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September 1st, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:

Screw Products, Inc.

1-877-844-8880

info@screw-products.com

www.screw-products.com

 Rick Pully Joins Screw Products as Vice President of Sales 

Gig Harbor, WA,  - Rick Pully has joined Screw Products, Inc. as Vice President of Sales.  He is responsible for strengthening ties and developing new business among the country’s distributors as well as establishing sales strategies and objectives with the company’s national network of independent representatives.

Prior to joining Screw Products, Pully spent the past 14 years in construction specialty fastening with Illinois Tool Works.  Jim Miller, President and CEO of Screw Products, Inc., says, “Rick possesses a deep understanding of the industry as well as the needs of our many and varied customers. He will be a valued and knowledgeable asset to our staff, territorial sales agents and clients as we expand our brand throughout the nation and more extensively into the international marketplace. ”

Screw Products, Inc. offers the ultimate interior and exterior fastening solutions for deck, construction lags, general purpose, drywall, cabinetry and finish work.  Screw Products, Inc. also provides, DeckLok and RailLok, the ultimate patented lateral anchoring systems with newly updated ICC approvals.

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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact William Chelak at 732-541-8471or wchelak@scstrategeis.net.

 

August 5th, 2015

For Immediate Release                                                                 

Contact: 

info@screw-products.com

1-877-844-8880

www.deck-lok.com

www.screw-products.com

                                      

DeckLok Verified to Meet (ICC-ES) Codes

Gig Harbor, WA (July 29, 2015) - DeckLok, the patented lateral anchor system from Screw Products, Inc., recently received an updated ESR-2114 evaluation from ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) verifying  the bracket’s continued compliance with code requirements. This was based on a thorough examination of Screw Products, Inc. test reports, calculations, quality control methods and related product information.

According to ICC-ES President Shahin Moinian, “Screw Products, Inc. can now reference the evaluation report to ensure building officials and the building industry that the product meets I-Code requirements. Building departments have a long history of using evaluation reports, and ICC-ES operates as a technical resource with the highest quality of product review for the building department.”

“DeckLok is revolutionizing the deck industry,” adds Jim Miller, CEO of Screw Products, Inc. “This patented lateral anchor system strengthens the vulnerable connections between deck components by adding a bolted attachment at critical structural locations. Current deck fastening techniques rely on resistance to ‘pullout’ force… like using a nail to hold a crowbar. The DeckLok Advanced Lateral Anchor System creates stronger deck connections by redirecting the force of the load from ‘pullout’ to a connection in ‘shear’ at the deck floor joist.”

Building officials, architects, contractors, specifiers, designers and others commonly utilize ICC-ES Evaluation Reports to provide a basis for using or approving DeckLok in construction projects under IRC and IBC 2006, 2009 and 2012 Safety Code requirements. This includes ensuring both lateral pullout and rail post stability, while using current deck construction techniques and designs.

For more information on the patented DeckLok Lateral Anchor System please visit www.deck-lok.com or www.screw-products.com and/or call 1-877-844-8880.

About ICC-ES

A nonprofit, limited liability company, ICC-ES is the United States’ leading evaluation service for innovative building materials, components and systems. ICC-ES Evaluation Reports (ESRs), Building Product Listings and PMG Listings provide evidence that products and systems meet requirements of codes and technical standards. Reports from both listing programs are now accepted in Canada. ICC-ES is a subsidiary of the International Code Council® (ICC®). For more information, please visit www.icc-es.org.

About Screw Product, Inc. 

Screw Products, Inc. offers the ultimate interior and exterior fastening solutions for deck, construction lags, general purpose, drywall, cabinetry and finish work. This includes both DeckLok and RailLok, the ultimate patented lateral anchoring systems with newly updated ICC approvals.

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June 30th, 2015

NADRA’s 2015 Atlanta Golf Outing Brings Over 60 Industry Pros Together

From James Gunning, NADRA Atlanta Chapter President:

I am trilled to recap on Atlanta’s first NADRA golf outing that we had on Monday, June 15th at the Brookfield Country Club in Roswell Georgia. NADRA members showed their support despite the brutal 95-degree temperatures with 100% humidity, on a Monday during the busiest time of year…we still Had 60+ golfers attend what turned out to be a pretty competitive golfing journey.

Festivities began with a shot gun start at 1:00 in the afternoon (peak heat) – so what is the solution to proper hydration supply for the finest NADRA golfers?  20 cases of water and Powerade backed up with plenty of beer and booze of course! I want to give thanks our beverage cart sponsors PMC and Wolmanized Outdoor Wood, as well as all of our official golf outing sponsors:

  • Wolmanized Outdoor Wood
  • PMC Building Supply
  • Boise Cascade
  • Stock Building Supply
  • Screw Products, Inc.
  • Rainaway
  • FastenMaster
  • Trex
  • Fiberon
  • CoolScreens
  • ProWood
  • Metro Building Products
  • Compton Sales
  • MultiView
  • Southeastern Underdeck Systems
  • Decksouth
  • Simpson Strong Tie
  • YellaWood
  • Guardian Building Products
  • UltraLox

Without the support of all our sponsors, local chapter members and the help from NADRA HQ – the Beaudry’s, we could not have pulled off such a fun and well-attended event.

NADRA National Board Member, and active Atlanta member, Heath Bowman said, “The golf outing was great. A lot of us don’t get to see each other outside of chapter meetings. It’s fun to catch up in a different setting and have a good time with friends in the industry. It also helps create awareness. NADRA does a lot for the industry, and many of the guests who played, got a chance to see the benefits of being involved with a group like ours. Obviously, networking is a huge part of it, and all of us work hard to stand out in a very competitive industry. But even more important are the friendships beyond the word. At the end of the day, the work we do is to add enjoyment in the lives of the people we work for. Events like the golf outings are a great reminder that we can have fun while we work hard.”

We finished the evening with a wonderful southern style buffet and awards ceremony.

The blistering weather apparently helped the golf scores heat up. Two teams finished with a score of 55:

  • Team Trex
  • Team Outback 

After a scorecard playoff, Team Outback was given the winners trophy with Team Trex as runners up.

  • On Hole # 3 the closest to the pin award was given to Lamar Lea of Decksouth – 20” from the hole
  • On Hole #15 the closest to the pin award was given to Blake Buckler of PMC – 42” from the hole
  • On Hole #18 the long drive award was given to Ty Nowell of Universal Forest Products   – 348 yds ( ouch! )

Several attendees told me that this golf outing was one of the best they have ever participated in; others (even the country club) could not believe that this was our first tournament.  I was so pleased to hear that the common opinion was that the event was ran extremely well and I’ve got to say, we could not have done that without the help of John Lea and Mike reasons of Decksouth. John, thanks for letting us attend your club. It was fun and I am looking forward to the next one!

See you all August 18th at the Ivy in Bulkhead meeting start at 6:00!

James Gunning and the NADRA Atlanta Chapter Board

November 11th, 2014

Screw Products, Inc. adds Holds-a-Bit, Screw Holder to its line 
New fastener accessories ideal for both professionals and serious DIYers (Photos and release may be found HERE)

GIG HARBOR, Wash. – In an effort to bring ease-of-use to market along with an ever-expanding
selection of fasteners, Screw Products, Inc. has introduced two new accessories to its line: the Holds-a-Bit and the Screw Holder.

The Holds-a-Bit bit holder can be used for drill bits, drivers, and tips, and can hold both round- and hex-shank bits of various sizes. The Holds-a-Bit can also be paired with Screw Products, Inc.’s color-coded bits, which help identify the needed drive size quickly and include 10 of the most common Star Drive bits needed to complete most jobs.

The Screw Holder, a transparent rubber sleeve that slides onto screwdrivers to hold a variety of screw sizes, was introduced to market this year following a successful Kickstarter campaign. It’s designed with a tapered, ribbed head interior to keep screws straight and adjust to various screw-head sizes, while built-in ridges also ensure screws won’t shake out.

About Screw Products 
Screw Products, Inc. has been providing quality fasteners backed by customer service since 1999. Its extensive product line offers benefits such as a type 17 auger point, longer bit life, reduced splitting and they counter sink themselves. Orders ship out the same day they are received; for more information, visit Screw-Products.com or call (877) 844-8880. Screw Products Inc. products are available online and at retailers across the country.

October 23rd, 2013

For those of you unable to make the trip to chicago - NADRA’s party at Howl at The Moon was a huge success. Members and guests piled in to recognize and honor our award winners for the National Deck Competition and the national Terry Award and Recognition awards.

Congratulations to Keith Compton for being recognized for his many years of dedication to NADRA and the Atlanta Chapter! Glenn Mathewson was the recipient of our 2013 Terry Award for his ongoing efforts in code.

Without the support of our Gold and Bronze sponsors events like this would not be possible. A special thank you to all those recognized: MoistureShield, Fiberon, Nyloboard, Wolmanized Outdoor Wood, TimberTech Azek, Wolf & Screw Products.

Before the night was over, Howl at The Moon entertainers surprised NADRA guests with a custom song just for NADRA. Check it out: Na-na-na-na NADRA!

August 22nd, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Screw Products, Inc Receives 2013 Best of Gig Harbor Award

Gig Harbor Award Program Honors the Achievement

GIG HARBOR August 13, 2013 — Screw Products, Inc has been selected for the 2013 Best of Gig Harbor Award in the Fasteners & Fastening Equipment category by the Gig Harbor Award Program.

Each year, the Gig Harbor Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Gig Harbor area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2013 Gig Harbor Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Gig Harbor Award Program and data provided by third parties.

About Gig Harbor Award Program

The Gig Harbor Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Gig Harbor area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Gig Harbor Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.

Enjoy Your Screws!!

Jim Miller

President/CEO

Screw Products, Inc.

9401 54th Ave NW; Bldg 1B

Gig Harbor, WA 98332

877-844-8880 Toll free

253-853-8880 Phone

253-853-8881 Fax

www.screw-products.com

www.deck-lok.com

jim@screw-products.com

 

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May 14th, 2013

May 9th, 2013 was a memorable day for the MN NADRA Chapter. Representatives from every sector of the Minnesota Deck and Rail industry were on hand to support NADRA’s effort to further develop its industry leading CPAC program (Consumer Protection Awareness Charter).

Engaging speakers gave viable, educational information that sparked many valuable conversations for attendees. Presentations were then followed up by tours of Element’s St. Paul facilities, including live testing demonstrations.

Third-Party testing experts were on hand to share their knowledge in the areas of corrosion, environmental, flexural, mechanical and live load testing. Code officials from several local jurisdictions and a representative from the ICC-ES were present to answer questions concerning codes or product evaluation.  Product manufactures, lumberyards, distributors and local deck builders were all present to discuss industry issues and learn more of the NADRA CPAC program.

The common message thread; Quality and Approved Tested Products are a must! Whether it is ICC-ES, CCRR or ASTM tested products; all were in agreement, that the world of product testing is convoluted and there is a need for industry standardization.

Please contact NADRA EVP, Michael Beaudry to join the NADRA CPAC effort by emailing Info@NADRA.org

A special thank you to the following MN NADRA contributors:

  • Host:  Element Materials Technology
  • Sponsors: Screw Products, Inc., Williams Architectural Products, Gossen Corp., and Homeland Vinyl Products, Inc.
  • Speakers: Barry Johnson-ICC-ES, Stan Hathorn-Homeland Vinyl, Roger Axel-New Hope Code Official and Tom Kolden-Element Materials Technology

 

 

April 19th, 2013

Going Coastal

When it comes to building by the sea, the best fasteners are rustproof and corrosion resistant

GIG HARBOR, Wash. – As a resident of Washington’s Puget Sound area, Screw Products Inc. President Jim Miller knows that coastal homes face their own set of unique challenges.

That’s one reason Screw Products Inc. has expanded its lines of fasteners, including screws, deck clips, and bracket systems to include a wider array of materials for coastal building use.

Miller said the company’s largest offering in this niche are its Stainless Steel Star Drive screws, which range in length from 1-5/8” to 4” for use in a variety of projects. The 305 stainless steel screws can be used with chemically treated materials, plywood, PVC and wood applications that are exposed to weather, high moisture, and other caustic conditions providing extra corrosion resistance. Miller said they are also well suited to projects where staining is required.

“Builders who work on the coast should be using nothing but 305 or 316 stainless steel,” said Miller. “Stainless steel is used when extra corrosion resistance is required. It  does not readily corrode, rust or stain with water as ordinary steel or coated fasteners could. 305s are also about 30% less expensive.”

Extending that line of stainless steel screws this year are Screw Products Inc. Exterior Construction Star Drive Lag Screws, available in 1” to 16” lengths and compatible with pressure treated lumber and tannic wood such as Cedar and Redwood. They also have a triple-coating that has shown more than 1,200 hours of corrosion resistance in ACQ and salt spray testing.

Screw Products Inc. also sells a range of color-match Screws for use with composite, PVC and wood decking products. Painted to match the decking colors of more than a dozen major manufacturers, the screws also feature an E-Coat finish that has also shown more than 1,000 hours of corrosion resistance when subjected to salt spray testing.

Beyond traditional fasteners, Screw Products Inc. carries The Ultimate Hidden Deck Fastener made from marine grade aluminum with a black oxide 305 Stainless Steel screw and the 316 Stainless Steel DeckLok Bracket System, which creates stronger deck connections and meets and exceeds IRC 2006 requirements. Similarly, RailLok is used to connect railing and fence sections to the rail/fence post, and is available in 316 Stainless Steel and in white or black powder coat finish, or in custom colors by request.

About Screw Products                                                                                                                                                      

Screw Products, Inc. has been providing quality fasteners backed by customer service since 1999. Its extensive product line offers benefits such as a type 17 auger point, longer bit life, reduced splitting and they counter sink themselves. Orders ship out the same day they are received; for more information, visit www.Screw-Products.com or call (877) 844-8880. Screw Products Inc. products are available online and at retailers across the country.

 

November 2nd, 2011

November 2, 2011 | Screw Products, Inc. pledge to help drive consumers to safe deck construction and drive the word of NADRA, The North America Deck and Railing Association:

Screw Products, Inc. wanted to make our Power of One Pledge in conjunction with our current growing business plans. We pledge to support safe deck construction by supporting the very source that drives it. NADRA, You and Our industry together, United as One.

Along with the below, we make our NADRA family a special offer. Your name will appear with a special NADRA logo that links back to www.nadra.org, setting you above all the rest as a proud member! Hopefully by wearing the NADRA badge more learn about NADRA and join our teams to promote deck safety, build Decks for Soldiers and more!

In addition to this, Screw Products, Inc. also pledges to put the NADRA logo on all of our advertisements, website and has offered them a space for deck safety updates in our monthly newsletters all pointing to www.nadra.org.

Attn: Deck Builders!

It’s important for the public to be driven to quality builders who believe in quality products. To have your name, contact info & website listed on our site, please send information & a testimonial of using our Screw Products, Inc. brand to info@screw-products.com. To see examples of our current testimonials please visit, http://screw-products.com/testimonial.htm.

Win a free logo & featured builder space!

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