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United Gilsonite Laboratories hires new Chief Executive Officer

Scranton, PA, June 7, 2016 – United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL), Scranton, PA announced today that James Tates has been appointed 4th Chief Executive Officer, effective July 5, 2016. Current President Thomas White stated his intention to retire effective December 31, 2016. Tates comes to UGL from The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. He has had a diverse…Continue Reading

UGL Bids Farewell to Bill Duffy after 30 Years of Service

Bill has worked in the UGL Illinois plant since 1986, in every department. He has been married to his wife Mary for 37 years and they have two children, Laura and Dottie, and one granddaughter named Stella Grace. Bill is looking forward spending time with Stella and officiating five high school sports and two college sports. He…Continue Reading

ZAR® Packaging Gets a New Look

Paint and hardware stores will soon start to see a new look from United Gilsonite Laboratories on both ZAR® Interior and Exterior Stain labels. The fresh design brings the labels in line with the rest of the ZAR® family of products. Joseph McGraw, Advertising and Marketing Director for UGL says, “Each of the product families –…Continue Reading