Steel Industry Executives to Testify at House Steel Caucus Hearing

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For Immediate Release
March 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Five steel company CEOs, members of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), will be on Capitol Hill next Tuesday to testify at a hearing of the House Steel Caucus. The executives will discuss the state of the steel industry and how policies on trade, tax, energy, environment and infrastructure are impacting business. The hearing is hosted by Steel Caucus Chair Rep. Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Vice-Chair Rep. Pete Visclosky (D-IN).

The United Steel Workers (USW), the Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA), Specialty Steel Industry of North America (SSINA), and the Committee on Pipe and Tube Imports (CPTI) will also participate.

What: House Steel Caucus Hearing

When: 8:00am – 10:00am, Tuesday, March 25th.

Where: Room 2218, Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC

Who: Steel producing company CEOs-
John Ferriola – Chairman, President, and CEO Nucor Corporation
Mario Longhi – President and CEO, U. S. Steel Corporation
Michael Rehwinkel – Executive Chairman, EVRAZ North America
Michael Rippey – President and CEO, ArcelorMittal USA
Charles Schmitt – President, SSAB Americas

Also expected to testify are –
Leo Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers
Carl Moulton - Senior Vice President International, Allegheny Technologies Incorporated
John Stupp – President, Stupp Corporation
Richard “Dick” Teets - President & COO Steel Operations, Steel Dynamics, Inc.

For more information, please contact Lisa Harrison (lharrison@steel.org) or Rachel Gilbert (rgilbert@steel.org).

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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. For more news about steel and its applications, view AISI’s website at www.steel.org.