Centria Exterior Architectural Metal Wall and Roof Systems
CENTRIA is a world leader in custom-engineered exterior architectural metal wall and roof systems for new and retrofit commercial and industrial construction projects. Products include insulated metal composite wall and roof panels, thin composite panels, and field-assembled metal panels and accessories.
CENTRIA combines engineering expertise, fabrication capabilities and practical construction experience to meet the aesthetic and functional challenges facing building owners, architects, engineers and contractors today.
Responding to a need in the industry to build more efficient buildings and combat thermal and moisture problems, CENTRIA has developed solutions for advanced thermal and moisture protection.
THERMAL AND MOISTURE PROTECTION
One CENTRIA solution to thermal and moisture control is its Formawall® Dimension Series® insulated metal composite panel, which offers unmatched advanced thermal and moisture protection. The panel has a one-piece design that permits a complete, thermally-efficient, high-performance exterior wall to be installed quickly and economically. The unique design of the horizontal joint is pressure-equalized and provides uninterrupted air, water and vapor barriers.
INSULATED METAL COMPOSITE WALL PANELS
An ongoing commitment to listening to the needs of the industry has helped CENTRIA launch new product and design options including the Formawall Dimension Series, an insulated metal composite panel available in varying profiles, reveals and thicknesses, with several integration options such as windows, louvers and sunshades. Also available are the Concept Series™ interchangeable concealed fastener exterior wall panel profiles offering infinite design possibilities.
CENTRIA newest product launch is Formawall® Graphix Series™, an insulated metal composite panel with segmented joints that creates the appearance of a multi-panel design with a single panel.
SUSTAINABLE DESIGN AND RECYCLABLE BUILDING MATERIALS
Recognizing the importance of environmentally responsible building, CENTRIA product design focuses on energy efficiency, sustainable design and utilizing recyclable materials. CENTRIA is a member of the US Green Building Council and the Cool Roof Rating Council, as well as being an ENERGY STAR® partner.
Formawall Dimension Series and Versawall® exterior metal panels are Cradle-to-Cradle Silver certified and the EcoScreen™ perforated screenwall product was recently certified Cradle-to-Cradle Gold. The certification process is currently underway for their new Formawall® Graphix Series. This certification process, administered by McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry (MBDC), evaluates a material or product’s ingredients – and the complete formulation for human and environmental health impacts throughout its lifecycle – as well as its potential for being truly recycled or safely composted.
INNOVATIVE ROOF AND WALL SYSTEMS
Celebrating its 100-year history, CENTRIA was formed by combining the experience of E.G. Smith, Steelite and H.H. Robertson 10 years ago. Now, CENTRIA is planning for the next century and stands ready to provide the innovative solutions and advancements in wall and roof system design and technology necessary to meet the increasing demands of architects, owners and contractors for better materials, value, performance and longer life cycles.
Since 1906, CENTRIA professionals have provided quality products and service for architectural and construction firms worldwide. Headquartered in Moon Township, PA, near Pittsburgh, CENTRIA’s production facilities are located in Ambridge, PA; Cambridge, Ohio; Frankfort, KY; and Sheridan, Ark.
CENTRIA International provides worldwide access to CENTRIA’s advanced technologies and products, plus construction support and project supervision. CENTRIA International’s sales offices are situated in Dortmund, Germany – serving Central Europe; Dubai, UAE – serving the Middle East; and Shanghai – serving Asia and the Pacific.
Products and Services
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New National Stadium, Tokyo
Mercury City Tower
CENTRIA Architectural Systems announces the launch of BIM objects representing its Formawall Dimension Series wall system. These BIM objects are available to the architectural community through the e-CENTRIA portal located at www.CENTRIA.com and can be found in the details section under the FormaRead more
CENTRIA announces the recent hire of Janice Citeroni as marketing specialist. Janice will be responsible for marketing efforts - including marketing collateral development and public relations efforts - for CENTRIA Services Group, and their new technologies including Eco Sound Barrier, invelope aRead more
CENTRIA recently introduced a new brochure, "EcoCENTRIA", which highlights the company's long history and involvement in the sustainability movement and details the benefits it and its customers have realised through sustainable practices and environmental stewardship. Rick Brow, direcRead more
Centria, an industry leader in architectural metal wall and roof systems, introduces a newly re-designed 2009 product catalogue. In addition to providing architects with detailed information about Centria's existing product lines, such as Formawall® Dimension Series®, Versawall® / Versapanel®, FoRead more
Centria has introduced SolarCrest™, a line of superior solar roof systems that will help reduce building costs and increase the value of the finished structure over time. Ultimately, SolarCrest will aid in sustaining and protecting the environment by providing a highly effectiveRead more
Centria has introduced Versacor Ultra, new high-build coatings that offer enhanced protection against harsh climatic or environmental conditions. Compared with most thin-film architectural coatings, Versacor Ultra coatings provide a 3mm-thick Versacor Ultra barrier coat primer over theRead more
CENTRIA introduces Formawall PE, a pressure equalized vertical seal plate for CENTRIA’s horizontal Formawall® Dimension Series® and Formawall Graphix Series exterior metal wall panels. “CENTRIA’s Formawall panels have always offered architects a complete wall system wiRead more
CENTRIA will be featured in a new employee benefits best practices guide from the Principal Financial Group® entitled 'The Formula for Success', which tells stories of how and why CENTRIA continues to remain committed to employee benefits in the best and worst of economic times. “Read more
CENTRIA introduces MetalWrap, an innovative backup system alternative designed specifically for CENTRIA Profile Series and FormaBond® metal wall systems. This new foam-insulated composite backup system offers superior air, water, vapor and thermal protection while also helping to reduce consRead more
CENTRIA, an industry leader in architectural metal wall and roof systems, has unveiled its latest innovative project — a new corporate website and portal. The new public website, www.CENTRIA.com, has improved functionality and capabilities that will better serve visitors (particularly architects)Read more
CENTRIA, in conjunction with the American Institute of Architects (AIA), has developed a continuing education program for architects and designers about the use of metal walls in building envelope systems. "As a leader in the architectural metal wall and roof industry, CENTRIA is excitRead more
CENTRIA has introduced two new IW Series panel profiles: IW-12A and IW-15A. The unique characteristics of each panel allow for more design options. These new IW Series panels may be used interchangeably with any of the additional ten IW Series panel choices. "Architects and contractorsRead more
CENTRIA has been awarded the 2008 Shades of Green Leadership Awards in the business category presented by the Green Building Alliance (GBA). The GBA is a nonprofit organization that supports the use of green buildings and green building products in Western Pa. The awards recognize the efforts ofRead more
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