• Galvatech & CHS2 2015

    Galvatech & CHS2 2015

    Registration and housing is now open for Galvatech 2015 and CHS2 2015 held 31 May–4 June 2015 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto in Toronto, Ont., Canada. Galvatech and CHS2 will feature more than 225 conference presentations, an exposition, networking events and plant tours. There will be special joint sessions on state-of-the art coated steel dedicated for hot stamping applications. Cross-conference access will be possible for all participants.

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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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  • AISTech


    Get international exposure for your work! Submit your abstract today for AISTech 2015 – The Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition, 4–7 May 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. AISTech 2015 will hold the ICSTI 2015 – The 7th International Congress on the Science and Technology of Ironmaking.

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  • Now Available!

    Now Available!

    A progressive industry requires reliable data on steel producers and product and service suppliers. The 2015 Directory — Iron and Steel Plants will serve as your vital industry reference guide. The Directory includes information on capacities, products and equipment for more than 1,500 companies and 15,000 key personnel. Order your 2015 Directory today!

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  • AIST Foundation “Real Steel” Video Challenge

    AIST Foundation “Real Steel” Video Challenge

    Don’t miss your chance to vote for the best three-minute video promoting the steel industry in the AIST Foundation’s “Real Steel Video Challenge.” Seven student videos have been submitted for judging and voting begins now through the entire month of February. Vote for your favorite today!

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  • Long & Forged Products

    Long & Forged Products

    Join AIST on 12–15 July 2015 at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort in Vail, Colo., USA, for the International Conference on Advances in Metallurgy of Long and Forged Products. This symposium intends to bring together international and domestic researchers from industry as well as academia to present on topics related to advances in physical, mechanical, and product metallurgy of bars, tubes and forgings.

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Modern Electric Furnace Steelmaking

02–06 Feb 2015 | Cleveland, Ohio, USA

This course covers safety, the basics of electrical and mechanical features of electric arc furnaces, refractories, and the role of raw materials.

Rod & Bar Rolling – A Practical Training Seminar

23–26 Feb 2015 | Charleston, South Carolina, USA

A technical look at rolling forces will increase one’s understanding of torque and how it relates to mill rolling equipment.

Cold Rolling Fundamentals-A Practical Training Seminar

01–05 Mar 2015 | Mobile, Alabama, USA

The course covers fundamentals, equipment, rolling theory, control, threading, rolls, lubrication, measurement, safety and new technology. 

Process Systems

02–05 Mar 2015 | Mobile, Alabama, USA

The intent of this conference is to educate and inform on the various components and systems available, making organizational discussions less stressful and implementation more seamless.

The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel: 101

17–19 Mar 2015 | Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

The modern production of steel has evolved over many centuries, with many technological improvements during the last 25 years. 

Steel Mill Combustion and Thermal Systems

13–15 Oct 2015 | Indianapolis, Indiana, USA


AISTech Registration Discount

Register by 31 January 2015 and save US$100 on Full Conference Registration (only one discount per registrant).

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Monthly Journal

Cold Sheet Rolling, Processing, Coating and Finishing

2015 February Issue

A quality inspection at the No. 3 hot-dip galvanizing line of voestalpine Stahl Linz GmbH & Co. KG in Linz, Austria. The plant specializes in the production of steel sheet with superior surface quality and the coating of new high-strength steels for the automotive, construction and home appliance industries. Photo © voestalpine.