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Help Build the Future with Us

Simpson Strong-Tie is the world leader in structural solutions — products and technology that help people design and build safer, stronger homes, buildings, and communities. As a pioneer in the building industry, we have an unmatched passion for problem solving through skillful engineering and thoughtful innovation.

We’re interested in hearing your innovative ideas that we can support through our Engineering, R&D, technology, software development and Marketing efforts and distribution network. Whether you’re a startup or an entrepreneur, we’d like to talk with you about how our research and development, rigorous testing and extensive marketing and distribution channels can help bring your idea to fruition.

Focus Areas for Innovation

The company has seven focus areas where we are looking for potential partnership.

  • Carbon Fiber
    Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP) Systems including glass and carbon fiber fabrics, and carbon fiber laminates.
  • Construction Fasteners
    Screw and nails making connections in wood, engineered wood and steel
  • Mass Timber
    Connectors, fasteners and anchoring products to make the connection of Mass Timber including glulam beams and cross-laminated timber (CLT) products to wood, steel and concrete
  • Concrete
    Concrete Construction products such as post-installed adhesives & mechanical anchors, powder-actuated and gas-actuated fasteners and drill bits
  • Structural Steel
    Lateral resisting systems, cladding systems, and gravity beam systems and associated connected that are used in structural steel construction
  • Modular Construction
    Products and technologies that are associated with off-site, prefabricated and modular construction
  • Building Technology
    Design and specification solutions for engineers, truss design tools for component manufacturers, optimization software for builders and software technologies that support digital innovation in construction

Great Ideas Can Come From Anywhere

Here are some examples of specific products and technologies we would be interested in supporting.

  • Outdoor living solutions products including design tools
  • Mid-rise structural steel related connector systems
  • Sensors and building automation
  • Wood and concrete fasteners
  • Construction chemicals
  • Builder-related software (estimating, scheduling, take-offs, option management, supply chain procurement)
  • Engineering design software with AI and ML support
  • Carbon fiber products
  • Digital twins and 3D modelling

Our Competitive Advantage

Why Simpson?

65-Year Roots

Long-standing, successful relationships with:

  • Engineers
  • Code Officials
  • Builders
  • Contractors
  • Lumberyards
  • Home Centers
  • Pro Dealers

Multilayered Approach

  • Innovation and Research Testing
  • Technical & Field Support
  • Training
  • Product Availablility

Everywhere, Everyday

  • Connector Market Leader
  • 98 of Top 100 Builders
  • Thousands of Stocking Dealers & Retailers
  • Millions on Specifications
  • Diverse Construction Market Segment Portfolio
  • 14,000 Standard and Custom Wood Products
  • 3,300 Standard and Custom Concrete Products