United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL) is a company full of passion and integrity. At UGL we are crazy about our business, our brands, and our people. This commitment reaches further than just our customers. UGL has a continuous pledge to our community. Recently, UGL entered into a partnership with The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic…Continue Reading
It is with sadness but warm wishes that we announce the retirement of Robert (Bobby) Capwell. Robert leaving marks the end of an era for United Gilsonite Laboratories. Bobby reminisced about his 49 years here and UGL and how things have changes. We are indebted to his vision and commitment for propelling us to our…Continue Reading
We would like to personally congratulate Salvatore (Sal) Sibio on his retirement from United Gilsonite Laboratories. We all enjoyed working with him for that last 47 years, and we consider him not only a valuable asset to our company but an enjoyable presence, as well. While he will be missed by all of us at…Continue Reading
A successful team is a group of many hands but of one mind. We were glad to work with Cary Talbert and wish him a happy retirement! Thank you for your 5 years of service working in the UGL Nevada Plant; the best is yet to come.
Kudos Award -this award is provided to individuals who have earned praise and recognition for an achievement above and beyond the scope of their current responsibility. We are pleased to announce that Jeff Brooks has earned this award through his effort to deliver a “5-Star” Customer Experience. He turned a customer into a raving UGL…Continue Reading
UGL is proud to announce Ralf Schueler as our International Sales Director. Ralf comes to UGL with broad global B2B and B2C leadership experience and industry experience through his role as Global SBU Director Yacht Coatings for Akzo Nobel. Ralf earned a Diplom-Kaufmann (FH) European Business Studies from Fachhochschule Osnabrueck and an MBA from Henley…Continue Reading
United Gilsonite Laboratories, Scranton, PA manufacturers of paint specialty products under the DRYLOK®, ZAR® and UGL® brands announced the recent hiring of David M. Jolie as Vice President of Manufacturing and Operations. Jolie will oversee UGL’s four production facilities in Scranton, PA; Jacksonville, IL; Dayton, Nevada and Jackson, MS. “To have someone of Dave’s…Continue Reading
Kudos Award – this award is provided to individuals who have earned praise and recognition for an achievement above and beyond the scope of their current responsibility. We are pleased to announce Laraine Goscinski has earned this award because of her efforts in helping us become more financially efficient. Through her work in Accounts Payable…Continue Reading
At UGL we have many exceptional employees but at times some standout by going above their daily duties. This Kudos Award goes to Albin (Al) Hemak for his impressive contributions, above and beyond the scope of his responsibilities. He has earned the respect and admiration of all his fellow team members. Thanks Al for being…Continue Reading
We say “Good Bye” to Giaccho (Bubba) Santerangelo after 51 years of hanging with the men and women of UGL. Best wishes Bubba in your retirement years.
Saying goodbye is never easy. We wish Bob Randis from our Scranton facility maintenance staff a fond farewell as he retires after 18 years.
1. You can watch instructional videos on the new How To page. Check out United Gilsonite Laboratories’ growing library of do-it-yourself videos. Before you tackle a home improvement project, it’s often helpful to get tips and techniques from savvy homeowners and experienced pros. Properly matching products to your specific needs, following correct preparation and application…Continue Reading
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
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
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
2012 marks the 80th Anniversary of United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL), makers of DRYLOK®, ZAR® and UGL® brand products. Shrewsbury True Value, in Shrewsbury, PA has been identified as a key player and a top performer for UGL’s Maintenance and Repair line of products. As a thank you, UGL acknowledged Shrewsbury True Value with a party and…Continue Reading
The UGL Sales and Marketing Team just returned from “The World of Concrete”, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada. This has to be one of the most interesting trade shows in our industry. There were over 50,000 industry professionals on site looking for information! Our DRYLOK® booth enjoyed non-stop traffic, with the most…Continue Reading
A new ZAR® Interior Wood Finishing Project Guide has been designed to help you summon your creativity and think FIRST – Stain (not paint) and NEXT – (what else) ZAR®. The new direction of the ZAR® brand is the embodiment of Design and Style. Tips in the Guide include decorating ideas for hardwood flooring and a wood dining room set. You can…Continue Reading