PLEASANTON, CALIF. – Simpson Strong-Tie announces its entrance into the concrete repair, protection, and strengthening business with the acquisitions of Baltimore-based Fox Industries Inc. and Switzerland-based S&P Clever Reinforcement Company.
Founded in 1969, Fox Industries manufactures a complete line of cementitious, epoxy, urethane, elastomeric and polyester coatings, grouts, mortars, adhesives, sealers, sealants, membranes, and custom-manufactured fiberglass parts for the marine, industrial, transportation, commercial building, and public works industries.
Established in 1998, S&P Clever manufactures epoxy resins and fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) materials for concrete and asphalt reinforcement. S&P reinforcement systems are manufactured from fiber made of materials such as carbon, glass, and aramid. The company also provides static design software to engineers and planning and design offices. S&P’s manufacturing and distribution facilities are located in Switzerland, Poland, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain.
“Simpson Strong-Tie has been in this industry for more than 15 years with its Anchor Systems product line and is excited to bring complementary product lines to our customers in the U.S. and in Europe,” said Terry Kingsfather, president of Simpson Strong-Tie.