There are several companies in Imperial Valley producing a range of construction materials for commercial and residential use, including:
U.S. Gypsum's location in Imperial Valley mines gypsum rock and manufactures wallboard and other gypsum products. USG is a market leader in wallboard and gypsum products in North America, and also invented latex paint, mineral fiber ceiling tile, shaft wall elevator systems and Durock cement panels. Their products have sped up the building process and improved the way buildings are designed and built. USG has helped build some of the world’s most iconic structures, including the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the Lotte Tower in Seoul and the Freedom Tower in New York.