Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Lunch & Learn: Simpson Strong-Tie Lateral Systems

Attend this presentation to learn about the latest innovations addressing your clients' desire for more doors and windows while addressing lateral shear forces in your design. Chris Burnett of Simpson Strong-Tie Co. will present the latest products from their Lateral Systems product lines. This presentation will include the Strong Frame Ordinary Moment Frame and Steel/Wood Strongwalls, both of which offer Soft Story Retrofit applications. Additionally the very latest information on the Simpson Anchor Tie Down System will be presented.

Chris Burnett graduated from Cal Poly SLO with a Civil Engineering degree in 1995 and began working as a structural design engineer at an engineering firm in Visalia, California. Chris joined Simpson Strong-Tie in 2000 and began his career path as an R&D engineer for Anchoring Systems. After four different roles in anchoring systems, he transitioned into a new position to provide technical and sales support for the expanding line of Simpson lateral systems products. His vast background in R&D, engineering, job site support and sales management offers a diverse perspective on structural building products support.


Simpson Strong-Tie Lateral Systems

Time: Noon - 1:30pm

Location: AIA East Bay Chapter Office, 1405 Clay Street, Oakland.

Contact: 510/464-3600

Cost: Free for AIA East Bay Members; $3.50 for non-members. Registration required.

Click here to register. $5 to register at the door.

1.5 CES

For more information: 510/464-3600

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