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Grabber's Tie-Master(TM) and Lag-Master(TM) Screws Earn ICC-ES Evaluation Report

Press release date: April 8, 2014


Highland, UT– Grabber Construction Products, an international distributor of professional-grade fasteners and construction products, has received an evaluation report from ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) certifying that its Tie-Master™ and Lag-Master™ screws are in compliance with the following codes:

• 2012, 2009, and 2006 International Building Code (IBC)
• 2012, 2009, and 2006 International Residential Code (IRC)

ICC-ES thoroughly examined Grabber's product information, test reports, calculations, quality control methods, and other factors to ensure that the products are code compliant. Building officials, architects, contractors, specifiers, designers, and others can utilize this ICC-ES Evaluation Report to provide a basis for using or approving these products in construction projects.

The screws were evaluated for their structural and corrosion-resistance properties.

"For over 47 years, Grabber has been committed to providing best-in-class products to our customers," commented Jack Kroll, CEO of Grabber. "ICC certifications for our products are further validation of Grabber's commitment to providing quality, code-approved products to its customers."

The Grabber Tie-Master™ and Lag-Master™ Multipurpose Wood Fasteners described in the report are used for engineered wood-to-wood connections in accordance with the IBC and the ANSI/AWC National Design Specification for Wood Construction (NOS). The fasteners may be used under the IRC when an engineered design is submitted in accordance with IRC Section R301.1.3.

For more information on Grabber's Tie-Master™ and Lag-Master™ screws and the rest of the company's product lines, please visit or call 800-477-TURN.

About Grabber Construction Products
Grabber is an international distributor of quality products for construction professionals. Grabber's line includes premium fasteners and fastening systems for wood, metal, and drywall applications in the commercial and residential construction markets. Grabber also distributes a wide range of proprietary tools, accessories, equipment, and building materials to the construction industry.

Bevan Wulfenstein
Phone: 801-492-3880, extension 209


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