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drywall

Also called wallboard or gypsum board,it is a panel of gypsum covered on both sides with paper and used as the primary wall material in home construction. Commonly also called by a particular brand name, Sheetrock.

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From 500 to 600 fan out across Orange County daily, visiting construction sites to urge nonunion drywallers to walk off the job and join them.
That is what the drywaller workers in Southern California have discovered the hard way.
This campaign allowed us to reach the top professionals in the trade who enthusiastically competed at the 'EL MERO MERO DRYWALERO FESTIVAL' championship contest which was designed to promote industry pride, showcase top talent and reward Hispanic star drywallers in their quest to exhibit the highest standards in their industry as "the best of the best" in drywalling.
USG hosted seven "EL MERO MERO DRYWALERO[TM]" events throughout the Atlanta area to identify and showcase star drywallers who will compete in the championship competition this month.
Bringing the 'EL MERO MERO DRYWALERO' contest to Atlanta, Chicago and Dallas is USG's way of showing our commitment to Hispanics in the construction industry, recognizing their hard-work and rewarding the most talented drywallers," says Christina Sanders, Hispanic marketing events coordinator, USG.
The event was designed to promote industry pride, showcase top talent and reward Hispanic star drywallers in their quest to exhibit the highest standards in their industry as 'the best of the best' in drywalling.
USG's "EL MERO MERO DRYWALERO" star drywaller competition searched for "The Best of the Best Drywaller" in Southern California and to date has hosted eight events to identify the top drywaller.
LOS ANGELES -- United States Gypsum Company (USG), the manufacturer of top-selling SHEETROCK(R) Brand drywall, is launching the EL MERO MERO DRYWALERO(TM) (The Best of the Best Drywaller) contest to honor and reward the best drywaller in Southern California.
As an example, Lybik compared a married, 52-year-old drywaller losing his job in Phoenix with a 24-year-old chemical engineer from Kansas City taking a job in Boston.
Kevin Strauslin, 52, was a drywaller - installing plasterboard panels for walls and ceilings in homes and businesses - for about 30 years, pretty much ever since graduating from high school in Southern California.