shaft Wall Systems in the 1960s, DUROCK® and FIBEROCK® Panels in the 1980-90s to the SHEETROCK® Brand Ultralight Gypsum Panels of today, we have shown ourselves to be leaders in moving the residential and commercial construction industry forward.

Corporate Innovation Center

Our Corporate Innovation Center (CIC) has helped contribute to the long-term success and competitive advantage of USG over the past century. The CIC campus presents a distinct, state-of-the-art workplace with multiple buildings and laboratories utilized in the research, testing and materials analysis and pilot operations of our high-performance products and systems. At the core of the CIC is a blend of forward-thinking professionals from the fields of material science, chemical, mechanical and civil engineering, physical, inorganic and analytical chemistry and architecture. Our professionals are leaders in their respective fields and help set the standard for industry innovation at USG.