Associate Members

Associate Members are firms or individuals engaged in the business of supplying products, equipment, machinery or services generally used in the fabrication of metal connector plates and metal plate connected wood trusses. Specific subcategories of Associate Members are:

  • Affiliated
  • Professional
  • Structural Framing
  • Service Firm
  • Lumber Mfg.
  • Steel Producer

Interested in becoming an Associate Member?  Complete a TPI Associate Membership application today.

See below for a complete listing of the current TPI Associate Members


Honorary Members

Honorary Members are individuals who have been selected by the TPI Board of Directors as having demonstrated sufficient interest in the metal plate connected wood truss industry.  TPI Honorary Members are:

John E. Meeks, P.A., P.E.
(Deceased)

Donald C. Percival
(Deceased)

Stanley Suddarth, P.E.
(Deceased)


Associate Member Listing

Associate - Affiliated

Florida Lbr. & Bldg. Mat'l Dealers Assoc
Mount Dora, FL
(904) 385-7692

Qualtim
Madison, WI
(608) 271-1176

S. NV. Wood Truss & Comp. Mfg.
Las Vegas, NV
(702) 222-0850

Southern Forest Prod. Assoc.
Kenner, LA
(504) 443-4464

West Coast Lumber Insp. Bureau
Fountain Valley, CA
(714) 813-4161

Western Wood Products Assoc. 
Portland, OR
(503) 224-3930

Wisconsin Truss Mfg. Assoc.
Milwaukee, WI
(414) 778-4100

SBCA - Structural Building Components Association
Madison, WI
(608) 274-4849

All SBCA Component Manufacturing Members are considered Associate-Affiliate members of TPI. For a current membership listing, see the SBCA website .


Associate - Professional

Dansco Engineering
Samuel A. Greenberg, P.E.
Apollo Beach, FL
(813) 645-0166

JB Engineering
Joseph Berchielli
Arnold, MD
(410) 647-2094

Norman Scheel Structural Engineering
Norman Scheel, P.E., S.E.
Fair Oaks, CA
(916) 536-9585

Qualtim Technologies
Kirk Grundahl, P.E.
Madison, WI
(608) 271-1176

Simple Design, LLC
Shane Fowler, P.E., M.Eng                             Suffolk, VA.
(757) 287-5250

Frank E. Woeste, P.E., Professor Emeritus
Blacksburg, VA
Venice, FL
(540) 951-0469

Wood Advisory Services, Inc.
Dr. A. L. DeBonis, President             
Millbrook, NY
(914) 677-3091


Associate - Structural Framing

Simpson Strong-Tie
Dublin, CA
(800) 925-5099

USP (Kant-Sag/Silver)
Montgomery, MN
(800) 526-8724