Construction 3D printing is gaining new heights in Texas, as printing begins on the first multistory printed structure in the United States.HANNAH, PERI 3D Construction, and CIVE, in collaboration with building industry partners, are printing a two-story single-family home that integrates customized architectural design and a resilient structural system that leverages a hybridized construction method.
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, announced the recipients of its Student Scholarship, part of the company’s Strong-Tie Undergraduate Fellowship program, for the 2022-2023 academic year. The 100 scholarship recipients are undergraduates in their junior and senior years, majoring in architecture, civil/structural engineering or construction management across the country.
Simpson Strong-Tie Introduces Lightweight Quik Drive® Cordless Combo Kit for Faster, Easier Subfloor and Decking Fastener Driving
Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, has introduced the Quik Drive® Cordless PROCCS+ Multi-Purpose Combo System, a lightweight, cordless version of its popular Quik Drive auto-feed screw driving system for collated fasteners. Designed to improve speed, reliability, and user comfort for a wide variety of subflooring, underlayment, and decking applications, the cordless Quik Drive features quick-loading collated screw strips, precise countersink adjustment, and the patented Quik Drive auto-advance mechanism.
Research shows that remodeling and outdoor living projects are on the rise as homeowners feel more confident investing in their primary residence. Since many people view the outdoors as an extension of their living space, Simpson Strong-Tie offers Outdoor Living software to help them design their dream backyard.
Simpson Strong-Tie Promotes Deck Safety Month® with an Updated Online Deck Resource Center for Contractors and Homeowners
Pleasanton, Calif. — Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, today announced a comprehensive update to its online deck resource center in conjunction with Deck Safety Month. Presented each May by the North American Deck and Railing Association (NADRA), Deck Safety Month is dedicated to raising deck safety [...]
Dear NADRA Members and Supporters: I am extremely pleased to let everyone know that the recent Deck for a Soldier® project for the Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans, went very smoothly and was completed in just a few days after obtaining the permit. Several NADRA builders and suppliers [...]
“Simpson Strong-Tie was honored to be invited by the Niagara Frontier Building Officials to speak at their annual conference on January 23rd. Doug Stercho (Simpson Strong-Tie Territory Manager), Chuck Frisicaro (Simpson Strong-Tie Sr. Dealer Rep for Western NY) and Jim Mailey (Simpson Strong-Tie Technical Training Manager and NADRA Structural Advisor & [...]
Simpson Strong-Tie has redesigned the award-winning EB-TY® hidden deck fasteners for premium wood decking in both residential and commercial applications. The new EB-TY® Premium Hidden Deck-Fastening System™ provides professional builders and do-it-yourselfers a unique method of fastening deck boards that leaves the fasteners virtually invisible.[JM1] “With the warmer weather, deck building [...]
New Decorative Hardware Brings Strength and Beauty to Outdoor Living Structures Outdoor Accents® decorative hardware is a new line of connectors and fasteners from Simpson Strong-Tie that provides both design elegance and structural strength to custom outdoor living structures. This load-rated, patent-pending hardware accommodates 4x and 6x lumber sizes, providing the [...]
January 24th, 2017 UPDATE & Thank You: Dear NADRA Members and Supporters, I am extremely pleased to let everyone know that the Northeast Regions Deck for a Soldier® build went very smoothly and was completed in four days. The build started on Monday, January 16th, 2017 with a crew from three [...]