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The latest news headlines from professional associations and other groups involved in the steel industry.
Alacero

Since it was founded in 1959, the Latin American Iron and Steel Institute (Alacero) has always sought to promote the values of a regional integration in the industry to strengthen and defend interests and rights of steel manufacturing companies. Before 2011, Alacero was known as Ilafa (Instituto Latinoamericano del Fierro y el Acero).

Fabricators & Manufacturers Association International

American Galvanizing Association

Fedemetal Chamber and the Columbian Committee of Steel Producers at ANDI

American Institute for International Steel

The American Institute for International Steel (AIIS) is the only steel-related trade association which supports free trade. The Institute accomplishes its mission through advocacy, networking, communications and education.

Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, The

American Institute of Steel Construction

The American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry in the United States.

International Molybdenum Association (IMOA)

American Iron and Steel Institute

AISI serves as the voice of the North American steel industry in the public policy arena and advances the case for steel in the marketplace as the preferred material of choice. AISI also plays a lead role in the development and application of new steels and steelmaking technology. AISI is comprised of 23 member companies, including integrated and electric furnace steelmakers, and approximately 125 associate members who are suppliers to or customers of the steel industry. AISI's member companies represent over three quarters of both U.S. and North American steel capacity.

International Stainless Steel Forum

Headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) is a non-profit research organization, which serves as the world forum on various aspects of the international stainless steel industry. ISSF was founded in 1996.

American Line Pipe Producers Association

International Steel Trade Association

American Metal Market

IREPAS

IREPAS is a global association of producers and exporters of long steel products.

Argentine Chamber of Steel

Metals Service Center Institute

The Metals Service Center Institute (MSCI) is a trade association that supports and represents most elements of the metals value chain, including metals producers, distributors, and processors and, to a lesser extent, the interests of metals users. Its primary membership consists of metals service centers – businesses that inventory and distribute metals for industrial customers and perform first-stage processing.

ASM International

National Society of Industries (Metal-Mechanic Committee) of Peru

Association for Iron and Steel Technology

The Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST) is a non-profit organization with 16,000 members from more than 70 countries. With 29 Technology Committees and 22 Local Members Chapters, AIST represents an incomparable network of steel industry knowledge and expertise. Its mission is to advance the technical development, production, processing and application of iron and steel.

Rebar Trade Action Coalition

Association of Women in the Metal Industries

Association of Women in the Metal Industries (AWMI) is an organization of professionals, founded in California in 1981, to promote and develop the growth of women in the metal industries. AWMI believes that women in similar industries can benefit themselves and their companies through relationships, education and shared knowledge.

SEASI

The South East Asia Iron and Steel Institute (SEAISI) is a technical institute; its main objective is to promote the iron and steel industry in the South East Asian region. It achieves its objectives by facilitating technology transfer from around the world, especially from Australia, Japan, Korea and Taiwan.

ASTM International

Specialty Steel Industry of North America

The Specialty Steel Industry of North America (SSINA) is a voluntary trade association representing virtually all the producers of specialty steel in North America. Its members produce a variety of products including bar, rod, wire, angles, plate, sheet and strip, in stainless steel and other specialty steels.

Brazil Steel Institute

Stainless Steel Tube Trade Advancement Committee (SSTTAC)

Canacero

The Mexican Iron and Steel Industry Chamber (CANACERO)brings together Mexican manufacturers and processors of steel, and those closely associated with the industry.

Steel Manufacturers Association

The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) consists of 34 North American steel producers who account for over 75% of domestic steelmaking capacity. SMA’s members represent a growing and dynamic segment of North America’s steel industry. Most are EAF steel producers, or mini-mills, who use a feedstock almost entirely composed of recycled steel scrap to make new steel.

Canadian Steel Producers Association

Steel Market Development Institute

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) is a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI). SMDI’s objective is to grow the markets for steel in the automotive, construction and container industries and for value-added long products, as well as in non-traditional steel markets such as energy. The SMDI also influences local, state and federal officials on the benefits of steel to ensure legislation that provides a level playing field for steel products and practices.

China Iron and Steel Association

Steel Recycling Institute

The Steel Recycling Institute (SRI) is an industry association that promotes and sustains the recycling of all steel products. The SRI educates the solid waste industry, government, business and ultimately the consumer about the benefits of steel's continuous recycling cycle.

Committee on Pipe and Tube Imports

Turkish Steel Producers Association

Electric Metal Makers Guild

United Steelworkers

The United Steelworkers union (USW) represents 850,000 workers in North America employed in many industries that include metals, rubber, chemicals, paper, oil refining and the service and public sectors.

EUROFER

EUROFER, the European Steel Association, is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium and was founded in 1976. It represents 100% of steel production in the European Union.

World Steel Association

The World Steel Association (worldsteel) represents approximately 170 steel producers (including 17 of the world's 20 largest steel companies), national and regional steel industry associations, and steel research institutes. worldsteel members represent around 85% of world steel production.

EUROMETAL

World Steel Dynamics

Latest News

Trade Policy Expert Joins Steel Manufacturers Association

15 Jan 2018 - The Steel Manufacturers Association has hired a U.S. trade official with previous steel and metals policy experience to lead the organization’s trade lobbying efforts. 

Steel Enables Weight Improvements in Two New Pickups

15 Jan 2018 - The annual Detroit auto show is underway, and steel, it seems, is taking center stage. 

Wheat Growers Call Out Steelmakers Over Section 232 Investigation

15 Jan 2018 - Highlighting the difficulty U.S. President Donald Trump faces in deciding whether to set new import restrictions on steel, the U. S. Wheat Association on Monday said extreme measures would hold disastrous consequences for other U.S. industries. 

Trump Receives Section 232 Report, and the World Awaits His Decision

12 Jan 2018 - The U.S. Department of Commerce has concluded its Section 232 investigation on steel imports and has sent its long-awaited report to President Donald Trump, but it will not immediately release its findings and conclusions, officials announced on Thursday.

Algoma Looks to Resume Labor Negotiations

08 Jan 2018 - Canadian steelmaker Algoma, which has been operating under creditor protection for more than two years, wants to return to the bargaining table with the United Steelworkers union and resolve the last major issue standing in the way of a restructuring, reports the online sootoday.com. 

There's Something Very Familiar About 2017's New Cars, Trucks and Vans

05 Jan 2018 - Although automakers have many a choice to make when it comes to materials, they apparently found themselves often turning to steel. 

Stelco Joins American Iron and Steel Institute

27 Dec 2017 - Canada’s Stelco has joined the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), a trade association representing integrated and electric arc furnace producers in North America.

Global Steel Production Grew in 2016. Here's How Much.

05 Dec 2017 - Global crude steel production rose 0.5% to nearly 1.63 billion metric tons in 2016, according to the World Steel Association’s latest annual statistical yearbook.

Third Time's a Charm: Steelworkers Ratify Labor Agreement with TimkenSteel

05 Dec 2017 - Members of the United Steelworkers union have overwhelmingly ratified a four-year labor agreement with TimkenSteel Corp., the company has announced.

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