• Town Hall Forum 2015

    Town Hall Forum 2015

    Get the inside look into today's business climate from the AISTech 2015 Town Hall Forum Webcast. View the discussion between panelists from ArcelorMittal USA, Berry Metal Co., Nucor Steel–Decatur LLC, United States Steel Corporation and Steel Dynamics Inc., as they provide their insight on workforce development, production advancements, market development and regulatory issues.

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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 2016

    AISTech 2016

    The Technical Conference at AISTech 2016 will include technical papers, keynote speakers and proceedings. Abstracts for this major international conference are being sought now for manuscripts to be presented at the event and published in the proceedings.

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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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Specialty Alloy and Foundry

20–23 Jul 2015 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

This two-and-a-half-day seminar provides an overview of melting, refining, and solidification in stainless and specialty steel mills and foundries.

Safety and Health Fundamentals

01–03 Sep 2015 | Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

This conference will address new solutions to reinforce and improve safety and health initiatives at metal-producing facilities. 

The Making, Shaping and Treating of Steel: 101

15–17 Sep 2015 | Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

 The making, shaping and treating of steel are critical to product design, application, cost and performance.

Maintenance Solutions — A Practical Training Seminar

20–23 Sep 2015 | Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

The best available technologies for mechanical, electrical, lubrication, hydraulics, management system maintenance and reliability solutions. 

Pipe and Tube – A Practical Training Seminar

28 Sep–01 Oct 2015 | Independence, Ohio, USA

This seminar will provide attendees with a broad understanding of the role of pipe and tube in the growing energy markets.

Monthly Journal

Ladle Metallurgy & Continuous Casting

2015 July Issue

TimkenSteel Corp. recently commissioned its jumbo bloom vertical caster, the largest of its kind in the world, at the Faircrest Steel Plant in Canton, Ohio, USA. The caster makes sections of special bar quality steel that measure up to 18 x 24 inches, referred to as “jumbo blooms,” which are later rolled into bars and tubes. The US$200 million investment serves several markets, including industrial, energy, bearing, military and heavy machinery.