Yardstick - Issue 4 2017 - 27
CGC Inc., a leading
in Canada, is proud
to announce the
of the Sheetrock® Brand.
Since its development,
Gypsum Panels have
how buildings are
created by setting new
industry standards for
safety and efficiency.
For more than 100 years,
architects, contractors and workers
alike have chosen CGC and for that
we thank you. Our ever-growing
portfolio of groundbreaking
products and unparalleled
service is focused on helping our
customers achieve their vision.
To join the movement in
building a better world,
© 2017 CGC A USG COMPANY and/or its affiliates.
All rights reserved. The trademarks CGC,
SHEETROCK, USG CEILINGS, IT'S YOUR WORLD.
BUILD IT., the CGC logo, the design elements and
colours, and related marks are trademarks of USG
Corporation or its affiliates.
Gypsum panels were originally created
by USG Corporation, the parent
company of CGC Inc., one hundred
years ago by putting gypsum plaster
between two sheets of paper. This
invention provided builders a faster
install process, as the long drying time
associated with plaster was eliminated.
It also dramatically improved building
safety since the gypsum panel's water
molecules release as steam instead of
catching fire when heated. This natural
feature makes gypsum wallboard an
inherently fire-resistant and heatinsulating product.
Sheetrock® Brand has made a
tremendous impact on the construction
industry and is so popular that its
portfolio of products is among the
most well-known building supplies
around the world. Sheetrock® Brand
Gypsum Panels have enabled the
construction environment as we know
it today, allowing buildings to be
safer and taller. Gypsum panels are
found in buildings of all types across
North America, including homes,
hospitals, schools, malls and offices.
Today's products reflect the newest
innovations, such as improved fire
resistance, lightweight technology,
lower water usage and a reduced
CGC Inc. has manufactured and
distributed Sheetrock® Brand drywall
in Canada since the early 1930s. Today,
most major building material retailers
carry this brand which has earned a
reputation among architects, builders
and DIY enthusiasts for exceptional
quality and reliable performance.
"Our long history of innovation and
providing quality building materials
for Canadians is supported by a
strong commitment to grow our
business as the most recognized
drywall brand in Canada," said Don
Brandt, Vice-President Sales and
General Manager, CGC.
To observe the 100th anniversary
of Sheetrock® Brand Gypsum Panels,
CGC is hosting celebrations across
Canada with its employees, dealers,