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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
 
CURRENT REPORT
 
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  June 30, 2010
 
Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
 
Delaware
 
1-13429
 
94-3196943
(State or other jurisdiction
 
(Commission
 
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation)
 
file number)
 
Identification No.)
 
5956 W. Las Positas Boulevard, Pleasanton, CA 94588
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code):  (925) 560-9000
 
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Item 1.01        Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement

On June 30, 2010, Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. (the “Company”) and its subsidiary, Simpson Dura-Vent Company, Inc. (“Simpson Dura-Vent”), announced in a press release that they 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 release, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, is incorporated herein by this reference.


Item 2.06        Material Impairments

In connection with the transaction referenced in Item 1.01 above, the Company estimates that Simpson Dura-Vent will record an impairment charge within a range of $25 million to $30 million. The Company’s release announcing the impairment, including the facts and circumstances leading to it, is filed as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by this reference.
 
 
Item 9.01        Financial Statements and Exhibits
 
Exhibit No.
Description
   
Exhibit 99.1  
Press release dated June 30, 2010.
 
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SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


 
Simpson Manufacturing Co., Inc. 
(Registrant)
 
       
       
DATE:    June 30, 2010           
By:
/s/ KAREN COLONIAS  
    Karen Colonias  
    Chief Financial Officer  
       
 
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