National Gypsum

Rite-Hite Global Account Partner

Please Congratulate Joe Summerville for signing National Gypsum to a new Rite-Hite National Account Partnership.

Company History

National Gypsum is a multi-billion dollar, privately-held company, headquartered in Charlotte, NC, with operations in the United States and Canada. Founded in 1925, National Gypsum is one of the nation's leading building products manufacturers. It is the second largest gypsum drywall manufacturer in the U.S. with 23% market share. The company has over 40 operating plants, mines, quarries, and support facilities throughout the US and Canada.

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Business Units

Gypsum Board is the company's primary product, and National Gypsum is the second largest producer in the United States. The company has 17 operating gypsum board plant locations strategically located near metropolitan areas. National Gypsum's gypsum board is marketed under the Gold BondĀ® BRAND.


National Gypsum has six plants producing Interior Finishing Products under the ProFormĀ® BRAND. The primary product is joint compound which you may hear called "ready mix" or "drywall mud".


Cement Board, marketed under the PermaBaseĀ® BRAND, is the company's third business line. Cement board is produced in four plants, and is used primarily as an underlayment for tile walls, floors and countertops.

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Rite-Hite History

Arbon has been working with National Gypsum since the late 1990's. The corporate decision makers are in Charlotte, NC and remain very active in the specification and decision making processes.

Current Initiatives

  • Joe has been working with the customer to put together a survey initiative to measure safety at all of the loading docks across National Gypsum's enterprise
  • Sales reps with facilities in their areas will receive a link to the survey presentation and requirements
  • Please touch base with Joe if you have any questions or concerns

Joe Summerville - Arbon Midsouth (Charlotte)

Please remember to contact Joe to discuss account strategy, pricing and any local initiatives you would like to pursue.