Technology Committees

Material Handling Technology Committee and Transportation & Logistics Technology Committee Joint Meeting

Date: 16–17 September 2015
Location: Courtyard by Marriott Canton • Canton, OH, USA
Tour: TimkenSteel

►Agenda (PDF)

Hotel Arrangements 

Courtyard by Marriott Canton
4375 Metro Circle NW
Canton, OH 44720
Meeting Room: Alan Page  Reservations: 1.800.971.4768  Group Name: AIST
Cut Off: 23 August 2015  Room Rate: $139  

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

8 a.m.

1. Chair’s opening remarks - Everette Davis & Donnie Spencer
2. Appoint minute-taker
3. Antitrust guidelines
4. Membership and attendance
5. Review minutes of previous meetings
6. AIST Staff Announcements

Main agenda items


Review 2015 Steel Industry Fatalities


2016 Material Handling & Transportation Logistics Training Seminar Doug Niksch – Education Chair  


Date confirmed for 11-14 April 2016. Site is Nashville, TN

Tour site will be Bridgestone Tire. Joint TLTC & AAR annual meeting was revised and moved to 14 April in Nashville, TN following this training seminar.


AISTech 2016 paper abstracts ~ Bruce Zimmerman & David Haslar

i. Session topic and panel discussion
ii. Session Chair selection
iii. Abstract review





High Dense Storage at TimkenSteel ~ David Haslar
Bulk Loading Program at TimkenSteel ~ Jon Rep
Temperature Monitoring on Coiled Steel at USS ~ Robert Barron
Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa ~ Donnie Spencer


Next meeting ~ Joint meeting after training seminar Thursday, 14 April 2016


Chairs conclusion ~ Everette Davis & Donnie Spencer

5 p.m.


Thursday, 17 September 2015

8 a.m.  11 a.m.

Tour of TimkenSteel

11 a.m.