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2011-04-27 08:00:00

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Due to recent insider trade properly filed with the SEC, Insiderslab.com today releases special stock alerts and investment research reports for following companies: Marriott, ON Semiconductor, NVIDIA, Fulton Financial, United Technologies, & USG. By reading the following investment research reports, you can learn about the trades being made by company decisions makers, including CEOs, CFOs, COOs, and directors. The...

2010-10-25 13:48:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- UL Environment, Inc., a global leader in environmental evaluation and certification, today announced the publication of ULE ISR 100 which sets standard requirements for environmentally preferable gypsum wall board and panels. United States Gypsum Company, a subsidiary of USG Corporation and a leading manufacturer of gypsum wallboard, is the first organization to earn certification to the requirements for the development of...

2010-07-28 07:00:00

CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), a leading building products company, announced today it has created a new lightweight category of gypsum wallboard with the introduction of its SHEETROCK® Brand UltraLight Panels. The lightweight gypsum panels are up to 30 percent lighter than the competition, making installation easier and faster. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2010-05-25 12:48:00

WASHINGTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is releasing today the names of the drywall manufacturers whose drywall emitted high levels of hydrogen sulfide in testing conducted for the agency by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). There is a strong association between hydrogen sulfide and metal corrosion. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20030904/USCSCLOGO) Of the samples tested, the top ten reactive...

2009-10-16 10:18:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Reportlinker Adds Global Concrete, Gypsum, and Plaster Products Industry http://www.reportlinker.com/p0155039/Reportlinker-Adds-Global-Concrete-Gypsum-and-Plaster-Products-Industry.html The global outlook series on Concrete, Gypsum, and Plaster Products provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings....

2009-07-28 06:30:00

CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- USG Corporation (NYSE: USG) today announced that it launched a private offering of $250 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes. The notes will be the unsecured obligations of USG. USG's obligations under the notes will be guaranteed on a senior unsecured basis by certain of its domestic subsidiaries. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20010511/USGLOGO) USG intends to use the net proceeds from the sale of the notes for...

2009-07-22 07:30:00

CHICAGO, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), a leading building products company, today reported second quarter 2009 net sales of $829 million and a net loss of $53 million, or $0.53 per diluted share based on 99.2 million average diluted shares outstanding. For the same period a year ago, the corporation recorded net sales of $1.3 billion and a net loss of $37 million, or $0.37 per diluted share based on 99.1 million average diluted shares outstanding....

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