CGC Inc. is a leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of gypsum wallboard products, interior finishing materials and suspended acoustical ceilings in Canada. CGC began in Nova Scotia, Canada in 1907. It was first known as Canadian Gypsum Company and concerned itself primarily with the quarrying and exportation of gypsum rock to the United States. Today, after decades of product development and market expansion, CGC is recognized as a key player in Canada's dynamic building materials industry, supplying innovative wall and ceiling products to the new construction and repair and remodel markets of the residential, commercial and institutional sectors. The company also supplies materials for industrial uses. These include plasters and cements for art and casting markets, gypsum fillers for the chemical and plastics industry, agricultural gypsum, and mineral fibre products for industrial insulation. CGC operates three mines, five plants and several distribution and customer service centres across the country. CGC benefits from global affiliations and state-of-the-art research and development facilities through its parent company USG Corporation, the leading drywall manufacturer in North America and a world leader in suspended acoustical ceilings. USG has manufacturing, sales and distribution facilities in several international markets, and its products are sold throughout the world.
Environmental mission and strategy (ESG)
Our vision is to be the world leader in construction products and innovative solutions that enable our customers to create sustainable, inspiring and welcoming spaces. Achieving this vision goes beyond our manufacturing lines and involves our employees, communities and the environment.
Our commitment to the environment drives us to focus on reducing waste, making more efficient use of resources and turning by-products into valuable resources. Our Ecoblueprint™ strategy is our public commitment to meet 3 goals in 2020:- reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 20%- reduce landfill waste by 50%- conduct life cycle analyses across all our product lines