Product Updates

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Armstrong SuperLock

Armstrong has remained the industry leader by giving our customers products that make their jobs
easier. PeakForm® provides installers with a lighter, easier to cut grid; while the SuperLock main
beam clip offers a fast, accurate alignment confirmed with an audible click. We improved this initial
offering with double-hemmed cross tees, increasing lateral load performance.

See attachment for details

USG - Sales Bulletin - Wallboard February 13, 2009

February 13, 2009 - Sales Bulletin
Effective with shipments on and after Monday, March 16th, 2009, prices will increase for the
following products:
• All SHEETROCK® brand gypsum products will increase 7% per MSF.

See attached for details

Mapei - Mid Atlantic Region / Competitor Reference Chart - February 2009

Mapei - Mid Atlantic Region / Competitor Reference Chart - February 2009

See attached PDF document

MAPEI CRS Product Crossover Chart - February 2009

MAPEI CRS Product Crossover Chart - February 2009

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USG - Sales Bulletin - January 30, 2009

Sales Bulletin – January 30, 2009
As previously indicated in our price increase letter dated November 26, 2008, USG will be making changes to policies concerning the manufacture and shipment of specialty wallboard and other gypsum related products. (Joint Treatment Products; Durock; Fiberock; and Plaster)

See attached for details


National Gypsum - Customer Policy and Price Changes

Effective February 12, 2009 the following policy will apply to all customers:
  • Jobsite Deliveries
  • Stopoveer Policy
  • Saturday, Sunday and Holdiay Deliveries
  • 1/4" and 3/8" regular Wallboard
See attachment for details

Decoding the codes Navigate codes now to save money later

Almost every product used in a building’s construction has some sort of label or certifi cation printed on it. The label makes it easier to assess that the products you are buying meet the codes and standards that they should. 

Read the attached Metal Construction News Article to learn more.


New Product Choices For Challenging Times

ViperStudTM is an improved steel drywall framing stud and track system. Formed for extra strength, better screw retention, and greater limiting heights, ViperStud is proven to be the better performing drywall stud and track over traditional or dimpled alternatives.

See Attached Viper Catalog

EuroStone Sustainable Ceiling Panels and DynaGlass FRP Products

December 1, 2008: Chicago Metallic

The increasing costs of logistics, packaging and raw materials have forced us to raise prices for EuroStone Sustainable Ceiling Panels and DynaGlass FRP products. Our last increase on EuroStone was over a year ago while DynaGlass has seen one increase in 2008.

Click on attached PDF for more details.

USG - FORTACRETE Structural Panels

December 5, 2008 - These are difficult economic times with every industry and company being impacted by
the downturn. USG is adapting to the market conditions by taking prudent steps to
manage our inventory and overhead related to the FORTACRETE Structural Panels
As a result, the Delavan, Wisconsin manufacturing plant will be idled and will resume
production as market conditions warrant. There is sufficient inventory of
FORTACRETE Structural panels to meet all current projects and our commitments to
you. See attached PDF for more details


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