• Learn New Technologies, Trends and Tactics

    Learn New Technologies, Trends and Tactics

    Develop your knowledge, connect with industry peers and advance your career with AIST. Check out the full list of upcoming training and networking events.

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  • The 2022 AIST Directory — Iron and Steel Plants

    The 2022 AIST Directory — Iron and Steel Plants

    A guide that details North American steel producers and international industry suppliers. Manage your time efficiently and ensure you're getting in touch with the right people!

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  • AISTech 2022 is Bigger, Better and Back in Pittsburgh!

    AISTech 2022 is Bigger, Better and Back in Pittsburgh!

    Mark your calendars for 6 December 2021 — housing and registration open for Steel’s #1 Conference and Exposition.

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  • Membership

    Membership

    Take charge of your career by joining AIST’s unique global network of steel industry professionals. Hundreds of educational resources and networking opportunities are provided to help individuals reach professional and corporate goals.

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  • Booth Space Is Available But Not For Long

    Booth Space Is Available But Not For Long

    With the steel industry experiencing record-breaking gains, we expect AISTech 2022 to be a record-breaking event! The floor plan is already more than 80% sold — don’t wait to reserve your spot! The clock is ticking and booth space is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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  • Second Annual Virtual MENA Steel Forum

    Second Annual Virtual MENA Steel Forum

    This 2.5-day forum is intended to complement regional steel programming, while fulfilling AIST's mission to advance steel technology through education and the creation of important peer networks for our industry. Experts from the regional and international steel industry will discuss the latest industry innovations and share their experiences as the industry moves to the cutting edge of technological advancements.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Modern Electric Furnace Steelmaking — A Practical Training Seminar

07–11 Feb 2022 | Orlando, Florida, USA

Covers safety, the basics of electrical and mechanical features of electric arc furnaces, refractories, and the role of raw materials. 

Long Products Rolling – A Practical Training Seminar

22–24 Feb 2022 | Atlanta, Georgia, USA

The seminar will contain both theoretical presentations and real-world case studies from long products producers in North America. 

Energy and Utilities - Roadmap to the Energy Efficient, Sustainable and Decarbonized Steel Industry

14–17 Mar 2022 | Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA

Improving energy efficiency will not only drive down costs in the production of steel but it will also reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Digital Transformation Forum for the Steel Industry

14–16 Mar 2022 | Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

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

Sheet Processing and Finishing Lines—A Practical Training Seminar

20–23 Mar 2022 | Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Overview of process lines, including — pickling, annealing, galvanizing, cleaning, plating, painting, skinpass rolling, leveling, slitting and special processes.

28th Crane Symposium

20–22 Jun 2022 | Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 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.

STEEL INDUSTRY RESOURCES

We Want To Recognize Your Hard Work

AIST recognizes, through peer review, the active leadership and significant contributions of individuals and companies to AIST and the global iron and steel industry. Do you know someone who has improved and advanced the steelmaking process? There's no need to wait — nominate them today for an AIST Award.

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Monthly Journal


Hot Flat Product Rolling, Rolls, Safety & Health

2021 November Issue

By integrating automated crane and transfer car management, coil tracking, and ground-based safety into a single system, Morgan’s CEPHAS automated coil yard delivers the latest in Industry 4.0 technology while eliminating the need for outdoor coil storage. Morgan’s proprietary CEPHAS software tracks coil size, temperature, and downstream process or shipping destination to determine the optimal placement of coils on a custom coil-dense yard map. Pictured is automated coil storage at Big River Steel, a U. S. Steel company.