How does CENTRIA continuously engineer and manufacture the world’s most advanced building envelope wall and roof panels, integrated components and coating systems? The pursuit of excellence has been central to the success and growth of CENTRIA and its predecessor companies — H.H. Robertson, E.G. Smith and Steelite — from the very beginning.
For over 100 years, CENTRIA has successfully navigated tremendous change throughout the building products industry. We’ve been able to do this by being innovators, continuously relying on the most advanced technology to develop unique products that further the art of commercial architecture. CENTRIA's foundation is built on years of product and design innovation. Explore some of our most important milestones throughout a century of innovation.
H.H. Robertson launches a revolutionary construction products company.
The popularity of H.H. Robertson products lead to the opening of the company's first international factory in the U.K.
The E.G. Smith Company is established in Emsworth, PA with its own architectural coating line.
Steelite is born, a manufacturer of light-gauge steel trusses and corrugated metal panels.
E.G. Smith Company launches its own insulated foam composite wall system.
The engineering expertise, fabrication capability, and construction experience of three industry leaders are merged to form CENTRIA.
CENTRIA launches Formawall Dimension Series, the first architectural insulated composite wall system to provide variable panel thickness, multiple reveal depths and a variety of panel profiles.
Concept Series rainscreen panels are introduced, offering a concealed fastener system that represents a giant leap forward in the industry of mass-customization.
CENTRIA launches Formawall Graphix Series insulated metal panels, allowing architects to create interesting visual effects with dynamic reveal placement.
The MetalWrap insulated composite backup panel system makes its debut with an economical single-panel design for virtually any exterior cladding.
CENTRIA launches the Cascade metal panel system, combining soft curves with deep ribs for a unique play of shadow and light inspired by nature.
CENTRIA introduces the Intercept modular metal panel system with versatile design features and excellent rainscreen performance, bringing unique modular designs to life.
Formawall insulated metal panels with halogen-free foam is launched, introducing the next chapter in sustainability.