Drywall, also known as plasterboard, wallboard, gypsum board, or gyprock, is a building material used to construct interior walls and ceilings. It is composed of a gypsum core sandwiched between two thick sheets of paper. Drywall is a popular choice for interior walls and ceilings due to its affordability, ease of installation, and fire-resistant properties. It is also used to create soundproofing barriers and to provide a smooth surface for painting.
Drywall is a key component of the building materials market, which includes a wide range of products used in the construction of residential and commercial buildings. Other products in this market include lumber, insulation, roofing materials, and siding.
Companies in the drywall market include USG Corporation, National Gypsum Company, CertainTeed Corporation, Georgia-Pacific Corporation, and Knauf. Show Less Read more