DIY a Fastener-Connected Built-in Bookshelf with The Awesome Orange

We worked with Sadie Mae John aka The Awesome Orange to transform her wall space into an adjustable bookshelf that fits the needs of her room. Not only does it look amazing, but she utilized our Strong-Drive CSV construction screws to build it. We think it turned out great and we can’t wait to see what other projects she has in store.  Continue reading “DIY a Fastener-Connected Built-in Bookshelf with The Awesome Orange”

How the Finance Team Has Fun and Stays Humble

One of our core company values is “Have Fun, Be Humble”. Our finance team-  work hard to make sure that everything and everyone gets paid.  Simpson Strong-Tie Billing Specialist Maria shares what the dynamic financial team is responsible for at our company and how her team makes time to bond and have fun together. 

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DIY: Building a Deck with Simpson Strong-Tie Hardware and Deck Planner Software

Upgrading your backyard with a deck? Learn how influencer Mandy Furrow aka Houseonmillandhill used our Deck Planner Software™ to design the deck of her dreams. From her computer screen to her backyard, follow along as she takes you through her first deck project.  

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Simpson Strong-Tie Viet Nam Celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival

Simpson Strong-Tie Viet Nam is excited to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival — an event that people throughout Asia enjoy celebrating with their family and friends. Learn more about this festival and some traditional festivities our Viet Nam team partakes in to celebrate this holiday. 

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Building a Dream DIY Chicken-Coop and Shed with Fletcher Creek Cottage

We teamed up with Dena of Fletcher Creek Cottage to bring her dream of a combination chickencoop shed to life. Below, she explains how she brought her plans to life with the help of Simpson Strong-Tie hardware. 

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Not a Bus Stop: How Simpson Strong-Tie is Modernizing Communication and Recruitment Platforms to Reach Younger Generations

No matter where you are or where you want to be, we have a place for you. As our founder once said, “It’s not a bus stop, it’s a career.” Simpson Strong-Tie Senior HR Systems Analyst Sinduri Adepu shares why we’re a place where you can connect, create and build your career.

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How To Build a Sofa Bed with Joana Bianchi

This piece of furniture serves a dual purpose providing a comfortable place to sit during the day and an extra bed when entertaining overnight guests. DIYer Joana will take you through the Simpson Strong-Tie hardware she used and the process of building this sofa bed. Continue reading “How To Build a Sofa Bed with Joana Bianchi”

The 2022 Simpson Strong-Tie Scholarship Student Trip 

Each year, Simpson Strong-Tie provides scholarships to students studying in the engineering field. Besides the scholarship, we also offer an all-expensespaid trip to the Bay Area to tour our lab, meet our engineers and do a bit of sightseeing. Training Coordinator Sam Marcoux discusses this year’s scholarship trip and reports from the students about their experience.  

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Simpson Strong-Tie Build with Habitat for Humanity MidOhio

Marshall Cunningham, Technical Support Representative at our branch in Columbus, Ohio, partnered with Habitat for Humanity MidOhio to coordinate a build week in January 2022 for thirty Simpson Strong-Tie employees. Together Simpson Strong-Tie, Habitat for Humanity MidOhio, and the Osman and Ali family dedicated a week to help build a new home for this wonderful family. With the help of many volunteers (and Simpson Strong-Tie connectors!), this dream home turned into a reality.   Continue reading “Simpson Strong-Tie Build with Habitat for Humanity MidOhio”

A 20-Year Workweek

At Simpson Strong-Tie, we believe that Everybody Matters, no matter your role, and we treat coworkers like family. So it’s not uncommon for employees to stay with the company for years or even decades. In this article, a 20-year veteran, Sam Marcoux, reflects on his Simpson Strong-Tie journey so far.  

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