Category: News

Ceiling Sytems is now Interior Supply

Earlier this year Interior Supply, Inc. purchased Ceiling Systems.

Since 1988, Interior Supply has followed a service-first philosophy, which has helped contractors, architects and designers meet their interior building product and construction material needs. We are pleased to bring Ceiling Systems into our organization. This strengthens our sales team, raising the standards for our competitors to meet.

To learn more about Interior Supply, please visit our corporate website.

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Ohio Grid Games 2015

CSD Cleveland proudly announces a customer appreciation evening featuring Armstrong Grid Games on June 25th.  The event and games sign up will begin at 2pm.  The competition will begin at 3:30pm.  Please come out and enjoy food and drink with your favorite material supplier!  Take your chances on door prizes and raffles!

Grid Games 1st Place Prize: $1000.00

2nd Place: $500.00

Please review the Grid Games Flyer and contact Gene Johnson at the Cleveland branch for more information!


You don’t want to miss the games!


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Grid Games 2015

On May 21, 2105 CSD Pittsburgh will play host to the Armstrong Grid Games.  Teams of two will compete against the clock for great prizes and for bragging rights as the best ceiling installer in the region. This event will be a great opportunity for each company to show off their best work. The event will coincide with a customer appreciation night for all of our customers and vendors.  Participation in the competition is not necessary for attendance.


1st PLACE: $1,000.00


2nd PLACE: $500.00


Please fill out the CSD grid games sign up sheet and return it to CSD to register your team!

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact George Strasbaugh at the Pittsburgh office.  We hope to see you at the games!


Grid Games Instruction Video:


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Happy New Year!

Now that the New Year is upon us we wish you all the good fortune that will turn your hard work from 2014 into success and profits in 2015. As you become more focused and engaged on your 2015 projects please remember that CSD is here to help. Please note:
•We have made major improvements in our job quoting and job tracking systems. These improvements will help the turnaround time for quoting prices on specials in the same time sequence as standard materials. Now, you can rely on CSD for their understanding and grasp of the hard specs that no one else can quote on time. It is a standard procedure for CSD.
•We have ordered three new trucks. These improvements will help the turnaround time for getting material on site.
•You are an important part of our success. We want to continue to prove the importance of that partnership in 2015.

So as you turn your attention to best practices and strategies that will increase your chances for a successful 2015 campaign, think CSD. While you ratchet up your individual focus on projects and opportunities, please let us know how we can help you to begin the year strong. Don’t forget we are available for same day quotes and submittals. If you need material, we can deliver within 48 hours. Please reach us here on the website or give us a call! CSD is ready and willing to help you achieve success in any way we can. Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to hearing from you soon.

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The Great CSD Grid Contest Open House

Please join us on Monday, October 13th for an Open House and grid contest at our Pittsburgh location.  The festivities will begin at 3pm with the contest set to start at 4pm.  The first place team will receive 4 Steelers tickets!  There will be prizes for the runner ups as well as several great door prizes.

Competition Rules:

Teams of two will compete in a timed drywall grid installation.  In addition, each team will be judged on their finished product.  There will be time added for incorrect installations.


We hope to see all of you on Monday for food, fun, and competition!





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The Leaves are Turning

Now that the fall season is upon us we are engaged in all the great things the season has to offer.

  • We are in back to school mode with our families
  • We are tailgating in the anticipation that our favorite teams will win whether it be high school, college, or the pros.
  • The Halloween Holiday brings in fall displays full of pumpkins, gourds, and ghosts.  Then it is on to Thanksgiving!

Most important, for our businesses, we are now focused on the fourth quarter.  As you turn your attention to best practices and strategies that will increase your chances for a successful finish, think CSD.  While you ratchet up your individual focus on projects and opportunities, please let us know how we can help you to finish the year strong.  Don’t forget we are available for same day quotes and submittals.  If you need material, we can deliver within 48 hours.  Please reach us here on the website or give us a call! CSD is ready and willing to help you achieve success in any way we can.  Thank you for your support throughout the year and we look forward to hearing from you soon.


Jim Cauley


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A Message from the Executive Vice President

Customers, Specifiers & Friends,

It pleases me to introduce the new CSD Website.  I hope it offers you an effective and convenient way to access information regarding our company, our products and our services.  CSD has built a strong market position based on the quality of our people and their ability to offer top brand-named products with outstanding service.  This combination of products and services has made CSD the market leader in ceilings, engineered metal framing, drywall and insulation.

As you navigate through our new site please note the different features that we now offer, such as:

  • Project References
  • Submittal & Product Data
  • Online Quote Requests
  • LEED/AP information
  • Up to date news and information on our industry and company

I want to thank our customers, our supplier partners, specifiers and designers for helping CSD become the market leader.  Without your help it would not have been possible.  Please stay tuned for exciting new product information and promotional events coming soon from CSD.

Jim Cauley
Executive Vice President

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Summer’s here!

Summer is upon us and it is an exciting time at CSD. Along with the abundance of humidity, CSD is offering hot pricing on an expanded line of products. Long known as the go to supplier for ceilings, metal and drywall, CSD is now your source for nearly all of your construction needs. Our warehouse is overflowing with everything you need to ensure your site is ICRA compliant… from floor coverings to HEPA filters think CSD! We now carry a full line of Beiwer lumber products, including Dricon, the best fire treated lumber on the market. CSD can meet any of your lumber framing and blocking needs.

Just in time for the summer, Armstrong has released a new product line. In the new Calla line, we now offer several colors of acoustic ceiling tile as standard. Why pay more and wait for long lead times for that custom look you desire? Call CSD instead. Cirrus, Optima and Ultima along with standard grid items are now available in the sizes you want through the new FastSize program, cutting the price and lead time for custom sized ceilings. Also, there are several new architectural concept items such as Infusions and MetalWorks Blades along with more options for standard Formations Kits. With Armstrong and CSD, you can keep your designs and projects on the cutting edge of the industry!

Keep checking back for more news and products!

Check out Armstrong’s New Summer 2014 Product Line 

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Calla —the smoothest mineral fiber ceiling panel available

CSD now carries the latest smooth mineral fiber ceiling panels, Calla from Armstrong. A Calla ceiling has the monolithic visual of drywall with easy access to the plenum. Calla is available in white and now in Colorations, 13 standard colors. Made-to-order Sherwin-Williams colors also available. Create a totally integrated system using Colorations with 9/16″ Suprafine(r) suspension systems and Axiom(r) trim. Calla also offers: sound absorption (NRC) and sound blocking (CAC), high light-reflectance, and 68% recycled content. Upgrade your interior by taking a closer look at Calla.

Learn more about Calla at Armstrong

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Armstrong FastSize program

Ultima Armstrong

CSD now offers the Armstrong FastSize program which can give your project factory finished ceiling panels and suspension systems available in one-carton minimums, shipped fast.

Now you can specify the right size factory finished panels and suspension systems for your ceiling design to ensure you get the finished visual you want. Eliminate inconsistent field-modified panels and grid. Available ceiling panels include Ultima, Optima, Optima Capz and Cirrus. The Suspension Systems included in the program are Prelude & Suprafine, Interlude, Silhouette. With this new FastSize program CSD and Armstrong can help you cut down those leads times and deliver what you need.

Learn more at Armstrong

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