Simpson Strong-Tie and Hundegger Make Joint Investment to Better Serve Wood Component Industry
Pleasanton, Calif.; Heber City, Utah — Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, and Hundegger, the market leader in CNC-controlled joinery technology, announced today a joint indirect investment in the North America Hundegger equipment sales and service representative partner, Hundegger USA, LC.
“We have known and worked with Hundegger for many years and are excited to build on our long-standing relationship,” said Roger Dankel, President of North America Sales for Simpson Strong-Tie. “This strategic investment will strengthen our joint growth and success in the mass timber and component manufacturing markets by offering North America customers end-to-end solutions, including integrated software from a single source.”
Simpson Strong-Tie brings decades of innovative construction products, advanced testing capabilities and integrated technology solutions to the investment. Hundegger offers deep industry knowledge and unsurpassed, high precision manufacturing expertise. Both companies are dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and support.
“Offsite wood construction is on an upward trajectory,” added Steve Shrader, Business Development for Hundegger USA. “The agreement with Simpson will not only enable us to expand deeper into offsite options and wood connectors, it will greatly benefit our customers by delivering a one-stop shop of high-quality products, machinery and software solutions.”
“Hundegger is a leading equipment provider with years of experience in the structural components industry,” explained April Burt, Vice President of Building Technology for Simpson Strong-Tie. “Together, we can leverage our strengths and offer a uniquely integrated range of knowledge and solutions.”
About Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc.
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. Our structural systems research and rigorous testing enable us to design code-listed, value-engineered solutions for a multitude of applications in wood, steel, and concrete structures. Our dedication to pursuing ever-better construction products and technology and to surrounding our customers with exceptional service and support has been core to our mission since 1956. For more information, visit strongtie.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn.
Hans Hundegger AG, founded in 1978, manufactures innovative machines for woodworking. Within just a few years, the company has become the world market leader in CNC-controlled joinery technology with a market share of more than 90 percent. Over 5,300 Hundegger machines are in use worldwide — in timber construction industries such as Mass Timber, CLT, Timber Frame Joinery, Wood Truss and Panel saws, as well as EWP saws and many “off-site” construction facilities. The company’s strengths lie primarily in machine, control and software development. The approximately 520 employees and their customers form the pillars of the company. Customers are seen as long-term partners, which is why the owner’s focus is very much on the service sector. Currently, HUNDEGGER in Hawangen, Germany generates annual sales of around 120 million euros and this with a very high vertical range of manufacturing expertise. As North America’s sales and service rep, Hundegger USA is headquartered in Heber City, UT. For more information, visit www.hundegger.com/en-us/.