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. 

Continue reading “How the Finance Team Has Fun and Stays Humble”

An Empowering Women’s Build with Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley

Staying true to Barclay’s core values, Simpson Strong-Tie gives back to local communities where its employees live and work. One example is our partnership with Habitat for Humanity. Find out how some of our employees felt after participating in a recent Women’s Leadership Build.

Continue reading “An Empowering Women’s Build with Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley”

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. 

Continue reading “Simpson Strong-Tie Viet Nam Celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival”

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”

What Relentless Customer Focus Means to Our McKinney Inside Sales Team

At Simpson Strong-Tie we’re proud to be known for our relentless customer focus. In fact, it’s literally one of our nine company values.  We want to introduce you to some of the men and women who live that value daily.  Today we’re taking you to our McKinney, Texas branch to meet members of our Inside Sales team who oversee customer service. We’re happy to share their stories on what “Relentless Customer Service” means and their individual journeys at Simpson Strong-Tie.  

Continue reading “What Relentless Customer Focus Means to Our McKinney Inside Sales Team”

Discussing Simpson Strong-Tie Work Culture on the TED WorkLife Podcast

Adam Grant, an organizational psychologist and bestselling author, recently featured Simpson Strong-Tie Vice President of Engineering Annie Kao on his TED original podcast WorkLife. Adam and Annie were joined by Berkeley Haas Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Jenny Chatman (full disclosure, she’s a member of Simpson Manufacturing’s Board of Directors) to discuss “The 4 Deadly Sins of Work Culture.”  Continue reading “Discussing Simpson Strong-Tie Work Culture on the TED WorkLife Podcast”

Putting Our People First — How We Foster Employee Safety at the Simpson Strong-Tie McKinney Branch

In the following post, Adam Martin, the Simpson Strong-Tie Environmental Health and Safety Manager at McKinney, TX, delves into how his branch implements professional safety guidelines. 

Continue reading “Putting Our People First — How We Foster Employee Safety at the Simpson Strong-Tie McKinney Branch”

Everybody Matters: Safety Never Takes a Holiday

June is National Safety Month, but at Simpson Strong-Tie, safety never takes a day off. We’re at it all year, day in and day out. The motto of the Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) department is “Keep Us Strong,” and that’s exactly what we strive to do. At Simpson Strong-Tie, safety comes first. One of Barc’s Nine Principles of Business is “Everybody Matters,” and this is truly supported by our team’s dedication to the safety of our employees, as well as making products that build stronger, safer structures for our customers. 

Continue reading “Everybody Matters: Safety Never Takes a Holiday”

Simpson Strong-Tie’s 2021 Annual Do What You Can Day

When November comes aroundmany Americans think of Thanksgiving, gratitude, and opportunities to give backOur company has a longstanding tradition created by Simpson Strong-Tie founder, Barclay Simpson, that ties into one of the company values #8: Give Back.  Every year in November, Simpson Strong-Tie celebrates giving back with our Do What You Can DayOn that day, our branches organize employee activities partnering with charitable nonprofits. Our many branches and warehouses stepped up this year and did their part in supporting their communities. Check out our employees’ efforts and look at the various projects they participated in for this Do What You Can Day.   Continue reading “Simpson Strong-Tie’s 2021 Annual Do What You Can Day”

An App That Keeps Giving: How I Do What I Can 

Our company values are defined by the nine principles of our founder, Barclay Simpson. The eighth principle is “Give Back.” According to Barclay it reflects the idea that “we’re all connected in some way and are all part of a greater community. It’s important to make what impact you can – you may not have the financial means that others might have but whatever you can do, do it. Look for small ways to give back every day.” Dena Lee, a Customer Service Representative from our Stockton branch, has taken that value to heart. She shared with us why this is her favorite value and how she applies it to her personal life.

Continue reading “An App That Keeps Giving: How I Do What I Can “