Leading building materials supplier USG Boral was awarded three prominent industry awards at the 16th Annual Global Gypsum Conference and Exhibition, held in Bangkok, Thailand, from October 25-26, 2016. The Global Gypsum Conference is the largest and most established event in the gypsum industry. Since 2006, the Global Gypsum association presents several awards annually to recognise outstanding companies and products within the gypsum industry.
This year, USG Boral was nominated in three different categories, including two nominations within the ‘Global Gypsum Plant of the Year’ category. A judging panel as well as public votes award winners in each category. The three awards won were:
Global Gypsum Company of the Year, USG Boral
Open to plaster and wallboard companies worldwide, USG Boral emerged victorious under the stringent judging criteria including management strategy, employee relations, customer and supplier relations, environmental performance, safety record, manufacturing excellence, productivity, use of technology and market results.
Global Gypsum Plant of the Year, USG Boral – Saraburi, Thailand
Judged based on plant safety, productivity, innovation, quality consistency and environmental performance, the USG Boral Saraburi plant in Thailand topped the cohort among the hundreds of gypsum-wallboard plants across the globe.
Global Gypsum Product of the Year, USG Boral SHEETROCK® Plasterboard
With an enhanced lightweight core structure that allows for light and easy installation, the USG Boral SHEETROCK® Plasterboard is recognised as the leading product in innovation, quality and effectiveness of product, as well as the fit to market need.
Frederic De Rougemont, Chief Executive Officer of USG Boral, said, “We are tremendously delighted to be recognised for our work across Asia, Australia and the Middle East through the prestigious Global Gypsum Awards. This is an accomplishment that is ought to be shared with our stakeholders, employees and partners who unwaveringly stood by our core values of safety, integrity, innovation, excellence and collaboration. It is our commitment to continue developing solutions for walls and ceilings that contribute to safe and healthy buildings.”
“The awards are a great recognition of our efforts over the years to create an elite plasterboard operation. We are proud to have such a professional and dedicated team at Saraburi,” said Joe Holmes, Chief Operation Officer of USG Boral.