• 2017: Steel in the Age of President Trump

    2017: Steel in the Age of President Trump

    Steelmakers entered the year with the winds of optimism at their backs. Stocks and selling prices were up, demand was steady, and a U.S. president who repeatedly promised to support American manufacturing was taking office. But markets are fickle, and this president is like none other in history. We’ll explore the promises and the peril of the Donald J. Trump administration, along with other key topics, during the AISTech 2017 Town Hall.

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  • AISTech 2017 Chevy™ Silverado GIVEAWAY

    AISTech 2017 Chevy™ Silverado GIVEAWAY

    Drive home in style from AISTech 2017! Don't miss your chance to win a brand new, fully loaded 2017 Chevy™ Silverado Truck.

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  • The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel®, Long Products Volume

    The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel®, Long Products Volume

    Take advantage of special pre-order pricing for the soon-to-be-released Long Products Volume. This book provides a detailed description of long products, how they are classified, how they are produced and with what types of equipment. Long Products will be shipped in May 2017.

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  • Membership


    Open the door to new career responsibilities through a wide range of education and networking opportunities to enhance your professional development. AIST’s incomparable network represents decades of experience in the iron and steel industry.

    Renew Your AIST Membership Today Stay Connected, Stay Involved.

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  • Extend Your Reach

    Extend Your Reach

    Advertise in AIST’s technical journal, Iron & Steel Technology, to connect with customers who purchase your products and need your services. Iron & Steel Technology continues to deliver your advertising message to the global steel industry, including major producers, suppliers and academia in North America and in 70 countries. Deliver your advertisement to the right professionals and maximize your advertising investment!

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  • Stay Ahead of the Competition

    Stay Ahead of the Competition

    AIST Process Benchmarker® (APB) is a secure, online benchmarking service for tracking key performance indicators between users engaged in the manufacturing of iron, steel and related raw materials. The APB unites steel producers in comparative technical benchmarking to improve the long-term sustainability of steel as the engineered material of choice for a diverse array of applications.

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  • T.C. Graham Prize

    T.C. Graham Prize

    AIST is looking for ideas that make an impact! The T. C. Graham Fund for Innovation In Steel Application is an annual contest to encourage and recognize applications for steel that may lead to the development of new markets. The winning entry will receive a US$20,000 cash prize. The deadline to enter is 30 April.

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AISTech 2017

08–11 May 2017 | Nashville, Tennessee, USA

AISTech 2017 — Steel’s Premier Technology Event  will  feature technologies from all over the world that help steel producers to compete more effectively in today’s global market.

New Developments in AHSS

30 May–02 Jun 2017 | Keystone, Colorado, USA

International forum for technical exchange among steel professionals from industrial R&D, production, application, design and manufacturing, academia, and government.

24th Annual Crane Symposium

11–13 Jun 2017 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Industry crane personnel will deliver practical information about EOT cranes, safe and reliable runways, and durable machinery/equipment.

Managing Technology — Big River Steel

12–14 Sep 2017 | Memphis, Tennessee, USA

This is the sixth in a series of Technology conferences focusing on the assessment, selection and implementation of advanced technology in today’s modern steel plants. 

Sheet Processing and Finishing Lines—A Practical Training Seminar

17–21 Sep 2017 | Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA

Overview of process lines, including — pickling, annealing, galvanizing, cleaning, plating, painting, skinpass rolling, leveling, slitting and special processes.


Steelmaking: then and now

Premium Steel Gives Ice Hockey


P. Chris Pistorius, Carnegie Mellon Professor and the 2016 AIST John F. Elliot Lectureship Award recipient, discusses how research is optimizing blast furnaces, a technology from 1750.

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Monthly Journal

Project & Plant Management, Energy & Utilities, and Environmental Technologies

2017 May Issue

The AISTech 2017 photomontage depicts the technologies, products and people of the steel industry. AISTech 2017, held at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tenn., USA, is the premier technology event and largest steel exposition in North America. Photo courtesy of California Steel Industries Inc.