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Arguably the Kiwi No8 wire mentally is well and alive if one was to judge how NZ stacks up globally in both Research & Development of, and the adoption as well as adaption of International Innovative timber building construction. Even more so if considered on a scaled per capita basis.

New Zealand has a long history of timber in buildings that goes well past industry initiatives such as NZWood and STIC which enabled greater uptake of timber in commercial and industrial buildings, and the recent focus on Mass Timber Construction facilitated by innovative overseas products combined with locally manufactured Engineered Wood Products (EWP).

German-born Daniel Scheibmair, in his role as an NZ Engineer for Simpson Strong-Tie, has published an article in the Building Officials Institute of New Zealand (BOINZ)'s official magazine Straight Up, Winter 2023 issue, on pages 5-6. The article delves into how New Zealand’s timber building innovation compares to the rest of the world. Read the full article.

Structural Connections


Unmatched Quality from the Truss to the Foundation

With nearly 60 years of field and R&D experience, Simpson Strong-Tie® timber connectors are manufactured to the industry's highest standards. From framing angles to straps to heavy-duty joist hangers, we offer the most diverse product line so that you have the right product for the job.

Simpson Strong-Tie® connectors offer unmatched quality with laboratory and field testing, and are backed by our uncompromising commitment to customer service. As the company that built the connector industry, you can count on Simpson Strong-Tie® to work closely with builders, engineers and building officials to deliver innovative, building code-compliant solutions to help build safer, stronger structures economically. Download the Timber Connectors NZS 3604 Catalogue.

Timber Connectors

From testing to service to availability, everything we do is engineered to ensure your project's success. With every product, you know you are getting the quality, value, service and on-time delivery that we have built our reputation on for the past 60 years.

From straps and ties to joist hangers and much more, Simpson Strong-Tie® structural connectors increase the strength and safety of timber-frame structures. Each connector is unique to Simpson Strong-Tie and is designed for specific applications without the need to adapt metal plating to suit a connection. Download the Timber Construction Connectors Catalogue (2016-2018).

Steel Frame Connectors

From fully tested and engineered connectors and clips Simpson Strong-Tie® provides comprehensive structural solutions for cold-formed steel construction. From steel-to-steel connections to full-scale lateral solutions and curtain wall connectors, we remain committed to developing new technology that helps to advance the cold-formed steel industry.

Find out how Simpson Strong-Tie timber connectors can help you build the right way every day. Download the Cold-Fromed Steel Construction Connectors Catalogue.



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