AISI’s Committee on Manufacturing Technology (COMT) gives direction to the Collaborative Research and Development Program. The COMT meets twice per year and holds conference calls as needed.


To provide AISI members technological awareness, anticipation, evaluation and leadership addressing opportunities and competitive threats to ensure steel continues as the material of choice.


Increase the competitiveness of the North American steel industry by:

  • Lowering energy use and CO2 emissions
  • Lowering emissions to our environment
  • Enhancing product performance
  • Leveraging steel industry resources and risk