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Flooding is one of the few natural disasters that occur commonly throughout all regions of North America. The causes of floods can differ depending on the region, but the impact is nearly always the same. Recent floods have caused billions of dollars in damage annually to structures near the coast as well as inland. Continue Reading
We’re excited to introduce the recipient of the 2018–2019 Excellence in Engineering Fellowship: Juan Carlos Restrepo.
This is the second year of the fellowship, a successful partnership between Build Change, a Denver-based international nonprofit social enterprise, and Simpson Strong-Tie, a global leader in innovative structural solutions. Continue Reading
NOVA,the highest rated science series on television, recently aired a segment on the Colorado State University-led NEES-Soft project that tested Simpson Strong-Tie® Strong Frame® special moment frames as a seismic retrofit solution for soft-story buildings. Simpson Strong-Tie and our special moment frame were prominently featured in the clip. You can watch the entire “Making Stuff Safer” episode on PBS here.
Steel Deck Institute (SDI) is hosting a “Designing With Steel Roof Deck” webinar on October 23 and November 13 at 11 a.m. EST. The webinar is intended to expand participants’ knowledge of steel roof deck by introducing them to the benefits, manufacturing processes, shapes, properties, and finishes of this product. The basis of the presentation is SDI’s new Roof Deck Design Manual, which will be provided to participants. Various roof deck design considerations will be explored as well as an overall coverage of fasteners and industry construction practices.
CANAM/United Steel Deck and Vulcraft will be presenting. Simpson Strong-Tie will be moderating the webinar and providing two PDHs (0.2 CEUs) for participants. Click here to sign up for one of the webinars.
To celebrate the first-year anniversary of the launch of our Structural Engineering Blog, in April we hosted a sweepstakes inviting you to comment on the blog or sign up for blog email updates. The five winning entries received a Simpson Strong-Tie Prize Pack, consisting of:
The opportunity to provide the subject for a future blog post
Remember to enter to win the Structural Engineering Blog one-year anniversary contest by Tuesday, April 30! April 2013 marks the one-year anniversary of the Simpson Strong-Tie® Structural Engineering Blog. To celebrate, we are holding a contest for our blog readers.
This month marks the one-year anniversary of the Simpson Strong-Tie® Structural Engineering Blog! To celebrate, we are holding a contest for our blog readers and sharing a few interesting statistics about the blog, along with our Top 5 Blog Posts from April 2012 to today.
Thank you to everyone who participated in our “Creative Use of Our Product” contest! This was our most popular post yet. Based on comments received, the Top 5 photos were: 1. Engineered Desk 2. Statue of David 3. Top Flange Spoiler Bracket 4. & 5. (Tie): Truss Coffee Table and HD Trailer Hitch Adapter The winners of the Simpson Strong-Tie Prize Pack, chosen randomly among all comments on the post are: 1. Kimberly T., Brea, CA 2. Natalie D., Pleasanton, CA 3. Zoran P., Vaughan ON 4. Evan L., Pullman, WA 5. Mary P., Franklin, WI Congratulations to the winners. If you’d like automatic email updates when a new blog entry is posted (usually once a week), sign up here.