MiTek is the World's Leading Supplier
of Connector Plates
MiTek has been manufacturing dependable, quality connector plates for more than 50 years.  Our connector plates offer the best balance between nail value and steel strength in the industry and meet or exceed your local building code requirements.   
Quality is evident in everything we do at MiTek.  We use only the highest-grade steel for our connector plates.  The MT20TM connector plates are manufactured from ASTM A-653, Grade 40, Structural Steel.  The MT20HSTM and MT18HSTM plates are made from ASTM A-653, HSLAS Type B, Grade 60 steel.  The steel is coated with a hot-dipped galvanize, resulting in a G60 coating designation.  MiTek also offers G90 and G185 galvanized coatings and Stainless Steel Plates for added protection against corrosion.  
Grade 40 Steel Characteristics:
Yield Point                           40,000 psi
Tensile Strength                 55,000 psi
Allowable Tensile Stress     24,000 psi
Allowable Shear Stress       16,000 psi 
Our quality control teams monitor every phase of the plate manufacturing process including steel thickness, galvanized coating, yield and tensile strength, hardness, and nail characteristics.
We manufacture connector plates for the wood truss industry in over 180 different sizes of:
   20-gauge steel (MT20TM)
   20-gauge High Strength (MT20HSTM)
   18-gauge High Strength (MT18HSTM)
The MT20TM and MT18HSTM connector plates have 8 teeth/in2.  The MT20HSTM connector plate has 6 teeth/in2
MiTek plates meet or exceed the following building code and industry or association requirements:  BOCA, ICBO, SBCCI, Wisconsin/DILHR, LA City, HUD/FHA and Dade County.  All of our plates may be embedded hydraulically or with a roller press.