1988 – Central States Founded – Central States began production in a small plant in Rogers, Arkansas.
1991 – Became Employee Owners – Employee Stock Ownership Program was established.
1997 – Michigan City, Indiana – Opened a plant in Michigan City, Indiana to service customers in the north.
2000 – Cedar Hill, TX – Opened a plant in Cedar Hill, TX to service customers in Texas and the surrounding area.
2003 – Central Storage Works – Opened Central Storage Works to provide customers with complete storage solutions. We also implemented our Right, On Time, Every Time strategy in 2003.
2006 – Jasper, AL – Opened a plant in Jasper, AL to serve customers in the mid-south.
2010 – Mount Airy, NC – Opened a plant in Mount Airy, NC to serve customers in the southeast. We also launched our Giving Back, community outreach in 2010.
2011 – CentralLink – An online system was created for customers to place and track orders. CentralLink is mobile friendly and can help with quick quotes in the field.
2013 – Hartford, SD – Opened a plant in Hartford, SD to serve customers in the upper Midwest.
2015 – Scottsville, KY – Opened a plant in Scottsville, KY to serve customers in Kentucky.
2016 – Seguin, TX – Opened a plant in Seguin, TX to serve customers in South Texas.
2017 – Claysburg, PA – Opened a plant in Claysburg, PA to serve customers in the upper Northeast.
2020 – St. Peters, MO – Opened a plant in St. Peters, MO to serve customers in the upper Midwest.
2021 – Graniteville, SC – Opened a plant in Graniteville, SC to serve commercial customers in the Southeast.
2022 – Corporate moves to Tontitown, AR to grow and expand support functions.
2023 – Merger with Storage Structures, Inc. (Villa Rica, GA) – offering multi-story self-storage facilities.