| New York Stock Exchange: USG
USG has been a leader in producing innovative products and systems to build the environments in which it live, work and play. As the inventor of wallboard and mineral wool ceiling tile USG created North America's building materials industry. The company's products are used in everything from major commercial developments and residential housing to simple home improvements. USG is North America's leading producer of gypsum wallboard joint compound and a vast array of related products for the construction and remodeling industries. The firm is also the global leader in the manufacture of ceiling suspension systems and are recognized as the premier acoustical panel and specialty ceiling systems innovator. Its family of products provides creative building solutions that set new standards for productivity and efficiency helping contractors and architects deliver high quality and innovative designs. USG through its subsidiary L&W Supply is also the nation's largest distributor of drywall and related building products. L&W serves the professional contractor through a network of nearly 200 locations and strives to be their preferred source for all quality products and services they need to complete their projects on time and on budget. Its steadfast commitment to the company's core business beliefs - integrity, safety, performance, quality, diversity, innovation and service - have helped the company become the industry leading company. USG's 12,700 employees working in more than 30 countries are dedicated to helping its customers and partners achieve success.