DISCOVER THE NEXT BIG THING IN WALLBOARD
The presentation entitled “Discover The Next Big Thing In Wallboard” provides an overview of the development of the USG Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Firecode product. It highlights how the development of the 5/8” USG Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels represents a revolution in wallboard manufacturing; offering the same strength, sound, and fire resistance as traditional Type X gypsum panels, but at a significantly reduced weight and a corresponding reduction in raw materials and on its impact on the environment.
ABOUT USG CORPORATION
USG is a 118-year-old company headquartered in Chicago and is an industry-leading manufacturer of building products in North America and throughout the world. It serves construction markets around the world through its Gypsum and Ceilings divisions. Its wall, ceiling, flooring, sheathing and roofing products provide the solutions that enable customers to build the outstanding spaces where people live, work and play. For additional information, visit www.usg.com.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Mark Englert, Senior Manager in the Sustainability Group, USG
Mark Englert Ph.D. is a chemist and has been with USG for 36 years in a variety of product development and managerial roles. He is currently the Senior Manager in the Sustainability Group and is responsible for USG various programs pertaining to sustainability. He is also an accredited LCA practitioner and has conducted LCA studies and published EPDs on most of USG’s product families.