Eurogypsum, founded in 1961, is a European federation of gypsum producers and manufacturers. Today the European gypsum industry has an annual turnover of €10 billion and employs 28,000 people directly and 85,000 indirectly. Eurogypsum promotes the interests of the gypsum industry at a European level, and currently includes national associations from 13 EU Member States, Turkey, Israel and Saudi Arabia. Gypsum is an environmentally friendly solution for the construction sector, as it sustainable, non-toxic and wholly recyclable