The just-released study shows that the industry supports nearly two million jobs and contributes more than $520 billion to the economy.
Foreign government subsidies and other market-distorting policies have resulted in massive global steel overcapacity and significant levels of steel imports, resulting in thousands of U.S. job losses and numerous plant closures.
Roger Newport, CEO of AK Steel Corporation, was elected as Chairman of the AISI Board of Directors.
President Donald J. Trump signing Section 232 Proclamation on steel imports at the White House.
What is the economic impact of the iron and steel industry in your state? What about in your town? View the full details of the Economic Impact Study with our interactive map.
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Bob McCracken, VP & GM, Nucor Steel Hertford County, speaking at an event with (L-R) Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS); Rep. John Garamendi (D-CA 3rd District); McCracken; Rep. Donald Norcross (D-NJ 1st District); and Rep. Alan Lowenthal (D-CA 47th District).
The American Iron and Steel Institute 2018 Profile is a comprehensive overview at the North American steel industry and shows why steel is—and must remain—the backbone of our nation’s economy and a fundamental aspect of our everyday lives.
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