Universal Forest Products patented DHP (Double Hinge Plate) allows roof trusses to fold in on themselves for easier transportation.

Double Hinge Plate Installation

DHP - Double Hinge Plate

As the leading component manufacturer for factory builders, Universal Forest Products has revolutionized the building industry with the patented DHP®—Double Hinge Plate. Our DHP truss plate has a pre-engineered connector that allows manufacturers to ship stronger, more complete structures that measure below shipping requirements for height and width.

U.S. Patent 7,131,243

Universal Forest Products is a holding company that provides capital, management and administrative resources to subsidiaries in three robust markets: retail, construction and industrial. Founded in 1955, the Company is headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich., with affiliates throughout North America and Australia.