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Want to know what it’s like to work for a company that is 100% employee owned? Check out this great article from Forbes.


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CentralLink on your phone!


Central States is excited to introduce the mobile CentralLink app, designed to allow online ordering for your customers. CentralLink allows you to get instant quotes, check on your orders, and view sales reports. And now with the Central-Link app, you can do even more!

• Invite customers to CentralLink
Customers only see their pricing and orders. Submitted orders are sent to you to approve and process.

• Categorize “my items”
Upload 1,000’s of items into CentralLink and offer CentralLink to your non-metal customers.

• Residential Quick Quote
Fast quotes based on squares – perfect for people unfamiliar with metal roofing.

Download the app now from the iPhone or 
Android app store.


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Learn to install Concealed Fastener Panels


Central States will be exhibiting at the 2014 Frame Building Expo Mar. 5-7 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN. Visit booth 401 to see all the exciting things Central States has to offer and while you are there learn the proper way to install concealed fastener flashing and panels. The presentation will take place Thursday, Mar. 7, 1:45-2pm.

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Central States helps build strong communities


A recent report from the Sioux Fall Business Journal shows the impact businesses are making on community development in South Dakota. Early in 2013, Central States opened a manufacturing facility in Hartford, SD. Central States is committed to serving the communities where its employees live and work. Read the full story here.

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Now on Twitter and Also Available on Your Smartphone

Check us out on Twitter and follow us at CSMIMetal.  Also, download our smartphone app from your Apple or Android App store!  The FIRST company in the industry to offer a smartphone app.

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Central States at The NFBA Expo

Central States will be exhibiting at the NFBA Show in Memphis Feb. 20 – 22 at the Cook Convention Center. Stop by our booth and ask about ROTET.

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Central States’ Products now listed in ARCAT

Central States now has our commercial and residential product offerings listed in ARCAT, the product directory for architects.  Click here to see the listing.

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We’ve Got An App for That!

We are pleased to announce our new Smart Phone App with great features for you on the go:

– Mobile Website
– Product Information
– Location Maps
– Construction Tips
– “Submit a Photo” to our Gallery
– And much more to come

Available in your App Store (Apple and Android)
Search for Central States Mfg.
Download it for FREE!


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Central States’ Panel-Loc Plus Panels Gain Florida Building Code Approval

Effective April 3, 2012, Central States received approval FL14026-R1 – 2010 by the Florida Bulding Code for:

  • 26 ga. Panel-Loc Plus over 15/32 decking HVHZ (High Velocity Hurricane Zone)
  • 29 ga. Panel-Loc Plus  over 15/32 decking non-HVHZ
  • 26 ga. Panel-Loc Plus over 15/32 decking non-HVHZ

For Installation guidelines that meet this approval, please click here.  To learn more about the approval, click here and enter the approval code where indicated.




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Central States’ Panel-Loc Plus Panels Gain Texas Department of Insurance Certification

Effective March 1, 2012, Central States completed certification by the Texas Department of Insurance for their Windstorm Inspection Program for:

  • RC-325 Panel-Loc Plus Minimum 29 gauge Steel Roof Panels installed over wood purlins
  • RC-326 Panel-Loc Plus Minimum 29 gauge Steel Roof Panels installed over wood deck

To visit the TDI Windstorm Inspection Program website, click here. 

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