SPRINGDALE, AR — Central States Manufacturing, Inc., renowned for its metal building components, roofing, and buildings, has embarked on a significant expansion with the groundbreaking of its new state-of-the-art facility in Springdale, Arkansas. Scheduled for November 16th, the ceremony will mark a major milestone in the company’s history and its ongoing commitment to the region.
The 105,000-square-foot plant is a testament to the company’s growth and dedication to innovation. “This expansion reflects our ongoing commitment to delivering top-quality products and services,” said Jim Sliker, CEO of Central States Manufacturing. The facility is not just a business expansion but also a boon for the community, promising to create 55 jobs for new employee-owners in 2025, with a long-term economic investment exceeding $24 million.
Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders lauded the project, acknowledging the positive impact on Arkansas’ booming economy. Similarly, Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse emphasized the facility’s role in enhancing the city’s industrial sector and job growth. The new plant is strategically located in one of the region’s most active industrial areas, further bolstered by the city’s major road widening project.
Central States Manufacturing prides itself on its 100% employee ownership model, a cornerstone of its business philosophy for 35 years. The company serves a wide range of clients, including over 6,000 commercial, architectural, post frame, and residential contractors across the United States. This expansion is a continuation of their commitment to quality, innovation, and customer satisfaction.
The new facility’s state-of-the-art technology, including advanced welding equipment, underscores Central States’ commitment to productivity, efficiency, and environmental responsibility. Metal, recognized for its sustainability, aligns with the company’s ethos for eco-friendly building solutions.
Deeply rooted in Northwest Arkansas, Central States Manufacturing maintains a strong community presence, supporting local organizations like Make-a-Wish and Northwest Arkansas Children’s Shelter. The company’s motto, “We live here, we work here, we serve here,” reflects its enduring commitment to the communities it serves.