The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) announced Simpson Strong-Tie will expand its existing local manufacturing and warehouse facilities, which includes a new 98,000-square-foot warehouse, training center and additional office space in McKinney. The expansion capital investment equals $16 million.
Under the agreement with MEDC, Simpson Strong-Tie will add 22 new employees within three years. The expansion is scheduled for completion in December.
“We are proud to be part of the McKinney community for 30-plus years. It is an exciting time for us as we expand our training center, office, manufacturing and warehouse facilities. The City of McKinney and the MEDC have continued to provide assistance in the growth and expansion of Simpson Strong-Tie Inc., and we are grateful for their continued support,” said Plant Manager Sheryl Wyatt.
“We are pleased Simpson Strong-Tie is increasing their roots here and bringing more jobs to the community,” said Mayor George Fuller. “They are a great member of our business community and we look forward to their future success in McKinney.”
“The McKinney Economic Development Corporation has provided assistance in the growth and expansion of Simpson Strong-Tie and we are grateful for their continued commitment to McKinney,” said MEDC Chairman Jason Burress.
Simpson Manufacturing Co. Inc., headquartered in Pleasanton, California, through its subsidiary, Simpson Strong-Tie Company, Inc., designs, engineers and is a leading manufacturer of wood construction products, including connectors, truss plates, fastening systems, fasteners, and shearwalls and concrete construction products including adhesives, specialty chemicals, mechanicals anchors, powder actuated tools and reinforcing fiber materials.
McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. The city is #1 on the list of Best Places to Live in America, published by Money Magazine. McKinney has a current population of more than 168,000. Established in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers award-winning schools, a vibrant historic downtown, diverse housing options, a robust economy and a uniquely beautiful natural setting, with rolling hills and lush trees.