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2010-11-03 16:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SSD) announced today that its Chairman, Barclay Simpson, will present at the Baird's 2010 Industrial Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel located at 120 E. Delaware Place, Chicago, Illinois, on Tuesday, November 9, 2010. The presentation is scheduled for 8:20 a.m., Central Standard Time/6:20 a.m., Pacific Standard Time. A live and archived webcast of the conference presentation will be...

2010-09-27 17:08:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SSD) announced today that its Chairman, Barclay Simpson, will present at the NYSSA 2010 Construction and Materials Industry Conference at the New York Society of Security Analysts' Conference Facilities located at 1540 Broadway, Suite 1010, New York, New York, on Wednesday, September 29, 2010. The presentation is scheduled for 10:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time/7:00 am, Pacific...

2010-09-21 16:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SSD) announced today that its Chairman, Barclay Simpson, will present at the Sidoti 9th Annual West Coast Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, CA, on Friday, September 24, 2010. The presentation is scheduled for 11:20 am, Pacific Daylight Time. Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc., headquartered in Pleasanton, California, through its subsidiary, Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc.,...

2010-09-01 16:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the "Company") announced today that on August 31, 2010, it completed the sale of substantially all of the assets of its subsidiary, Simpson Dura-Vent Company, Inc., to M&G Dura-Vent, Inc., a newly formed, wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of M&G Holding B.V. ("M&G"). The purchase price, as adjusted and subject to post-closing adjustments, was $27.7 million. Simpson Dura-Vent designed and...

2010-08-20 10:30:00

WILMERDING, Pa., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has completed the previously announced acquisition of Bach-Simpson Corporation from Global Railway Industries Ltd. (GBI: TSX) for about $13 million. Wabtec expects the transaction to be accretive in the first year. With revenues of about $10 million, Bach-Simpson designs and builds electronic instrumentation devices for rail and transit markets. Based in London, Ontario, Bach-Simpson is a leading supplier...

2010-07-14 16:11:00

WILMERDING, Pa., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wabtec Corporation (NYSE: WAB) has signed an agreement to acquire G&B Specialties, Inc., and Bach-Simpson Corporation from Global Railway Industries Ltd. (GBI: TSX) for about $45 million (about C$48 million). Subject to the fulfillment of certain conditions, the purchase of G&B Specialties is expected to close by July 31, and the Bach-Simpson purchase is expected to close by Oct. 31. Wabtec expects the acquisitions to be accretive...

2010-06-30 15:35:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the "Company") announced today that the Company and its subsidiary, Simpson Dura-Vent Company, Inc. ("Simpson Dura-Vent"), have entered into a definitive agreement with M&G Holding B.V. ("M&G") and a newly formed, wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of M&G, to sell substantially all of the assets of Simpson Dura-Vent to the M&G subsidiary. The purchase price will be $20.0 million in cash,...

2010-06-04 11:37:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: SSD) announced today that its Chairman, Barclay Simpson, will make a presentation at the Wall Street Analyst Forum's 21st Annual Institutional Investor Conference in New York City. The conference schedule is as follows: Friday, June 11, 2010, 9:05am EDT (6:05am PDT) The University Club, 1 West 54th Street, New York, NY Webcast (available for 90 days) at:...

2010-05-27 08:03:00

WILSON, N.C., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- North Carolina's Eastern Region proudly heralds local Wilson County, North Carolina artist, Vollis Simpson, as well as the City of Wilson on their recent partnership to complete the Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park in Downtown Wilson. A true Wilson County "local," Vollis Simpson has twenty five years invested in perfecting a craft that began humbly with him fashioning a makeshift washing machine overseas during WWII. Both an engineer and an artist; he...

2010-02-03 13:29:00

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Simpson Performance Products and John Force Racing have reached an agreement naming Simpson as the official safety gear for John Force Racing, beginning with the 2010 NHRA Full Throttle season. The partnership between the two companies will further the safety initiatives undertaken by The Eric Medlen Project, a safety initiative that grew out of the tragedy that claimed the life of promising young driver, Eric Medlen. Additionally, discussions...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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