Simpson Strong-Tie News

    • deckmark plus

    Quik Drive First for DeckMark

    We are pleased to announce that our Quik Drive collated screw system has become the first ever tool to be awarded DeckMark® Plus accreditation from the Timber Decking and Cladding Association, joining its range of CE marked decking and cladding fixings. DeckMark® is a quality assurance and performance scheme run by the Timber Decking and Cladding Association, the recognised authority on all matters that…

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    • Bead and Mesh Brochure

    2016 Bead and Mesh Catalogue

    This summer we are releasing a new catalogue dedicated to our range of bead and mesh products for the professional plasterer. Covering a high quality range of galvanised, stainless steel and PVCu products, and fully tested CE marked items, the catalogue also features handy hints and tips for fixings and installation, for a smooth and professional finish whatever the environment. Sales Director Jon Head…

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    • Architectural Plans

    3D CAD Models Available

    Architects and building designers can now produce drawings even faster, with 2D and 3D CAD models of the SImpson Strong-Tie connector range now available to download. Formats include DWG, SAT and also XML. CAD product models can be accessed via the Drawings tab on product pages on this website.

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    • Nails and screws brochure

    Well Fixed for Fastenings

    This Spring we're releasing an all new ‘Nails and Screws’ brochure. Featuring a host of new products, the Nails and Screws edition consists of four sections: structural screws, corrosion resistant fastenings, Quik Drive collated screw systems and fastenings for use with construction connectors. As the range has been fully tested and CE marked, the brochure also includes mechanical properties as well as loading and…

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    Structural Screws without Equal

    Available in lengths up to 400mm, the ETA approved structural screw range includes washer head and countersunk options suitable for all manner of timber construction technologies including: Timber Frame Cross Laminated Timber Structural Insulated Panels (SIP) Glulam They are also an excellent method for joining I-joists or trusses to act as a single member - and all without the need to pre-drill the timber.…

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    • CPD Motif

    CPD Rolls out to Ireland

    Celebrating 60 years in the design and manufacture of innovative connector solutions for the construction industry, the UK’s leading manufacturer, Simpson Strong-Tie is taking its CPD accredited seminars to new heights across the UK and Ireland in 2016, as it's now registered with 'Engineers Ireland'. The culmination of decades of product development and shaped by feedback received by our technical support team from builders…

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    • Simpson Strong-Tie Post Base Range

    Post Base Range Expansion

    With the launch the nw PPRC, the SimpsonStrong-Tie line up of postbases is now the widest in the UK. It includes: ABW A light duty post base with a 25m standoff. The ABW allows adustment of the post after fitting. CPT The CPT neat 'fin' design which is completely concealed within the post, making it the perfect choice where a discrete connection is needed.…

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  • DIY UK

    Simpson Strong-Tie is now turning it's expertise to the DIY audience, with the DIY Utility Kit. With almost 60 years experience in structural connectors, Simpson Strong-Tie now has a product range for the DIY audience - the DIY Utility Kit. Featuring a set of 8 specially designed connectors which bring three sections of timber together to form a perfect corner, there's no need for…

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    Online Connector Selector

    The Simpson Strong-Tie European Connector Selector is a program that rapidly selects all the connector options for your particular application in whichever country of Europe you are operating. It also includes a wide range of fasteners that are suitable for use in structural connections. Main Features and Benefits: Solutions for a wide range of connectors including key structural products such as Joist and Roof…

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    • newsmasonryties

    New Range of Stainless Masonry Ties

    CE marked and manufactured from austenitic stainless steel (for a much longer lifespan), the new range includes: Tangle-free type 2 and type 4 wires ties (WTS) Screw wall starter ties (WST) Cavity wall ties (CWT) Cavity frame ties (FTC) Debonding strip ties (DBST) To compliment them is a plastic insulation retaining clip (IRC). Available in bulk quantity boxes or handy bags of 10 or…

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  • Builders Metalwork in Your Pocket

    Available from a Simpson Strong-Tie stockist near you - the 2015 Pocket Guide. Updated with our new range of masonry wall ties, the Pocket Guide is the handy way to fnd out whch connector the builder needs to get the job done. And it really does fit in your pocket, on the dashboard, in your tool bag... Visit the builders metalwork section of your…

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    • SST Vans Hit the Road

    Merchandising Team Hits the Road

    To further support its customers, Simpson Strong-Tie has expanded its nationwide merchandising team with the recruitment of a new member: Danny Cawthra, who will be responsible for the Midlands. The team has also been kitted out with all new vans, complete with Simpson Strong-Tie livery. Marketing Manager Chris Sanders explains: “we have the largest team of merchandisers in our sector and between them they…

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    • C-14UK Catalogue

    New 2014 Edition Catalogue

    In addition to the UK's widest range of construction connectors this edition also includes our range for structural screws (for connecting multiple timber plies of just about any type) as well as chemical and mechanical fixings for concrete. What's New? Structural Screws (ESCR/SDW) Mechanical and Chemical Anchor System Glulam Products Expanded Post Bases section Metal Web Hanger Dedicated Section Index of DoP references by…

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    • jhead

    New Appointment: Sales Director

    Simpson Strong-Tie is pleased to announce the appointment of Jon Head to the newly created role of Sales Director - Connectors. No stranger to the construction industry, Jon spent a number of years as a Regional Manager for Simpson Strong-Tie, helping Builders merchants in the South West of England grow sales of building connectors. More recently, as Head of the Engineered Products Division, he…

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    • kingsgate orig 2

    A PEFC World First

    To achieve this, a building has to use a minimum of 70% PEFC-certified material, with the rest from approved controlled sources. Main contractor Willmott Dixon used prefabricated structural CLT (cross laminated timber) panels from supplied by KLH UK, which included performance tested brackets and fixings from the SImpson Strong-Tie range. Kingsgate House is actually 96.5% PEFC timber. Simpson Strong-Tie produced used include: AKR, E…

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