Simpson Strong-Tie Brings Innovative Quik Stik™ Rafter and Truss Fastening System, Quik Drive® Auto-Feed Screw Driving System, and Strong-Drive® Structural Screws to NFBA Frame Building Expo

Simpson Strong-Tie, the leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, will bring a selection of structural innovations and unique labor-saving fastening and screw driving tool solutions to the National Frame Building Association (NFBA) Frame Building Expo trade show and conference January 18-20 in Nashville, TN.

The annual NFBA Frame Building Expo is the premier event for professionals specializing in post-frame construction of highly engineered wood-framed buildings recognized for superior strength, design flexibility, and high levels of quality control and construction efficiency. Post-frame construction professionals include architects, designers, roofing contractors, builders, and wall panel and truss building component manufacturers.

Located at Booth #827, Simpson Strong-Tie will showcase a selection of product innovations and solutions for post-frame construction, including Strong-Drive structural screws and labor-saving fastening and driving systems tailored specifically for rafter and truss construction, jobsite productivity, and user comfort.

“Simpson Strong-Tie is excited to be joining our customers and colleagues for the first time at the NFBA Frame Building Expo,” says Simpson Strong-Tie Fastening Systems product manager Joseph Schaeper. “We’re looking forward to networking with attendees and sharing best practices for post-frame construction of buildings designed for strength, efficiency, limited maintenance, faster build times, and lower costs.”

Simpson Strong-Tie products that will be available for attendees at the Frame Building Expo include the following:

  • Strong-Drive SDS Heavy-Duty Connector Screw: A high-strength structural screw ideal for various connector installations as well as for wood-to-wood and engineered wood applications, the SDS installs with no predrilling and features an easy-driving Type-17 point and a corrosion-resistant double-barrier coating.
  • Quik Stik™ Roof and Truss Fastening System: Designed specifically for use with the Strong-Drive SDWC Truss screw in rafter and truss connections, the Quik Stik installation tool has a 43″ reach and can eliminate the need for ladders, heavy pneumatic power nailers, and compressor lines along with the jobsite hazards they pose.
  • Quik Drive® Auto-Feed Screw Driving System: The Quik Drive auto-feed driver system for collated fasteners is designed to improve speed, reliability, and user comfort for a wide variety of fastening applications and features quick-loading screw strips, precise countersink adjustment, and the patented Quik Drive auto-advance mechanism.

Registered media attending the conference and interested in learning more about Simpson Strong-Tie products and solutions can set an appointment to visit with company representatives and thought leaders by emailing Chris Wood at