In the summer of 1956, Barclay Simpson’s doorbell rang. A neighbor had stopped by to ask if he could make a product to connect the ends of 2×4’s for a roof. Barclay replied, “Of course!” So he sat down with his plant foreman, developed some rough sketches, and used a punch press to create his first joist hanger.
Today, Simpson Strong-Tie is the world leader in structural products solutions that not only help their customers, but help make structures safer and stronger. The company is recognized as the genuine connector brand in the residential construction industry and also for its ever-expanding offering of shearwalls, moment frames, and fasteners. In the last two decades, Simpson Strong-Tie has expanded further with products for infrastructure, commercial and industrial construction, including mechanical anchors, adhesives, and products that repair, protect and strengthen concrete and masonry.
With every connector, fastener or anchor, you know you’re getting more than just a piece of steel. Each product comes with quality, value, service, and on-time delivery. They have built their reputation on these values for the past 60 years. A team of forward-thinking engineers designs and meticulously test every product. That attention to detail gives anyone the confidence that their products will perform under the toughest conditions and that your structures will be strong and safe.
Contact Poncho Thompson or your Shepley sales team for more information on Simpson Strong-Tie products.
Poncho Thompson has been in the lumber industry and with Shepley for 19 years. He is the outside salesman for the Lower Cape territories. Poncho is supported on the inside by Meaghan Warner and Nick Pina. To contact this experienced team of professionals call 508-862-6222.