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Oakworth Timber Engineering

Oakworth Homes Limited
Sustainable Building Centre
35 Handsworth Road
South Yorkshire
S9 4AA

Oakworth Timber Engineering

Tel: 01142 611150
Fax: 01142 438150

Registered No: 05794976
VAT No: GB 886 3894 53

Oakworth Homes UK Timber


Metalwork Connectors & Fittings

At the heart of the SIMPLE FRAMING SYSTEM® lies Boise's innovative range of engineered wood produces. However, other components are often required to construct effective floor and roof framing solutions. Boise enjoys excellent technical links with a number of leading manufacturers, conducting ongoing research and development with its supply partners to further the idea of continuous process improvement. These include the metalwork connector manufacturers Cullen Building Products Limited and Simpson Strong-Tie. Each company produces comprehensive technical data directly relating to our BCI® Joist and VERSALAM® products. This data can be obtained via their website addresses or by contacting them directly. Details are below:

Cullen Building Products Limited

Cullen Building Products is the market leader of timber engineering connectors within the UK and Ireland, currently holding 85% of the timber frame market, 55% of the roof truss and engineered floors markets. Their extensive stock and four distribution platforms allow them to offer a 'just in time' service to their customer base.

Their experienced Research and Development Team develop 10 cutting-edge products every year. This is why Cullen is the number one choice for timber connectors. Since 1977, their award-winning business has been innovating, designing and manufacturing break-through timber to timber and timber to masonry connectors, within its state of the art 100,000sq.ft headquarters in Scotland.

Cullen Building Products are ISO 9001 certified which demonstrates their quality assurance process and ensures we consistently offer the best products in the market.


Cullen Building Products Limited - Metalwork Connectors & Fittings

Simpson Strong-Tie

Simpson Strong-Tie specialise in helping people build safer structures, economically. We do this by designing, engineering and manufacturing "No Equal" structural connectors and other related products that meet or exceed our customers' needs and expectations.

Simpson Strong-Tie is one of the world's largest manufacturers of structural building products with branches in the United States of America, Canada and Europe.

With an unrivalled core stock range and nationwide coverage from our Tamworth and Livingston branches, our UK and Irish Engineered Timber customers can be assured of a service that is second to none.

In addition, the Simpson Strong-Tie European Test Lab is based at Tamworth and is the first manufacturer's facility to achieve international standard BSEN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 which means we are accredited to carry out testing for CE marking. With the majority of Simpson Strong-Tie products being CE marked you can be confident that they meet or exceed building regulations.


Simpson Strong-Tie - Metalwork Connectors & Fittings

Correct Fixing on Hangers

The illustration below shows several correct methods and several incorrect methods of Fixings on Hangers in relation to Engineered Wood Products incluidng Joist, VERSA-LAM®, and ALLJOIST® products.

correct methods and several incorrect methods of Fixings on Hangers

Please browse our website for more information about Timber Engineered Products, I-Beams, I-Joists & Laminated Beams then contact us on 01142 611150 or e-mail us on enquiries@oakworthtimberengineering.co.uk.