Content about USG Corporation

September 29, 2011

USG Corp. has announced that chairman William Foote will retire from the company and its board of directors, effective Dec. 1, 2011. The board has elected James Metcalf, USG's president and CEO, to the post of chairman of the board, effective upon Foote's retirement.

Foote, who joined USG in 1984, served as USG's chairman since 1996, after having been elected CEO in 1995 and president in 1994.

October 31, 2010

Whoever conjured up the phrase “toxic Chinese drywall” must have been prescient. No other word...

October 20, 2010

Chicago-based USG Corp., parent company of North American Gypsum and owner of the Sheetrock brand,...

September 27, 2010

Chicago-based USG Corp. announced that current president and COO James Metcalf will assume the duties...

November 10, 2008

The Chicago-based supplier of gypsum board plans to reduce its work force by 900 positions...

October 27, 2008

The building products company had net sales of $1.2 billion for the quarter, down 8...

October 23, 2008

Sheehy started the company after a 25-year career with United States Gypsum....

July 27, 2008

The company recorded $40 million in losses, swinging from a year-ago profit of $56 million...

October 22, 2007

Following the elimination of 1,100 positions, the company said it is “prepared to make further...

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