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Accolades

As a leader in the building industry, Simpson Strong-Tie has been recognized by our customers, affiliates and associated organizations for our support of the construction industry and our dedication to providing exceptional product quality and customer service.

  • 84 Lumber

    84 Lumber Company, the largest privately held supplier of building materials in the United States, named Simpson Strong-Tie its 2012 Vendor Partner of the Year. 84 Lumber has more than 4,000 vendors.

  • David Weekley Homes

    Simpson Strong-Tie has been honored with the distinguished “Partners of Choice” Award for over 10 consecutive years. The quality and service award program is sponsored by the nation’s largest for-profit, privately held home builder David Weekley Homes.

    • 2005 - 2015
  • Do it Best

    Do it Best, a member-owned distributor of lumber, hardware, and building materials products in the home improvement industry, presented Simpson Strong-Tie with its Vendor of the Year Award in the Building Materials products category for four consecutive years from 2011 to 2014.

  • Sphere 1

    Sphere 1, a cooperative of independent tool and fastener distributors, has recognized Simpson Strong-Tie with its premiere award as Preferred Supplier Partner of the Year for three consecutive years.

    • 2011
    • 2012
    • 2013
  • The Home Depot

    The Home Depot presented Simpson Strong-Tie with its Partner of the Year in the Building Materials category the following years:

    • 1999
    • 2001
    • 2007
  • Hub Construction Supplies

    Simpson Strong-Tie received Vendor of the Year Award in 2005, 2007 and 2009.

  • TIM-BR MART Group

    TIM-BR MART awarded Simpson Strong-Tie Canada its Vendor of the Year Award in 2013.

  • White Cap

    Simpson Strong-Tie received White Cap’s Partnership Award two years in a row.

    • 2010
    • 2011
  • American Society of Civil Engineers

    In 2009, Simpson Strong-Tie collaborated with academia on the NEESWood Capstone project in Japan, the world’s largest earthquake shake table test. A research article based on that test, coauthored by Steven E. Pryor, International Director of Building Systems with Simpson Strong-Tie, was awarded ASCE’s 2011 Raymond C. Reese Research Prize.

  • California Building Officials (CALBO)

    The Industry Achievement Award recognized Simpson Strong-Tie for exhibiting supportive industry practices and standards for the building code enforcement profession. Simpson Strong-Tie received the award in 2013.

  • Employment Council, Odder, Denmark

    The Employment Council in Odder, Denmark, recognized Simpson Strong-Tie with the Inclusive Workplace of the Year Award in 2014.

  • Evergreen Marketing Group

    Simpson Strong-Tie received the 2014 Preferred Supplier of the Year Award, one of only five companies honored with the distinction, from Evergreen Marketing Group, which represents a group of well-established distributors from the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association.

  • Architectural Products magazine

    Simpson Strong-Tie received an Architectural Products magazine 2013 Product Innovation Award for the Strong Frame® special moment frame.

  • Architectural Record magazine

    Architectural Record recognized Simpson Strong-Tie with Advertising Excellence Awards in the following years:

    • 2005
    • 2009
    • 2010
    • 2011
    • 2012
    • 2013
    • 2014
  • Construction Marketing Association

    Simpson Strong-Tie received the 2014 SUPERSTAR Award in the Mobile category for the Literature Library mobile app and the STAR Award in the New Product Launch category for the Genuine Simpson Strong-Tie® Connectors campaign. The CMA Awards recognize excellent in marketing.

  • Hanley Wood

    In 2013, the Simpson Strong-Tie Structural Engineering Blog won the top award for Best Corporate Blog in Hanley Wood's first annual Brand Builder Awards. The Brand Builder Awards recognize the most innovative and effective marketing campaigns throughout the residential and commercial design and construction industry.

  • LBM Journal magazine

    Simpson Strong-Tie has received the Reader’s Choice Award from LBM Journal 10 times.

    • March 2005
    • November 2008
    • February 2011
    • April 2011
    • July 2011
    • October 2011
    • February 2012
    • April 2012
    • February 2013
    • October 2013
  • Retrofit magazine

    Retrofit magazine named the Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong-Wall® SB wood shearwall to its Top 50 Products of 2014 list.

  • Rural Builder magazine

    Simpson Strong-Tie was awarded with Rural Builder magazine’s Gold Key of Excellence Award in 2012 and 2015.

  • THIS OLD HOUSE

    THIS OLD HOUSE featured the SDWC structural screw in their list of 100 best new home products of the year in 2012.

    In 2014, the CPTZ concealed post base was named to the fourth annual list of the 100 best new home products of the year.

  • Tools of the Trade magazine

    Simpson Strong-Tie received the Reader’s Choice Award in 2006.