American home improvement retail company Lowe’s has reached a partnership with Simpson Strong-Tie to expand its product offerings to serve Pro customer requirements.
As part of this partnership, Simpson Strong-Tie framing hardware, fasteners and more will be made available in stores nationwide.
Additional assortment can be shopped on the company’s online platform LowesForPros.com, starting in the second quarter of this year.
Lowe’s merchandising executive vice-president Bill Boltz said: “As we continue to invest in new partnerships and key brands our Pros know and trust, we look forward to offering Simpson Strong-Tie to our customers.
“This expanded assortment helps Pros get all their hardware needs in one place, saving them time and money.”
With this partnership, Pros will have increased access to products intended for the building industry.
The retailer will also provide localised Simpson Strong-Tie assortments in markets that have distinct building code needs.
Simpson Strong-Tie sales North America president Roger Dankel said: “We are excited to partner with Lowe’s and for the opportunity to offer Simpson Strong-Tie products in all of their retail stores nationwide.”
Based in Mooresville, North Carolina, Lowe’s Companies operates 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores, as well as employs approximately 300,000 associates.
Earlier this month, the company announced to temporarily increase wages by $2 an hour for all full-time, part-time and seasonal hourly associates in the US and Canada for the month of April.