The color of confidence


Building with the best

Whether you’re designing a project or installing product in the field, PURPLE® products offer single-source solutions that provide the performance to get the job done right.

Inside or out, wet or dry, the PURPLE family of products deliver the confidence and peace of mind you need to stand behind your work. They’re mold and moisture resistant, UL GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified and manufactured in our trademarked PURPLE color.

Be sure to ask for PURPLE, and know you’re building with the best.

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Paper-Faced Products

Provide extra protection

PURPLE® XP® is a specially treated, mold- and fire-resistant paper-faced gypsum board that provides Xtra Protection (XP) against mold and mildew compared to standard gypsum board. The XP gypsum core is encased in heavy, mold-, mildew- and moisture-resistant, 100% recycled PURPLE paper on the face. In addition, most PURPLE drywall products also stand up to scratches, scuffs, dents and noise.

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Fiberglass-Faced Products

Advanced fiberglass technology

PURPLE® eXP® is a technologically advanced fiberglass-faced gypsum line utilizing Sealed Surface Technology. With a solution for most every design or building challenge, our eXP products will help you construct the finest quality interior and exterior walls and ceilings. Our PURPLE coated fiberglass facers provide excellent weather and water resistance. Dimensionally stable under changes in temperature, eXP resists warping, rippling and buckling.

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Innovative solutions

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Sound Control

SoundBreak XP®

From new construction to renovations, the PURPLE SoundBreak® family of products delivers industry-leading sound control with innovative solutions for walls and ceilings.

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Labor Efficiency


Improve your project's efficiency with the only wallboard featuring pre-printed guide marks.

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Evolve your walls

Whether you're building or renovating, choose walls that are ready for life. The PURPLE® family of products delivers innovative performance that goes well beyond what’s possible with standard drywall.

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The color Purple is a registered trademark of Gold Bond Building Products, LLC

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Design & Resource Center

Browse our digital library of tools, resources, and service options to support your team.

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Expert Connection

Gold Bond experts are ready to discuss project and product needs to meet your goals.

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