Profile: GMS Inc (GMS)
18 Jul 2019
GMS Inc., incorporated on June 6, 2013, is a distributor of wallboard and suspended ceilings systems. The Company provides a product offering of over 20,000 stock keeping units (SKUs) of wallboard, ceilings and complementary interior construction products for interior contractors. The Company also offers steel framing and ancillary products for its customers. Its customers include the interior contractors, who install wallboards, ceilings and its other interior construction products in commercial and residential buildings.
The Company's product, Wallboard, is a building product for interior and exterior walls and ceilings in residential and commercial structures. Wallboard is sold in panels of various dimensions for various applications. In addition, there are wallboard products that provide lighter weight panels, panels with additional sound insulation, and panels coated to provide mold and moisture resistance. In addition to the interior wallboard products, exterior sheathing is a water-resistant wallboard product designed for attachment to exterior sidewall framing as an underlayment for various exterior siding materials. These panels are manufactured with a treated, water-resistant core faced with water-repellent paper on both face and back surfaces and long edges.
The Company's ceilings product line consists of suspended mineral fiber, soft fiber and metal ceiling systems primarily used in offices, hotels, hospitals, retail facilities, schools and a range of other commercial and institutional buildings. The principal components of the Company's ceiling systems are square mineral fiber tiles and the metal grid that holds the tile in place. The systems vary by acoustical performance characteristics, reflectivity, color, fire protection and aesthetic appeal. In addition to these systems, it also offers architectural specialty ceilings. Its architectural specialty ceilings line consists of a range of specialty shapes that provide a room with visual effects. Its ceilings product line is sold into commercial and institutional applications.
The Company's steel framing product line consists of steel track, studs and various other steel products used to frame the interior walls of a commercial or institutional building. Its steel framing products are sold for use in commercial buildings. The Company also supplies complementary products, including insulation, ready-mix-joint compound and various other interior construction products.
The Company competes with CRH plc, Foundation Building Materials, USG and Superior Plus.
100 Crescent Center
Pkwy Ste 800
TUCKER GA 30084-7062