Exhibit 99.1        Press Release dated April 27, 2017

SIMPSON MANUFACTURING CO., INC.
ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER 2017 RESULTS


Pleasanton, CA – April 27, 2017 -
l Net sales of $219.9 million increased 10% quarter-over-quarter
l Diluted net income per common share was $0.48
l Recorded Bargain Purchase Gain of $8.4 million or $0.18 per diluted common share
l Declared quarterly cash dividend of $0.21 per share

Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the “Company”) (NYSE: SSD), an industry leader in engineered structural connectors and building solutions, today announced its first quarter 2017 financial results. Unless otherwise stated, the Company’s results below, when referencing “recent acquisitions,” refer to the August 2016 acquisition of Multi Services Dêcoupe S.A. (“MS Decoupe”) and the January 2017 acquisitions of Gbo Fastening Systems AB (“Gbo Fastening Systems”) and CG Visions, Inc. (“CG Visions”). When referencing the "recent North America acquisition," the Company’s results below refer to the CG Vision acquisition; and when referencing "recent Europe acquisitions," refer to the MS Decoupe and Gbo Fastening Systems acquisitions.

First Quarter 2017 Consolidated Financial Highlights

Unless otherwise stated, the results announced below, when providing comparisons (which are generally indicated by words such as “increased,” “decreased,” "remained" or “compared to”), compare the results of operations for the three months ended March 31, 2017, against the results of operations for the three months ended March 31, 2016. Unless otherwise stated, the results announced below, when referencing “both quarters,” refer to the three months ended March 31, 2016 and the three months ended March 31, 2017. To avoid fractional percentages, all percentages presented below were rounded to the nearest whole number.

Net sales increased 10% to $219.9 million from $199.5 million. Recent acquisitions accounted for $12.6 million of the increase in net sales.
Net sales to lumber dealers, dealer distributors and home centers increased, primarily due to increased home construction activity, while net sales to contractor distributors decreased.
Wood construction product net sales, including sales of connectors, truss plates, fastening systems, fasteners and shearwalls, represented 87% and 86% of the Company's total net sales in the first quarters of 2017 and 2016, respectively.
Concrete construction product net sales, including sales of adhesives, chemicals, mechanical anchors, powder actuated tools and reinforcing fiber materials, represented 13% and 14% of the Company's total net sales in the first quarters of 2017 and 2016, respectively.

Gross profit increased to $100.2 million from $92.5 million. Gross profit margin was 46% in both quarters.
Recent acquisitions had an average gross profit margin of 30%.
Product group – The gross profit margins, including some inter-segment expenses, which were eliminated in consolidation, and excluding other expenses that are allocated according to product group, decreased to 47% from 48% for wood construction products and was 32% for both quarters for concrete construction products.

Research and development and engineering expense increased 15% to $13.1 million from $11.4 million, primarily due to an increase of $1.3 million in personnel costs, primarily related to the recent North America acquisition as well as the addition of staff and pay rate increases instituted on January 1, 2017, and a $0.4 million increase in stock-based compensation (see "Stock-based compensation" below), most of which occurred in North America. Recent acquisitions increased research and development and engineering expense by $1.1 million.

Selling expense increased 17% to $29.5 million from $25.2 million, primarily due to increases of $2.6 million in personnel costs, $1.1 million in advertising costs and $0.9 million in stock-based compensation, partly offset by decreases of $0.5 million in professional fees and $0.3 million in cash profit sharing and sales commissions expenses. Recent acquisitions increased selling expense by $1.8 million.



The following information was filed by Simpson Manufacturing Co Inc (SSD) on Thursday, April 27, 2017 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-Q Quarterly Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

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