On Jan. 31 at the 2023 International Builders’ Show, CertainTeed unveiled its new brand identity. This milestone represents a major paradigm shift for the manufacturer – reinforcing its customer-focused, comprehensive offering of light and sustainable building solutions and systems. The new chapter emphasizes the company’s category leadership – strengthening how the North American manufacturer positions, supports and educates building professionals on its products, which include roofing, siding, ceilings, insulation and gypsum solutions for the residential and commercial market.
“As a leader at the forefront of the building sector, we recognized an opportunity to evolve how our customers specify our products,” said CertainTeed CEO Mark Rayfield. “We’re taking ‘one-stop shop’ to the next level by serving as a preferred source for cohesive systems and complementary products that not only help builders grow their reputation but make it easier than ever to deliver on what matters most: performance, sustainability and longevity.”
At the foundation of this evolution: CertainTeed’s deep, industry-leading knowledge in building science – an intelligent systems-based approach to build for optimum performance, energy efficiency and comfort. A team of building science experts serves as trusted advisors to ensure the solutions and their coordinating products will successfully meet the needs of each job. “Rethinking how we build requires embracing how each element of a home’s construction can collectively maximize its performance and comfort,” Rayfield said. “Our building science team makes the specification process easier – eliminating any guesswork that can often come when building professionals are exploring multiple options to increase a building’s performance and sustainability.”
Unveiling this new era for CertainTeed at the 2023 International Builders’ Show will introduce more than 40,000 building professionals to the new brand through a robust on-site digital marketing campaign and a full overhaul to their 3,000-square-foot booth, which will bring the manufacturer’s building solutions to life through hands-on immersive installations – each staffed by CertainTeed’s building science experts. “Our rebrand and launch of One CertainTeed has been some time in the making, and we’re thrilled to kick off the rebrand at our industry’s biggest trade show,” said Ebeth Pitman, CertainTeed Director of Marketing Communications. “At a time when working efficiently – both on the job site and off – has never been more important, we’re confident that our approach will be a labor-saving resource while also giving builders a competitive edge.”
Elements created for the rebranding to-date include:
- New Logo and Visual Identity: The new visual identity is inspired by the creative ritual of reviewing and selecting materials in the early stages of construction or remodeling. Logo details, such as the cartouche, borrowed from the logo of parent company Saint-Gobain, serve as a subtle nod to their connection, while the interlocking pattern acknowledges CertainTeed as an interdependent collective of connections – both in its work, its communities and our planet.
- New Market Mission: “Futurebuilt” – expressing the company’s resolve to building a more sustainable, comfortable and safer future.
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