Simmons & Simmons – Beginnings
In 1947, Roscoe Simmons and his brother, Gordon “Strawberry” Simmons decided to go into business and together they formed, “Simmons and Simmons”. In the early years, the two brothers focused on plastering and ceramic tile but that gave way to wallboard and ceilings. Incorporated in 1966, the company stayed mostly local in the greater Calhoun County area until they were asked to travel in 1972 to renovate and ultimately build new Hardee’s and Quincy’s Restaurant for Spartan Food Systems. That marriage lasted for some twenty-five years and it took us from southern Florida to Virginia; from the Carolinas to Texas. Since then, Simmons and Simmons has predominately confined their footprint to the state of Alabama. Now, we specialize in metal studs, drywall, insulation, FRP, acoustical ceilings and acoustical wall panels. Our jobs range in size from a few hundred dollars upwards to over a million and our portfolio includes buildings such as hospitals, schools and shopping centers.
We like to think of ourselves as the ones that pushes the job. The one that keeps the job rolling and the one that puts pressure on other trades to keep up. It is our philosophy that the efficiency of a job is not to haggle over the details but to see the greater picture. Our hope is always to be the driving force behind getting the project done on time and under budget and we strive to obtain that on every job by being prepared, having materials on time and a staff that you can trust.
“We are in no ways perfect but what Roscoe and Strawberry started sixty-nine years ago is still going strong today. We must be doing something right.”
– Team Simmons & Simmons
Simmons & Simmons – Today
Some of our Key Suppliers
USG has been a leading manufacturer of building products for more than 115 years. USG wall, ceiling, flooring, sheathing and roofing products provide the solutions that enable customers to build the outstanding spaces where people live and do business. Visit http://www.usg.com for more information
Teaming up with the top brands in the industry, Capitol Materials lives by one simple pledge: getting the right products to the customer as quickly and safely as possible. With a network of material yards Capitol Materials is never too far from the job. Visit http://capmat.com/ for more information.
Interior Exterior Building Supply (INEX) is the go-to-source for quality building supplies throughout the Southeast. INEX stocks all types of drywall, plaster, tools, insulation, metal framing and acoustical ceilings. Visit http://www.interiorexteriorbuilding.com/ for more information.
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