United States Gypsum
For more than 100 years, Chicago-based USG has been a leader in producing innovative products and systems to build the environments in which we live, work and play. As the inventor of wallboard and mineral wool ceiling tile, USG created North America’s building materials industry. Our products are used in everything from major commercial developments and residential housing to simple home improvements. Our flagship brands include SHEETROCK® Brand gypsum panels and DUROCK® Brand cement board, which are recognized around the world.
Structus Building Technologies designs and manufactures innovative building products for the drywall industry. Founded in 1996 by Tim Smythe, the company’s brands include HYDROTRIM water-activated corners, the AUTOSLAM Automated Drywall Corner Trim System, NO-COAT Structural Laminate Drywall Corners (ULTRAFLEX, ULTRATRIM, ULTRA ARCH), ULTRATOOL Drywall Finishing Tools and Accessories, and LEVELLINE Drywall Corner Trim.The company’s HYDROTRIM water-activated corners and AUTOSLAM Automated Drywall Corner System are ushering in a new technological era in the drywall industry. Combined with its NO-COAT structural laminate corners, Structus corner trim products are rapidly gaining ground against traditional corners such as metal, vinyl, and paper faced metal bead.