The Global Gypsum Knowledge Base is an archive of Global Gypsum Magazine since 2007, the Global Gypsum Directory and presentations/papers from the Global Gypsum Conference since 2007.
Global Gypsum is well-known as the foremost source of information for the global gypsum industry. Global Gypsum Magazine has published all the news available on the industry for more than a decade, as well as including articles on market developments, country reports and technical articles on production advances.
The Global Gypsum Directory is the only directory to include all of the world's gypsum wallboard plants, as well as their production capacity and contact details. The directory also includes contact details of many of the world's foremost equipment and additive suppliers for the global gypsum industry.
The Global Gypsum Conference annually showcases developments in the global gypsum industry, not only in market trends, but also in production and technology advances. The event is the 'must-attend' conference and exhibition for all gypsum professionals.
The Global Gypsum Knowledge Base is presented in PDF format on a fully-searchable DVD.
Global Gypsum Magazine April 2007 - November 2016 (59 issues)
Global Gypsum Directory 2016
Global Gypsum Conference Presentations 2007 - 2016
Paper 1: Gypsum brands in the Thai market: Supachai Hirunyanitiwana:, Gypman Tech Company ltd
Paper 2: From a gypsum manufacturer: The implementation of Lean Six Sigma: Chris Lawson: SVP Corporate Excellence, USG Corporation
Paper 3: Transportation challenges affecting global gypsum markets: Rob Crangle: US Geological Survey
Paper 4: Globalisation of lightweight gypsum board products: Mark Flumiani: Innogyps
Paper 5: An update on the development of the gypsum industry in China: Luoyi Xu: Director: Gypsum Association of China Building Materials Federation
Paper 6: Gypsum industry in Iran: Farshid Eskandari: Tandis Alborz Gypsum Company
Paper 7: So, you’ve decided to build a gypsum factory. Now what? Robert Morrow: Innogyps
Paper 8: Enhanced gypsum products through the ‘Give Me Five Method (5kg/m2 of gypsum board) to obtain a fast penetration in South America’s non-board, traditional market: Marcelo Pereira: Aswell S.A.
Paper 9: Transforming the Asia-Pacific building market with glass – delivering superior performance to gypsum boards: James Lyon: Owens Corning
Paper 10: The secrets behind DuraCore glass for gypsum products: Dany De Kock: Johns Manville
Paper 11: Improving strength of lightweight gypsum board by using of modified tapioca starch: Worachard Chawanasporn: SMS Corporation
Paper 12: Research on the preparation of high strength gypsum plaster using industrial by-product gypsum as raw materials: Jiawei Chen: Jiangsu EFFUL science and Technology Co., Ltd
Paper 13: Conveying and storage solutions for natural (rock) and synthetic gypsum: 90 years of experience: Nikolai Velten: AUMUND
Paper 14: From quarrying to recycling - Screening in the gypsum life-cycle: Oliver Pralle: Haver & Boecker
Paper 15: Gypsum treatment with Pfeiffer technology for better plaster properties: Robert Schnatz: Gebr. Pfeiffer
Paper 16: Achieving and maintaining high accuracy and reliability in dry material feeding: Steve Becker: Schenck Process
Paper 17: Controlling gypsum set times: More than additives: Markus Müller: Sika Services AG
Paper 18: Using calorimetry to evaluate set modifiers: Jeff Warren: Gyptech
Paper 19: The changing demands on forming belts in gypsum wallboard production: Neil Woolliscroft: Derco
Paper 20: What to do with an ageing dryer: Ivan Sigfrid: Gyptech
Paper 21: TIP900 – Wallboard Monitoring with automated defect detection - the latest technology for gypsum wallboards: Enrico Drews: Raytek GmbH
Paper 22: Increasing energy efficiency at gypsum and gypsum wallboard plants with gas turbine cogeneration: Anshuman Pandey: OPRA Turbines B.V.
Paper 1 Global gypsum industry overview: Peter Edwards: Global Gypsum
Paper 2 The gypsum industry and climate change: Bob Bruce: The Nugyp Corp.
Paper 3 SWOT analysis of the global gypsum industry: Robert McCaffrey: Global Gypsum
Paper 4 Who is the 'real' customer? Robert Morrow: Innogyps
Paper 5 Current status and future trends in the Iranian gypsum industry: Nikzad Oraee: Khorasan Gypsum Ltd
Paper 6 How glass is delivering performance to gypsum boards: Geoffrey Wilson: Owens Corning
Paper 7 The use of microsilica in fire-resistant gypsum board: Gerry Brown: Elkem
Paper 8 Starch use in gypsum: Past, present and future: Ronny Velicogna: Archer Daniels Midland
Paper 9 Modernising speech privacy in commercial buildings with sound-damping gypsum wallboard: Ben Shafer: Pabco Gypsum
Paper 10 Set retarders for gypsum spray plaster based on gluconates – lab and applications test results regarding the replacement of (L)-tartaric acid: Felix Weiher: Jungbunzlauer Ladenburg GmbH: Dirk Lenz: Jungbunzlauer International, Basel: Stefan Koelbig: Jungbunzlauer Ladenburg GmbH: Hans-Bertram Fischer: Bauhaus-Universität Weimar: Andreas Hecker: Bauhaus-Universität Weimar: Ulrich Kothe: CASEA GmbH
Paper 11 Challenges in high temperature board dryer chain lubrication: Stefan Winkler: FuchsLubritech
Paper 12 Using combustion systems programs to drive safety, efficiency and reliability in the wallboard industry: Lessons learned from multi-year corporate programs: Mark Kampe: CEC Combustion Safety
Paper 13 Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs): Driving efficiency in warehouse and manufacturing: Brian Keiger: Grenzebach
Paper 14 Understanding and using moisture analysis of plaster in gypsum board manufacturing: Jeff Warren: Gyptech
Paper 15 Calcining of gypsum with Pfeiffer equipment: Eckhard Sander: Gebr. Pfeiffer
Paper 16 New efficient automatic grinding pressure adjustment for gypsum: Volker Goecke: Claudius Peters Projects GmbH
Paper 17 Case study: Increased energy efficiency at gypsum factories by cogeneration with OPRA gas turbines: Anshuman Pandey: OPRA Turbines
Paper 18 Big Bag filling and palletising system in the gypsum industry: Bernd Lübbert: Claudius Peters Projects GmbH
Paper 1 Gypsum to gypsum - First steps towards a circular gypsum economy: Christine Marlet: Eurogypsum
Paper 2 The Germany gypsum recycling concept: Dr Jörg Demmich, chairman of the environmental board of the Germany Gypsum Association
Paper 3 Supply of gypsum to industry in the context of the 'energy turnaround' in Europe Holger Alwast, Prognos AG - European Centre for Economic Research and Strategy Advice
Paper 4 Gypsum supply chain matters: Robert Morrow: Innogyps
Paper 5 Gypsum - A lifetime passion: From phosphogypsum to alpha-hemihydrate processing: Alfred Brosig, independent consultant
Paper 6 Nova Scotia's natural gypsum resources and opportunities for exporting value-added products from Eastern Canada: Patrick Whiteway: Government of Nova Scotia
Paper 7 Gypsum plaster: A French tradition named Plaster of Paris: Samuel Lalaque: Gupsos
Paper 8 Value-added plasterboard products: Hans-Ulrich Hummel: Knauf Gips KG
Paper 9 A new theory to explain gypsum hardening, and why gypsum hardness decreases in the presence of moisture: Christian Pritzel: Institut für Bau- und Werkstoffchemie, Universität Siegen
Paper 10 Understanding and using thermal set analysis: Jeffrey Warren: Gyptech
Paper 11 Grémound non-tectonic systems: The gypsum revolution in construction industry: László Hajdu, Grémound: Bernd Rudolph: Grenzebach
Paper 12 Grenzebach trends in drying and new applications: Christoph Habighorst: Grenzebach BSH GmbH
Paper 13 The use of styrene maleic anhydride co-polymers as a dispersing agent for wax emulsions to improve hydrophobicity in gypsum boards: Daniela Ribezzo: Polyscope Polymers BV
Paper 14 Novel additive for water-resistant ready-mix wallboard joint compound: Amba Ayambem: Henry Company
Paper 15 New functionality for gypsum panels: moving glass from the outside to the inside: Jan Coerts: Owens Corning
Paper 16 Anhydrite outdoors: Innovative new applications: Luca Plakopitis, Fluorsid S.p.A.
Paper 17 The application of fuel and air ratio controls for combustion systems: Technical considerations for gypsum wallboard manufacturing: Dustin Neumann: Neumann Process Control, Inc.
Paper 18 Specialty lubricants for plasterboard manufacturing: Klaus Holz: Fuchs Lubritech
Paper 19 Gypsum quality - My experience: Jim Turner: Innogyps
Paper 20 Plasterboard waste in: 100% recycled gypsum and paper out: Henrik Lund-Nielsen: Gypsum Recycling International
Paper 1: The gypsum industry in 2014 - Challenges and opportunities: Robert Morrow: Innogyps
Paper 2: Current status of the global gypsum industry: Companies and markets: Robert McCaffrey: Global Gypsum
Paper 3: Disruptive innovation in gypsum: Bob Bruce: Innogyps
Paper 4: Roskill's global market outlook for gypsum to 2018: Kerry Satterthwaite: Roskill
Paper 6: Problems in multiphase gypsum based dry mortars formulation: Aleks Eremin: Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (MGSU), Scientific-Research Institute of Construction Materials and Technology (SRI CM&T)
Paper 7: Wave technologies in production of gypsum materials: Prof. Andrey Pustovgara: Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (MGSU), Scientific-Research Institute of Construction Materials and Technology (SRI CM&T)
Paper 8: Gyptech Stucco Analyser: The new essential tool: Jeffrey Warren: Gypsum Technologies Inc.
Paper 9: Maximising plant energy efficiency: An analytical approach to prioritising and implementing energy-saving initiatives: Dustin Neumann: Neumann Process Control, Inc.
Paper 10: Importance of consistent unwinding in gypsum board production: Michael Sellers: M. Torres - Paper Division
Paper 11: Gypsum-based levelling compounds – Increasing the utility of alternative gypsum sources: Anna Thomé: Akzo Nobel Chemicals AG
Paper 12: Challenges with clay-contaminated stuccos: Michael Schinabeck: BASF Construction Polymers GmbH
Paper 13: Bag packaging solutions: Filling of well-known valve bags vs. FFS bags and its advantages: Markus Lackmann: Haver Filling Systems, Inc.
Paper 11 Automatic camera systems for on-line surface quality monitoring in wallboard production: Tor Gustavsen: Argos SolutionsPaper 12 Improving the water resistance of gypsum drymix applications: Daniel Schildbach: Wacker Chemie AG
Paper 13 Interaction between admixtures in plasterboard production: Maurizio Bellotto: Giovanni Bozzetto S.p.A.
Paper 14 Gypsum-based construction materials – How to protect against microbes: Dr. Wolfgang Lindner, Technical Director for Asia: Troy Corporation
Paper 15 Investigation of the hydration process of calcium sulphate hemihydrate by ESEM and other methods: Christian Pritzel: University of Siegen
Paper 16 Study of the relationship between particle size distribution, setting times, water demand, and compressive strength in gypsum plaster: Ebrahim Najafi Kani: Semnan University
Paper 17 Modern bagging technology for gypsum powders and mixtures: Engelbert Koess: Haver & Boecker OHG
Paper 18 Palletless packing for gypsum plaster: Sebahattin Akbas: Möllers
Paper 19 The evolution of moisture measurement in the gypsum board manufacturing process: Colin Hanson: Sensortech
Paper 1 Growth is inevitable, but how will the global business evolve?: Bob Bruce: Innogyps
Paper 2 Historic and possible future trends in synthetic gyspum use in the US: Rob Crangle: US Geological Survey
Paper 3 Seven mega-trends in the global gypsum industry: Robert McCaffrey: Global Gypsum
Paper 4 Manufacturing gypsum board – What we do, Why we do it and How can it be improved?: Mark Flumiani: Innogyps
Paper 5 Challenges in setting up gypsum plasterboard plants – an overview: Dilip Kumar Borah: Gypsemna Company
Paper 6 Incorporating environmental best management practices in gypsum plant design and retrofit: Mark Shafer: Whitney Bailey Cox & Magnani LLC
Paper 7 How to comply with legislation for the gypsum industry and reduce operating costs of your filter system: Volker Schmitz: PCME Ltd
Paper 8 Innovative gypsum processing at Gips AD Koshava: Lars Roettger: Claudius Peters
Paper 9 Thermoplastic innovation - the future?: Neil Woolliscroft: Derco
Paper 10 A safe and ergonomical method for handling and packaging plasterboards at high speed: Christian Fliss: Jürgens Maschinenbau GmbH & Co.KG
Paper 1 Global Gypsum Evolution - Turbulent times continue and the gypsum industry is evolving as expected. What lies ahead?: Bob Bruce: Innogyps Inc.
Paper 2 Trends in U.S. gypsum consumption - An update: Rob Crangle: U.S. Geological Survey
Paper 3 Recycled wallboard markets: Terry Weaver: USA Gypsum
Paper 4 Wallboard dryer operational strategies - Emphasizing quality in a low volume market: Dustin Neumann: Neumann Process Control Inc.
Paper 5 How to conduct a wallboard plant symphony - Make sure you play in harmony: Ryan Holbird: Grenzebach
Paper 6 New non-contact - laser-based gauge for measuring length and speed of gypsum board: Stuart Manser: Beta LaserMike
Paper 7 Packing machines for gypsum: Bernd Lübbert: Claudius Peters Projects GmbH
Paper 8 Situation update on US EPA proposal to regulate coal combustion residuals: Michael Gardner: Gypsum Association
Paper 10 Formaldehyde free naphthalene sulfonic polymers as liquefiers for the production of plasterboards: Maurizio Bellotto: Giovanni Bozzetto S.p.A.
Paper 11 Influencing the core structure of gypsum wallboards through the use of additives: Michael Schinabeck: BASF Construction Polymers GmbH
Paper 12 Controlling set times during gypsum board production: Advanced additive solutions: Marcus Müller: Sika Services AG
Paper 13 High mechanical strength gypsum: Danilo C. Moreira: Inovamat Inovação em Materiais Ltda
Paper 14 Synthetic wax emulsion - creative breakthrough: Nitsa Galili: Pazkar
Paper 15 Gypsum for sculpture: Randy Zieber: Neolithic Stone
Paper 1 Global gypsum megatrends: Does the past predict the future?: Bob Bruce: Innogyps
Paper 2 Production and international trade trends in the global gypsum industry: Rob Crangle: U.S. Geological Survey
Paper 3 The status and development trend of the gypsum board industry in China: Xu Shengyong: BNBM
Paper 4 European long-term trends in recycled gypsum usage: Henrik Lund-Nielsen: Gypsum Recycling International
Paper 5 The cooling and stabilisation of calcined gypsum: Alfred Brosig: Grenzebach
Paper 6 The NuGyp LoCal process: Charlie Blow: NuGyp Corporation
Paper 7 Novel rheological modifiers: Dennis Mahoney: Henry Company
Paper 8 New dispersants for gypsum wallboards: Michael Bräu: BASF
Paper 9 Latest generation of PCE fluidizers for gypsum application: Olivier Malbault: Chryso
Paper 10 EH&S impact of common MR additive technologies in gypsum wallboard: Mark Adams: Henry Company
Paper 11 Influence of the gypsum raw material on the performance of PCE-based HRWRA during gypsum board production: Markus Müller: Sika Services AG
Paper 12 New approaches to increase water resistance of gypsum-based building materials: Thomas Aberle: Elotex AkzoNobel Functional Chemicals
Paper 13 Foaming agents for use in gypsum wallboard: Lawrence Munie: Stepan Company
Paper 14 Controlling set time and rheology - pH to the rescue: Ian Wilkes: Freeform Construction Ltd
Paper 15 In situ optical microscopy and in situ ultra sonic measurements for quality assurance in gypsum plants: Christian Pritzel: University of Siegen
Paper 16 On-line monitoring and optimisation of abatement system operations to reduce operating costs and minimise particulate emissions to air: Volker Schmitz: PCME ltd UK
Paper 17 Handling and storage of FGD gypsum at a cement plant in Slovenia as well as at the British Gypsum plant in Yorkshire: André Tissen: Aumund
Paper 18 Bed storage and blending applied to gypsum: Simon Wintz: Claudius Peters Technologies S.A.
Paper 19 The use of live bottom feeders in the gypsum wallboard industry: Richard Steele: JC Steele & Co
Paper 20 Cost-efficient and sustainable packaging of gypsum with Billerud's QuickFill: Mikael Peterson: Billerud
Paper 1 How and when is this mess going to end?: Bob Bruce: Innogyps Inc
Paper 2 Latest market trends in the global gypsum industry: Joe Harder: OneStone Consulting
Paper 3 Current status of the Brazilian gypsum industry: Sindusgesso: Brazilian Gypsum Association of Pernambuco State (in Portuguese)
Paper 4 The challenges to the drywall market in Brazil: Gunter Leitner: Brazilian Association of Plasterboard Manufacturers
Paper 5 CAT Scan of gypsum board: Mark Flumiani: Innogyps Inc
Paper 6 Quality optimisation using board sensing systems: Stefan Jerrelid: Limab
Paper 7 CNBM's FGD production line technology: Energy-efficiency and environmental considerations: Zhang Chengong: BNBM PLC: part of CNBM
Paper 8 The Claudius Peters Homogenizer - cost cutting plaster technology: Henrik Wetegrove: Claudius Peters Projects GmbH
Paper 9 Green products for green boards - Operational aspects in using wax emulsions: Eli Shachaf: NESTECK
Paper 10 New method for making calciumsulfate alpha-hemihydrate: Alfred Brosig: Grenzebach BSH
Paper 11 Manufacturing gypsum wallboard using solar power: Rod MacGregor: CleanBoard: Inc.
Paper 12 New technology that will change the industry forever: Charlie Blow: CasoFour Ltd
Paper 13 Hopper and silo design for gypsum: Jürgen Bäumer: WTW Americas
Paper 14 Case study St. Gobain (British Gypsum) Synthetic Gypsum Intake and Storage: Ingo Dietzold: Aumund
Paper 15 Fundamentals of gypsum storage and handling: What you need to know: Francisco Cabrejos: Jenike & Johanson Inc.
Paper 16 How an emerging plaster glass walling system and improved calcining technology can stimulate profit for the gypsum industry: Greg Rice: Rapid Building Systems Pty Ltd
Paper 17 Ultra low NOx and CO combustion systems which minimize fuel usage - at the same time: Mike Fenton: Aecometric Corporation
Paper 1 Global gypsum industry evolution to 2025: Bob Bruce: Innogyps
Paper 2 Short-term trends and long-term strategies for global gypsum companies: Nicolas Godet: Exane BNP Paribas
Paper 3 Development of market & capacity of gypsum board in the Middle East: Isabel Knauf: Knauf A.S.
Paper 4 Assessing Iranian gypsum exports: Abdoulkarim Esmaeili: Sadaf Gypsum Company
Paper 5 Operating results of Pfeiffer gypsum calcining plants: York Reichardt: Gebr. Pfeiffer
Paper 6 The benefits of gravimetric feeding of additives in the wallboard Industry: Kevin Storey: Schenck Process UK
Paper 7 Fluidcon - The efficient way of pneumatic conveying: Claus-Jürgen Wetzlar: Claudius Peters
Paper 8 Conveying and storage solutions for gypsum: Bruce Field: Aumund
Paper 9 What's new in water reduction?: Charlie Blow BTech: CasoFour Ltd.
Paper 10 Geochemistry of Iraqi gypsum deposits: Abdul-Mutalib Hasson Al-Marsoumi: Basrah University
Paper 11 Investment proposal by Shen Concern: Yervand Hovhannisyan: Shen Concern
Paper 12 Recycling of plasterboard waste - from 'nice to have' to necessity: Henrik Lund-Nielsen: Gypsum Recycling.
Paper 13 Achieving best practice and sustainable development in gypsum mining and processing: Geoffrey Oldroyd: G C Oldroyd & Associates Pty Ltd
Paper 14 VIDIS - Visual Diagnostics System: Per Nissen: Seelen
Paper 15 Mould-resistant gypsum wallboard - Technology and application: Don Love: Dow Biocides
Paper 16 Gypsum Precast Technology - A structural solution: Geoff Wyett: GulfWalling FZCO
Paper 17 Teaming with archeologists to reconstitute ancient gypsum mortars - European and Dubai case studies: Marc Potin: Platre
Paper 18 Latest filtration technologies for the gypsum industry to help meet increased production requirements with existing dust collectors: Fadi Moussa: GE Energy Environmental Services
Paper 1 Address of welcome and brief introduction on gypsum building materials industry in China: Dr Xu Yongmo: China Building Materials Industries Association (paper)
Paper 2 Advances in gypsum research and application in China: Professor Yue Wenhai: Wuhan University of Technology (in Chinese)
Paper 3 Development of technology and equipment of gypsum board in China: Terry Hu: CNBM International Corporation
Paper 4 Setting up a machinery manufacturing business in China: Tao Wang: Grenzebach
Paper 5 Survival Economics 2008: Bob Bruce: Innogyps
Paper 7 Economics of gypsum production in Iran: Abdoulkarim Esmaeili: Sadaf Gypsum Company
Paper 8 Announcement of BOR company borogypsum plant in far eastern Russia: Vladislav Pepchuk: RGRK holding company
Paper 9 Calcining and producing plaster with OneStep: Shi Hong: Energy Saving Equipment Company (in Chinese)
Paper 10 WTW engineering - Handling of sticky bulk materials: Michael Gramling: WTW Group
Paper 11 Meeting today's requirements with yesterday's equipment: Daniel Du: GE Energy
Paper 12 If aerospace companies designed dryers: Ryan Holbird: Grenzebach Corporation
Paper 13 Experience in gypsum recycling on three continents: Henrik Lund-Nielsen: Gypsum Recycling International A/S
Paper 14 Process of continuous alpha-gypsum production: Wang Yongchang: Shanxi North Gypsum Co. (in Chinese)
Paper 15 Failure mechanism studies of nail pull test for gypsum wallboard: Lance Wang: Johns Manville
Paper 16 EasyOn: Stretch hooding of gypsum boards for storage: Per Nissen: Seelen A/S
Paper 17 Measurement tools to detect various types of flaws in gypsum board production: Christer Olofsson: LIMAB AB
Paper 18 Development of fluidized calcination technology for gypsum-FC multi-chamber calcinator: Li Yushan: Pingyi Kaiyuan New Building Materials Co.: Ltd (in Chinese)
Paper 19 An introduction to Rapidwall: Cui Xia: Rapid Building Systems Pty. Ltd
Paper 20 New applications for sprayed gypsum plaster for high-specification projects: Marc Potin: Platre