Industry Announcements

Simpson Strong-Tie has developed the new blog to discuss issues of special interest or importance to building professionals.

QuickTie Systems works very closely with all of our stakeholders – builders, general contractors, framers, installers, engineers, architects, lumber yards and distributors – to maintain strong relationships and ensure successful projects and ventures.

SBCA’s primary mission is to be the voice of the structural building components industry. In today’s world, one of the most powerful tools the association has to accomplish that mission is its website:

The Topical Library system pre-sorts the most valuable resources on a subject and arranges them into four main categories for easy navigation.

Allen Holt Gwyn, civic leader and nationally-renowned construction lawyer, arbitrator and mediator, passed away Monday, September 18, 2017.

The fifth annual Pro Tool Innovation Awards were judged, and three DAP® products including DynaGrip® Heavy Duty Max and ALEX Plus® and ALEX Flex® Spackling were chosen as Winners.

Simpson Strong-Tie announces that it has expanded production of its truss connector plates as part of the company’s strategy to better serve its customers with increased efficiencies in product manufacturing and delivery.

Phyllis Caroline Schwartz (February 23, 1922-September 25, 2017) was born in Chicago just one year and six months after the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment.

On September 28 and 29 three members of Structural Building Component Association’s (SBCA) Executive Committee and three members of the Truss Plate Institute’s (TPI) Board of Directors met in Atlanta to discuss realigning various scopes of work and responsibilities.

Once the industry bounced back and Jared Dix found himself looking to start a career, he decided the industry actually looked like a lot of fun and also needed some youthful perspective.