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USG Corporation Named Top Workplace by Detroit Free Press and San Diego Union Tribune

Recognized for Organizational Health, Engagement and Workforce Development

CHICAGO – Nov. 20, 2017 – USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions, was recognized as a 2017 ‘Top Workplace’ by the Detroit Free Press and the San Diego Union-Tribune.

USG was selected due to the results of local employee surveys that measured indicators of organizational health, including company leadership, communication, career opportunities, working environment, compensation and benefits, and corporate culture.

“People are the backbone of USG and we believe that the engagement and empowerment of our workforce is the best way to foster success for the company and our employees,” said Brian Cook, executive vice president and chief administrative officer, USG Corporation. “This award recognizes our innovative, diverse and inclusive culture and the people who have made us a leading manufacturer for 115 years.”

This marks the fourth year USG has been named a Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press. The Top Workplaces survey was conducted by independent research company Workplace Dynamics, LLP. The organization works with more than 40 media partners across the United States to recognize companies for supporting the engagement and development of their workforce. For more information about the Top Workplaces lists and Workplace Dynamics, visit and

About USG Corporation
USG Corporation is an industry-leading manufacturer of building products and innovative solutions. Headquartered in Chicago, USG serves construction markets around the world through its United States Gypsum Company and USG Interiors, LLC subsidiaries and its international subsidiaries, including its USG Boral Building Products joint venture. 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. Its USG Boral Building Products joint venture is a leading plasterboard and ceilings producer across Asia, Australasia and the Middle East. For additional information, visit

Kathleen Prause
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