Joist hangers are designed to provide support underneath the joist, rafter or beam to provide a strong a connection. Simpson Strong-Tie offers a diverse line of hangers to handle almost any application with top flange, concealed flange and field-skewable and slopeable options. The innovative ITS sets a new standard for engineered wood top-flange hangers. The ITS installs faster and uses fewer nails than any other EWP top-flange hanger. The new Strong-Gripв„ў seat and Funnel Flangeв„ў features allow standard joist installation without requiring joist nails resulting in the lowest installed cost.