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    • LGS wall section oversail

    Spotlight on Over-Sail Movement Clip Connectors

    Over-sail projects require a variety of connectors which provide a load path from the over-sail structure to the primary structure for: • Wind loads • Seismic loads • Dead loads Movement clip connectors enable the structural building frame to deflect independently of the over-sail configuration. Fixed clip connectors support the dead load of an over-sail structure from the structural frame. These have the added…

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    • LGS frame

    The Light Gauge Steel Solution

    We're all set set to provide the steel frame construction industry with performance tested connectors and fixings with the release of our brand new 2021 Connectors for Light Gauge Steel catalogue. Created for suppliers, architects, engineers, erectors, and contractors alike, the new catalogue makes it easy to specify project-appropriate LGS connector solutions, with robust product pages including detailed features and benefits, technical data and…

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    • CPD seminar online

    Building Safer Structures CPD Now Available Online!

    Alongside a wealth of technical information, the seminar covers innovative connector solutions for timber, masonry and steel construction projects, including; CLT connectors and fasteners Timber racking solutions I-Joist hole support Engineered straps for roofs and floors Concealed beam connectors EC5 ready connectors Chemical anchors and resins Examples of good and bad installations. The new online format is already a hit with attendees, including recent…

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    • clt web

    Simpson Strong-Tie Launches Cross-Laminated Timber range with Connectors, Fasteners and Technical Support.

    Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors, fasteners and building solutions, has launched a comprehensive offering of regulated and quality tested connectors and fasteners to serve the growing demand for CLT construction in our all NEW ‘’Connector & Fasteners for CLT Construction Catalogue’’. Backed by a robust product range and distribution system, along with first-rate service, support, and training, the collection of versatile,…

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    Business Update from Simpson Strong-Tie.

    We know you are receiving many emails from companies regarding the coronavirus, but we want to address your questions about how COVID-19 is affecting our business, specifically our ability to manufacture and ship our products. We are open for business and orders will be processed as efficiently as possible. However, we are taking several safety precautions to ensure the safety of our employees and…

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    • premium fasteners catalogue

    Premium Fasteners Catalogue Hits The Shelves

    Europe’s leading range of superior nails and screws includes stainless steel, structural and collated options. “We’re excited to launch our new Premium Fasteners product collection” explains Jesper Hebbelstrup – European Fasteners Product Manager. “Quality and reliability is our top priority. The fastening system you choose is as important as the materials and finishing touches; cheap nails and screws can cause decking to loosen over…

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    Coronavirus and Business Impact

    We know you are receiving many emails from companies regarding the coronavirus, but we want to address your questions about how COVID-19 is affecting our business, specifically our ability to manufacture and ship our products. To date, we have experienced minimal impact to our manufacturing operations and are not aware of any specific disruptions to any of our shipping providers. We are open for…

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    • Quik Drive Viral Video OTT

    Quik Drive Goes Viral!

    The video produced by trade media giant On The Tools, stars a floor fitter struggling under pressure to “get the job done” and demonstrates the Quik Drive’s impressive advantages - unparalleled speed and accuracy – over conventional screw driving systems. “It’s an exciting time for us with the release of our new video - the response has been incredible.” says Phil Chambers, UK Quik…

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    The Award-Winning Quik Drive® Goes PREMIUM

    Simpson Strong-Tie® is excited to announce that from Friday 13th March, Quik Drive owners will be set for life, with the introduction of the all-new limited lifetime warranty on all purchases. The Quik Drive collated screw system provides a significantly faster way to install screws, and there’s a kit to suit just about every application - from drywall installation to mezzanine floor construction and…

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    • Rusty Industry News - Avoid The Rust

    Industry News: Don’t Let Rusty Ruin Your Render!

    Simpson Strong-Tie Sales Director Jon Head explains: “We only recommend the use of stainless steel or PVCu products for external applications. Galvanised steel beads should not be used externally. Although it’s generally known for its corrosion-resistant properties, galvanised steel can react with the chemical components in render, which will lead to quality issues, from unsightly rust stains, to the degradation of the bead and…

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    • Do What You Can Day 2019 Kingsbury Water Park 9

    Do What You Can Day 2019

    The annual event was inspired by our company founder Barc Simpson's Nine Principles of Business, which explain his philosophy about what makes a company successful. Barc said "It is our responsibility to reach out, in whatever manner we can to support others... Look for small ways to give back every day. Help out your neighbour, make time for others, do what you can." Kingsbury…

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    • Simpson Strong-Tie Apprentice introduction

    Apprentices Shine at Simpson Strong-Tie

    In October we welcomed three future apprentices from LEMA, an apprenticeship programme which helps engineering and manufacturing companies across the West Midlands to meet their workforce requirements. Following a full health and safety induction Charlie, Cameron and Tyler each worked with our Maintenance team for two days, servicing machinery and making and drilling connectors. As well as hands-on work experience, the apprentices gained valuable…

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    • system update news

    Server Update

    To all customers, This will mean, on this day, we will not have access to any phones or computers systems, including emails. We will not be able to accept any orders or despatch anything on this day. Therefore, to allow us to give you the level of service you are used to please can you do your upmost to place all orders: Monday to…

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    Introducing Our Brand New 2020 Catalogue: Connectors for Timber and Masonry Construction

    Designed to make it simpler for builders, engineers and architects to select the right product for their requirements, the catalogue boasts our widest range of products to date. Alongside the UK’s largest collection of connectors for timber and masonry construction, sit numerous new products, including the GPC, Gable Panel Connector, which solves the problem of the connection detail between the masonry wall, the wall…

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    • Quik Drive Fasteners Exhibition

    Award Winning Quik Drive Wows at Fasteners Fair

    The team, led by National Quik Drive Manager Phil Chambers, manned the busy stand, where visitors were keen to test out Quik Drive’s efficient performance for themselves. Quik Drive auto-feed screw driving system is a significantly faster way to install screws. With a wide range of fittings there’s a kit to suit every app from sub-flooring, underlayment and mezzanine flooring to plasterboard, cement-board and…

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