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Eco Building Products Chooses Simpson Strong-Tie® Component Solutions™ Software for Truss Design and Manufacturing


PLEASANTON and VISTA, Calif., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- California-based Eco Building Products (OTCBB: ECOB), the premier manufacturer of proprietary wood products coated with Eco Red Shield™, has converted to Simpson Strong-Tie Component Solutions™ software to design and manufacture trusses. Eco Building Products plans to manufacture Eco Red Shield trusses nationwide.

Simpson Strong-Tie Component Solutions software for roof and floor trusses and wall panels, is part of the company's new Integrated Component Systems offering, which also includes a full line of high-quality, code-listed truss connector plates, comprehensive software training to get users up and running quickly, and industry-leading customer service.

"Eco Building Products is proud to be working with the industry leader for all of our truss design and hardware requirements. With our Eco Red Shield product and the capabilities in the truss industry that Simpson Strong-Tie brings, this conversion just makes sense for us," said Steve Conboy, Eco Building Products President and CEO. "This will create synergy between our organizations and enables ECOB to support the argument for fire coatings on trusses supporting light gauge construction."

"We are delighted that Eco Building Products has chosen Simpson Strong-Tie for tools to design their truss product line. Their development of innovative solutions to industry challenges resonates well with our values. We continue to refine the software to best meet our customers' needs," said Mike Bugbee, Simpson Strong-Tie Senior Vice President, Truss and Component Systems.

About Eco Building Products
Eco Building Products, Inc. is a manufacturer of treated wood products that are protected against fire, mold/mycotoxins, fungus, rot and decay, wood-ingesting insects and termites, by our proprietary, eco-friendly chemistry utilizing ECOB WoodSurfaceFilm™ and FRC™ (Fire Retardant Coating) technology. Eco Building Products, "Eco Red Shield", "Eco Blue Shield" and "Eco Clear Shield" utilizing patent pending technology is the ultimate in wood protection, preservation, and fire safety for building components constructed of wood – from joists, beams and paneling, to floors and ceilings. For more information, visit the company's website at

About Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc.
For more than 55 years, Simpson Strong-Tie has focused on creating structural products that help people build safer and stronger homes and buildings. Considered a leader in structural systems research, testing and innovation, Simpson Strong-Tie works closely with industry professionals to provide code-listed, field-tested products and value-engineered solutions. Its structural products are recognized for helping structures resist high winds, hurricanes and seismic forces. The company's extensive product offering includes connectors, fasteners, fastening systems, lateral-force resisting systems, anchors and products for concrete repair, strengthening and protection. Simpson Strong-Tie is committed to helping customers succeed by providing exceptional products, full-service engineering and field support, product testing and training. For more information, visit the company's website at

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Company Contact   
Eco Building Products, Inc.                                                                                
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Investor Relations Contact
Arthur Douglas & Associates, Inc.
Arthur Batson
Phone: 407-478-1120

Company Contact
Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc.
Desiree Aquino

SOURCE Eco Building Products, Inc.

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