Yes, please download and follow our brand guidelines.
- DOWNLOAD our logo package.
- Follow our BRAND GUIDELINES and quick tips below.
- PROOF your project to [email protected] before proceeding.
Please use external linking, which will allow users of your website to be directed to information housed on our website.
DISCLAIMER: By giving our customers permission to link from their website to ours, or use our content (text, photos or illustrations), Central States Mfg. does not guarantee, approve, or endorse the information or products found on these sites.
We are continually updating our website to provide you with the most up-to-date product information and marketing tools.
If you save files to your computer you will have outdated information as we update online.
The project photos you see in our gallery or marketing materials come from distributors and contractors who use Central States products, and then allow us to photograph their projects. Because of this, we do not allow project photos to be shared with other entities.
We are always looking to secure new photos and are more than happy to assist you in obtaining professional quality photos of your projects.
There are many website where you can purchase photographs of metal roofing or siding on various projects. Below is a short list that might help you find what you need.
If you use the images, please link back to our website, or mention Central States Mfg. as the copyright holder.
An example for a Panel-Loc Plus™ illustration would be: Copyright © 2018, Central States Manufacturing, Inc., All Rights Reserved.
We have saved our logo in several different file types for you. Check with your vendor if you are uncertain which logo to use, or send your vendor a link to this page. If you have any questions, contact the marketing department at [email protected].
Yes, direct your web designer to this link where they can download a zipped folder that includes .jpg files created using hex codes, and a cross reference excel sheet.
CAUTION: These hex codes are intended to represent the paint colors found on Central States metal panels. They are not exact color matches and should not be used for any color selection or matching. They should not be used on any printed material. They can be used as a digital reference of available range of colors offered in metal roofing and siding. Any color selection should come from a physical color chart and any color matching should be done using a metal sample.
Our official color is Pantone 202. If you’re not sure what that means, choose black. Don’t make any promotional items in burgundy, crimson red, tomato red, brick red, or red.
Make sure to leave white space around the logo. Use at least one “C” width for spacing.
Don’t alter the Central States logo or place it on a colored or patterned background. Do not stretch, squeeze, recolor, pattern, screen or otherwise distort the logo.
Do not type anything in the Copperplate Gothic font. Instead, choose any sans serif font like Helvetica, Arial, etc.