Iosco News: USG donates $5,000 to Coats for Kids

ALABASTER Twp. – Iosco Coats for Kids received a $5,000 donation from the USG Foundation, with a check presentation taking place at the USG Alabaster Township plant on Nov. 27. According to those from the company, June Pursey’s holiday shopping involves some very large orders, with her Black Friday purchases totaling more than $7,000 this […]

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USG finalizes Alabaster land purchase

ALABASTER Twp. – United States Gypsum Company has completed its agreement with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to purchase 580 acres of land adjacent to its current gypsum quarry for $3.45 million. The DNR has announced it intends to use the proceeds of the sale to purchase the Storey Lake property in the […]

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Iosco News: U.S. Gypsum history is shared on Alabaster Bike Path Arboretum signs

ALABASTER Twp. – The Alabaster Bike Path Arboretum, part of Michigan’s Iron Belle Trail, has three new interpretive signs along the pathway for people to read about the history of the U.S. Gypsum Marine Bin. The signs were donated and installed by U.S. Gypsum. They are located at either end of the bridge over Pilot […]

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Iosco News: USG Alabaster holds open house, tour

  ALABASTER Twp. – “We started here, we’re staying here,” was the recurring message delivered at United States Gypsum Company’s Alabaster quarry open house and tour on July 12. Focusing on an ongoing 17-year perfect safety record, advanced mining equipment and technology and environmental responsibility, the company is seeking support from the local community to […]

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Building Our Future

We started here. We’re staying here. Learn more about the future of USG in Alabaster. Get involved – click here to submit a comment to the Department of Natural Resources in support of our proposal.

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USG Donation Supports Iosco County Historical Society

  The United States Gypsum Corporation (USG) plant in Alabaster awards a $5,000 community grant to the Iosco County Historical Society (ICHS) in East Tawas on March 1. Each year, the USG Foundation awards grants to community partners where the company works. USG has operated in Alabaster since 1902. “We are a proud part of this region’s history […]

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Iosco News: U.S. Gypsum aims to purchase 580 acres in Alabaster

ALABASTER Twp. – In a move which could extend its operations for up to 75 more years, United States Gypsum Company (USG) is looking to purchase hundreds of acres of land, with mineral rights, adjacent to its existing gypsum quarry in Alabaster Township. According to those from the company, the acquisition will enable USG’s continued […]

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USG hosts Tawas City Fire Department Rescue Training

ALABASTER Twp. – In order to keep their specialized rescue skills up to date, Tawas City Fire Department (TCFD) personnel team up with local businesses periodically throughout the year to conduct various training exercises, shared TCFD Chief Steve Masich. “In this case, TCFD was able to work with the employees at United States Gypsum [USG] […]

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Building a Better Future with Habitat for Humanity

In February 2017, we announced a national partnership with Habitat for Humanity to build homes for families in 15 cities where USG plants are located. In addition to funding and in-kind donations of building materials, our employees will donate hundreds of volunteer to create life-changing opportunities for those in need of decent housing. “We are […]

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The World’s Most Sustainable Wallboard

In 2017, we introduced a breakthrough in sustainable building products with our Sheetrock® Brand EcoSmart Panels. USG committed to developing a wallboard with a lower carbon footprint when it adopted the Architecture 2030 Challenge for Products in July 2016. To date, USG is the only wallboard manufacturer to have done so. According to Architecture 2030, […]

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