Simpson Strong-Tie Adds Deep Foundation, Earth Retention Rebar Reinforcing Alignment Products with PIERESEARCH Acquisition
Pleasanton, Calif. — Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, today announced that it has acquired certain assets of Arlington, TX-based PIERESEARCH, LLP. Established in 1986, and acquired by the late Stan Agee and his wife Jan in 2005, PIERESEARCH offers a range of tested products for the deep foundation and earth retention industries.
PIERESEARCH is an industry leader in rebar reinforcing alignment products, specializing in durable, tested, non-corrosive plastic rebar reinforcing alignment and centralizer products for drilled shafts, soil nails, rebar-reinforced earth retention anchors and more.
“This acquisition enables Simpson Strong-Tie to expand our offering of concrete products in the commercial market,” says Simpson Strong-Tie vice president of Strategic Market Development, Ryan Kaelin. “By combining PIERESEARCH’s quality products with the strength of Simpson Strong-Tie sales, field support and distribution network, we’re creating even greater value for concrete construction professionals.”
As part of the acquisition, Greg Belt from PIERESEARCH will remain with Simpson Strong-Tie to ensure a seamless transition as Simpson Strong-Tie assumes customer sales, service and distribution.
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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.