• Secure Your Spot for the 2024 Global Steel Dynamics Forum

    Secure Your Spot for the 2024 Global Steel Dynamics Forum

    Join us in New York City this June for the world’s premier executive event focused on steel industry dynamics, critical insights, and essential strategic outlooks. Featured speakers include Lourenco Goncalves, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc., Mark Millett, Steel Dynamics, Inc. and Gustavo Werneck, Gerdau. Active AIST members receive a 10% registration discount (not applicable with any other discount).

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  • Now Available! The 2024 Directory — Iron and Steel Plants

    Now Available! The 2024 Directory — Iron and Steel Plants

    The steel industry’s “black book” features comprehensive details on North American steel producers and suppliers from around the world. In addition, the Directory includes information on capacities, products and equipment for more than 1,500 companies and 15,000 key personnel, with easy-to-use geographical indexing.

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  • Join a Technology Committee – Get Involved!

    Join a Technology Committee – Get Involved!

    AIST Members who serve on Technology Committees become an integral part of a vital network to solve problems and advance the state of technology within the industry.

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  • Registration Now Open!

    Registration Now Open!

    The 2nd annual Women in Steel Conference supports the recruitment, engagement and professional development of women in the global steel industry. Over two-and-a-half days, the event will feature breakout sessions, panel discussions, keynote speakers, and plenty of networking opportunities to enhance attendee personal and professional growth. We are expecting an audience of more than 500 steel professionals, from operators to human resource personnel, representing individuals at various stages of their careers, to participate in this event.

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Maintenance Solutions: Keys to a Sustainable Maintenance Program

10–12 Sep 2024 | Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

The conference is intended for maintenance, operations and engineering personnel.

Cold Rolling Fundamentals – A Practical Training Seminar

15–19 Sep 2024 | Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Covers fundamentals, equipment, rolling theory, control, threading, rolls, lubrication, measurement, safety and new technology.

DRI & HBI: Logistics, Production and Utilization Seminar

01–03 Oct 2024 | Toledo, Ohio, USA

Production and use of DRI in North America is increasing with the reduced price of natural gas due to advances in drilling technology.

Digital Transformation Forum for the Steel Industry

08–09 Oct 2024 | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

The digital transformation (DT) journey continues to be a critical component for all steel companies.

Secondary Steelmaking Refractories – A Practical Training Seminar

08–10 Oct 2024 | Nashville, Tennessee, USA

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

Continuous Casting – A Practical Training Seminar

22–24 Oct 2024 | Corpus Christi, Texas, USA

This informative program targets the heart of steelmaking: the frontline operator. 


Learn more about the steel manufacturing process

The #AISTSteelWheel can help you understand the EAF and how electrical & chemical energy is utilized to create a heat of steel.

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Monthly Journal

Material Handling, Packaging & Transportation

2024 June Issue

2024–2025 AIST president Thomas C. Toner, senior advisor and vice president, Operations, and director of technical development — Transformation Office, SSAB Americas, Mobile, Ala., USA. A feature interview with Toner begins on page 32.