3.3 of 5 71 reviews Chicago, IL 5000+ Employees
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Company - Public (USG)
$2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Where there's a wall, there's likely SHEETROCK. USG, the maker of the world's top brand of wallboard, is one of the largest building products manufacturers and distributors in the US. The company operates in three divisions. Its North American gypsum unit, which accounts for about half of sales, manufactures wallboard, gypsum fiberboard, and other products for finishing interior walls, ceilings, and floors. The worldwide ceilings division makes ceiling systems and acoustic tile, used mainly in commercial buildings. USG's building products distribution arm distributes...More

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Employees say it's “OK”   71 ratings


79% Approve of the CEO   14 ratings

USG CEO James S. Metcalf

James S. Metcalf


Great company to make a career with

 Former Mining Engineer

Pros: For engineering majors, great opportunity for fast advancement through the ranks and many opportunities to travel throughout the US by transferring to numerous plant locations. Reward superior performance and loyalty with quick advancement. Full Review

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No Offer – Interviewed in Mar 2014 Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interview Details I was called for a phone interview that lasted about an hour. Due to a tight timeline, they were making hiring decision based solely on phone interviews with candidates, which really surprised me. During the hour call the interviewer gave a basic rundown of the position and products, asked…Full Interview

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