New Tough-Tie™ Connector Series from USP Offers Solutions for Intersecting 90 Degree Angles, Corners, and More

Pro-Grade, Steel Connectors for DIYers and Professional Contractors

BURNSVILLE, Minn.--()--USP Structural Connectors, a MiTek Industries company, announced today the release of the Tough-Tie product series. This new connector series is comprised of eight heavy-duty, triple-zinc galvanized connectors that have been developed to provide simplicity to the building of true and easy 90 degree connections.

The Tough-Tie series is engineered and manufactured to strengthen and increase the load bearing capacity of wood to wood connections commonly nailed together. Tough-Tie connectors are an easy and economical solution for building workbenches, tables and shelving for the garage, basement, office or exterior applications. They easily install with USP LumberLok LL915 wood screws. The Tough-Tie series will be available throughout USP’s extensive distribution network.

“With the new Tough-Tie line, quality framing connectors specifically designed to solve a wide range of potential connector challenges are now readily available to the contractor and DIY markets,” said Marty Ruch, Vice President of Retail Sales. “Tough-Tie connectors allow the creative DIYer and professional to quickly and easily construct their own unique storage and work spaces, thus saving time and money over pre-fabricated options.”

About USP Structural Connectors

Since 1954, USP Structural Connectors (a division of MiTek) has become the world’s leading manufacturer of code-approved structural connectors, anchors, epoxy and innovative software solutions for the residential, commercial building and DIY markets. With safety and quality foremost in mind, USP delivers over 4,000 products, backed by professional engineering, technical support and international sales teams. In USP’s quest to build stronger, safer structures, the Company is dedicated to providing its customers with a competitive advantage. USP is headquartered in Burnsville, MN. Learn more: www.USPConnectors.com

About MiTek

MiTek, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. is the world’s leading supplier of software, products and services to the building components industry. Through technological leadership and wide range of products and services, MiTek delivers progressive new solutions to the residential, commercial, industrial and institutional construction markets on six continents. Visit www.MiTek-US.com for more information on MiTek or www.Berkshirehathaway.com to learn about Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK-A, NYSE: BRK-B).

Contacts

For USP Structural Connectors
John D. Wagner, 919-796-9984
Jdwagner@WagnerPR.com

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New Tough-Tie™ Connector Series from USP Offers Solutions for Intersecting 90 Degree Angles, Corners, and More

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Contacts

For USP Structural Connectors
John D. Wagner, 919-796-9984
Jdwagner@WagnerPR.com