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    AIST Road Show

    The AIST Road Show was created to promote the value of AIST membership by visiting various facilities and interacting with and supporting the employees who make up the industry.
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26th AIST Crane Symposium

02–04 Jun 2019 | Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Presentations focused on safe work practices and ergonomics; electrical, mechanical and structural maintenance techniques; crane inspection technologies; and best practices in EOT crane modernizations.

Maintenance Solutions

10–12 Sep 2019 | Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Hands-on instruction, tools, and the best technologies for mechanical, electrical, lubrication, hydraulics, management system maintenance and reliability solutions.

Pipe and Tube – A Practical Training Seminar

23–26 Sep 2019 | Birmingham, Alabama, USA

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

Energy and Utilities - Industry Insights and Fundamentals Workshop

07–10 Oct 2019 | Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA

This seminar features hands-on training and is a joint effort between the AIST Energy & Utilities Technology Committee and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Initiative

Secondary Steelmaking Refractories – A Practical Training Seminar

14–17 Oct 2019 | San Antonio, Texas, USA

Secondary steelmaking refractory maintenance is vital to both productivity and safety in a meltshop and caster. 

Digital Transformation Forum for the Steel Industry

23–25 Mar 2020 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Digital Transformation is a critical component for steel companies’ future success. 


Since 2005, the branding for AISTech has included a person (known internally as the “goggle” man or woman owing to personal protective equipment safety requirements). This year’s Goggle Woman, Judy Shaffer of Ellwood City Forge, shares her story and how she feels about the limelight.

►Watch full behind the scenes footage


Monthly Journal

Material Handling, Packaging & Transportation

2019 June Issue

2019–2020 AIST president Ronald J. O’Malley, F. Kenneth Iverson Chair Professor in Steelmaking Tech­nologies and director, Kent D. Peaslee Steelmaking Manufacturing Research Center, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Rolla, Mo., USA. A feature interview with O’Malley begins on page 34..