Innovative in its design, Universal Forest Products’ SideStep Plate offers a reliable, pre-engineered field connection between the folding kneewall and the bottom chord or kingpost of your roof truss.

Sidestep Plate

SideStep Plate

Universal's patented SideStep® Plate is designed with the modular builder's needs in mind! In response to customer requests for a reliable, pre-engineered field connection between a folding kneewall and the bottom chord or kingpost of a roof truss, Universal developed the innovative SideStep Plate. Enjoy a strong, clean connection that will help your structures sail through the approval process!

U.S. Patent 7,200,972

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.