Navigation Links
Gypsum Wallboard from CertainTeed's Moundsville, W. Va., Plant and Roofing Shingles among Building Materials Donated to St. Jude Dream Home(R)
Date:5/19/2008

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The St. Jude Dream Home(R) in Hurricane, W. Va., is home to the first drywall ever manufactured at the new CertainTeed Gypsum Plant in nearby Moundsville, W. Va. To support the annual fundraiser for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, CertainTeed is donating gypsum wallboard and roofing shingles that will be used in the house.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070102/CLTU053LOGO )

The 3,100 square foot St. Jude Dream Home, which will be auctioned as part of a fundraiser for the organization, will include 330 pieces of CertainTeed ProRoc(R) wallboard and feature approximately 60 squares of CertainTeed Landmark(TM) designer shingles. The donation is being made in conjunction with The Contractor Yard in Charleston, W. Va., who is assisting with the delivery of the materials.

"I cannot think of a better way to inaugurate the new Moundsville plant than through a contribution to this worthwhile, local project," says Peter Dachowski, President and CEO of CertainTeed Corporation. "We are thrilled to support the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway with our quality roofing and wallboard products."

CertainTeed continues to focus on environmentally friendly products to enhance building sustainability and contribute to LEED(R) credits in green building design projects. All of ProRoc's face and back paper contain both pre- and post-consumer waste, with a recycled content of nearly 100 percent. Many CertainTeed roofing products are manufactured with pre- and post-consumer recycled content.

CertainTeed Gypsum offers a broad range of gypsum and finishing products for interior and exterior needs. This, in combination with the full range of CertainTeed building products, provides architects, contractors, builders and dealers one partner to provide service and support for commercial and residential building projects. CertainTeed operates 13 gypsum board plants and 12 roofing plants throughout North America.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is internationally recognized for its pioneering work in finding cures and saving children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases. The organization's fundraising efforts, such as the Dream Home Giveaway, help pay for children's medical care and treatment. For more information on the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway, visit http://www.stjude.org.

About CertainTeed

Through innovation and creative product design, CertainTeed has helped shape the building products industry for more than 100 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Company, the firm made its slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," which quickly inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed is North America's leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, windows, fence, decking, railing, trim, foundations, pipe, insulation, gypsum, ceilings and access covers.

Headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa., CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 7,000 employees and more than 70 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. In 2007 the group had consolidated sales of more than $3 billion. http://www.certainteed.com.

For more information contact:

Michael B. Loughery, CertainTeed

(610) 341-7328

mike.b.loughery@saint-gobain.com

http://www.certainteed.com/pressroom


'/>"/>
SOURCE CertainTeed
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Depression, PTSD Common Among Lung Transplant Patient Caregivers
2. Depression and PTSD symptoms in caregivers of lung transplant patients
3. Islet Cell Transplants Aid Type 1 Diabetics
4. New Guidelines Issued for Implanted Heart Devices
5. Hidden heart condition increases the risk of death in patients waiting for kidney transplants
6. ISU researcher performs first veterinary corneal implant procedure in US
7. Beyond nutrition -- plants deliver
8. American Transplant Congress 2008
9. Study in mice suggests molecules in plants have beneficial effect on Alzheimers disease
10. Kidney Trouble Short-Lived in Most Liver Transplant Patients
11. Studies test new approaches to islet transplantation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) is ... (HCAOA). This agreement allows HCAOA members to receive special pricing on ACHC’s Home ... University (AU) educational resources that help prepare HCAOA members for ACHC Accreditation. , ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... ... Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (BCBSNJ) announced today that ... as “stable.” At the same time, the ratings agency cautioned that the company’s rating ... “capital adequacy” thresholds required for its strong rating. , “Horizon is committed to being ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... April 28, 2017 , ... ... tubes . These lamps offer an instant energy-saving solution for F32T8 fluorescent lamps ... fixtures or disconnect ballasts. These 50,000 hour rated lamps utilize the existing electronic ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... ... ... The Texas Cord Blood Bank (TCBB), a program of nonprofit biomedical organization GenCure, ... at Renaissance in Edinburg for their outstanding efforts in collecting umbilical cord blood donations ... , “Women’s Hospital at Renaissance has been a collection partner for the TCBB since ...
(Date:4/28/2017)... Ca (PRWEB) , ... April 28, 2017 , ... Bill ... management industry in the coastal communities. After Tina Howe joined the team, the Bill ... happy employees, honest services at affordable rates, and giving back to the San Diego ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/19/2017)... , April 19, 2017  IRIDEX Corporation (Nasdaq: ... financial results for the first quarter 2017 after the ... Company,s management team will host a corresponding conference call ... Investors interested in listening to the conference ... domestic callers or (703) 326-3030 for international callers, using ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... April 19, 2017 Global Prostate Cancer ... on the prostate cancer therapeutics market analyzes the ... Increasing prevalence of prostate cancer, launch of promising ... development of new drugs & therapeutic biological products, ... due to lesser side effects are some of ...
(Date:4/19/2017)... -- The Global Effective Microorganisms (EM) Market by ... covered and analysed the potential of Global Effective Microorganisms (EM) ... and growth factors. The report identifies and analyses the emerging ... global market. ... Tables and Figures, 6 Major Company Profiles, spread across 124 ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: