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Quick Facts

  • Multi-billion dollar, privately-held company, headquartered in Charlotte, NC,
    with operations in the United States and Canada
  • Founded in 1925, National Gypsum is one of the nation's leading building products manufacturers
  • Second largest gypsum drywall manufacturer in the U.S. – 23% market share
  • Three focused business units
    o Gypsum drywall – Gold Bond® BRAND
    o Interior finishing products – ProForm® BRAND
    o Cement board – PermaBase® BRAND
  • Vertically integrated for quality and cost control
    o Three paper mills produce heavy liner paper for drywall production from recycled paper
    o Eight gypsum mines and quarries including the largest gypsum quarry in the world located near
    Halifax, Nova Scotia
    o Internal logistics transport rock by ocean-going vessels
  • National footprint with plants located near major metropolitan areas
    o 21 gypsum drywall plants
    o 7 interior finishing product plants producing drywall finishing products including ready mix, tape,
    and textures
    o 4 cement backerboard plants
  • Products
    o All National Gypsum products and assemblies meet all applicable ASTM and UL standards.
    o All National Gypsum wallboard and ready-mix products have achieved GREENGUARD Certification,
    the highest standard for indoor air quality.
  • Award-winning operations
    o IndustryWeek Magazine named the company's Apollo Beach plant and its Wilmington, NC plant one
    of the 10 Best Manufacturing Plants in North America in 2005 and 2006, respectively.
    o The State of Pennsylvania awarded the company's Shippingport, PA, plant the Governor's
    Environmental Award.
    o The company has been named one of the safest in the United States.
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