CGC Inc. Unveils Updated Packaging

Easy-to-Read Packaging — Compliant with New WHMIS Mandate Effective 2017

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 3, 2016 /CNW/ - CGC Inc. unveils updated product packaging making it easier for customers to understand product features and instructions for use. This change meets the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) 2015 mandate to standardize global hazardous material warnings.

The new packaging began shipping in September, well in advance of the June 2017 deadline set by WHMIS. Although the packaging will change, all product formulations remain the same.

"This packaging update enables CGC to further assist customers by simplifying the information they need in order to complete their jobs safely and effectively," said Don Brandt, Vice President — CGC. "Customers know and expect great products from CGC; enhancing the exterior look and feel of the products without compromising on quality was a natural extension of the mandate."

New CGC packaging highlights include:

  • Clarity: A uniform layout and presentation of key information makes every package easier for customers to read and identify
  • Consistency: The new package is designed to carry the corporate brand logo and imagery to connect the company's products to the company brand
  • Confidence: Easy-to-understand safety information and instructions protects against mishaps
  • Compliance: All new packaging meets or exceeds government regulations regarding the WHMIS 2015 standards

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About CGC Inc.
CGC Inc. is a leading marketer, manufacturer and distributor of gypsum panels, joint compound, related gypsum products, ceiling tile and grid in Canada. Its major product lines include CGC Sheetrock® Brand gypsum panels, CGC Fiberock® Brand fibre-reinforced gypsum panels, CGC Durock® Brand cement board and CGC Donn® Brand ceiling suspension systems. CGC Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of USG Corporation, the leading drywall manufacturer in North America and a world leader in suspended acoustical ceilings. For more information, visit


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