New ECB Elevated Column Base Ready for Multifamily Residential Construction

As part of an expanding portfolio of multifamily residential solutions, we’re excited to introduce the Simpson Strong-Tie® ECB elevated column base. The ECB makes it simple to add a waterproofing layer when installing solid sawn posts or hollow columns. It’s perfect for construction of stacked balconies in multifamily housing, or whenever a post is being used to support an awning or roof.   Continue reading “New ECB Elevated Column Base Ready for Multifamily Residential Construction”

Edge-Tie™ System Brings Adjustable, Bolted Cladding Connections to Steel Construction

Like our customers, Simpson Strong-Tie is always looking for innovative ways to design and build safer, stronger structures. That’s why we’re excited to introduce the Edge-Tie system for curtain-wall and cladding connections in structural steel construction.

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A Standing Innovation: Fastening Wood to Steel Just Got Easier

If you’ve ever spent a few hours working on your hands and knees to drill holes and drive screws, you know how time consuming and tedious it can be. Now, imagine spending consecutive weeks, months or even years fastening wood planks to steel on a manufacturing production line. For technicians who operate hand tools several hours each day, labor-intensive work often can be strenuous, inefficient and subject to ongoing concerns about quality and safety.

We’re all ready for a smarter way to get the job done.

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