Steel News

Steel Association CEO Tells Senators China's Unfair Trade Must Stop

July 14, 2016

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), today testified before the Senate Banking Committee’s hearing on “Evaluating the Financial Risks of China.”

AISI Hires Two Senior Positions

June 23, 2016

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) today announced the appointment of Timothy J. Gill as Chief Economist for the Institute, effective July 1; and, Paul Balserak, Vice President for Environment, who started at AISI on May 9.

AISI Releases 2015 Annual Statistical Report

June 14, 2016

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) today announced the release of its 2015 Annual Statistical Report (ASR).

AISI Reacts to Strategic and Economic Dialogue

June 7, 2016

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reacted to the conclusion of discussions of Economic Track of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED VIII), specifically about how the discussions pertain to steel.

AISI Reacts to G7 Leaders' Declaration on Steel Overcapacity

May 27, 2016

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) said that the G7 Ise-Shima Leaders' Declaration released at the conclusion of the G7 Ise-Shima Summit in Japan is "an indication that the steel industry's concerns are clearly being heard and acted on by heads of governments around the world."

Steel Associations Call on G7 Nations to Take Action to Address Global Overcapacity in Steel

May 24, 2016

Twelve global steel trade associations today released a statement urging the leaders of the G7 nations to take steps to address the current global steel overcapacity situation which is negatively affecting economies, industries and workers around the world.

Korean Steel Industry Joins Call by Many Global Steel Industry Associations Welcoming Global Communique on Steel Overcapacity

May 17, 2016

On April 18, 2016, high-level representatives from governments around the world, along with representatives from the global steel industry, met in Brussels to address the severe overcapacity crisis afflicting the steel industry.

10 Steel Industry Associations Welcome Global Communique on Steel Overcapacity, Call on China to Join

May 5, 2016

On April 18, 2016, high-level representatives from governments around the world, along with representatives from the global steel industry, met in Brussels to address the severe overcapacity crisis afflicting the steel industry.

John Ferriola Elected AISI Chairman; Nucor CEO to Lead Institute for Next Year

May 2, 2016

The Board of Directors of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has elected John Ferriola, chairman, president and CEO of Nucor Corporation, to serve as chairman of the Institute until May 2017.

Schmitt Awarded Gary Memorial Medal

May 1, 2016

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced today that Chuck Schmitt, president of SSAB Americas, is the 2016 recipient of the Gary Memorial Medal—the industry’s highest honor.

SMDIs Hall Discusses Automotive Materials at PMAs Auto Parts Suppliers Conference

April 28, 2016

Talk focused on advantages of steel over alternative materials.

AISI Welcomes Joint Government Statement on Steel Overcapacity

April 20, 2016

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) today said that a joint statement by eight governments on steel overcapacity issued yesterday is an “important demonstration that many major steel-producing nations are united in their commitment to take action to address the global steel overcapacity situation that is negatively affecting the world’s steel industry.

Advanced High-Strength Steel Growth Exceeds Forecast

April 20, 2016

The trend toward higher than expected use of AHSS is one indicator of the high value of steel.

Steel Executives Bring Trade, National Security and Jobs Message to Congress

April 14, 2016

Chief executives from five U.S. steel companies told the Congressional Steel Caucus that unfair foreign trade practices have caused an increase in steel imports resulting in the loss of more than 13,000 jobs this year.

AISI Chief Urges Action to Eliminate Global Steel Overcapacity and Foreign Government Subsidies

April 13, 2016

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), told Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker that a steel crisis is fueled by global overcapacity and has caused the loss of 13,500 jobs.

AISI Publishes D110-16 - Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design Guide 2016 Edition

March 30, 2016

The new edition updates the 2007 version, with references to new standards and revised design examples.

Poll Shows Broad, Bipartisan Support for Action on American Steel

March 22, 2016

A coalition of associations and companies, representing steel producers and the supply chain, commissioned a survey of 1000 registered likely voters from across the country to gauge public concern about the steel industry’s plight and measure recommendations for action.

Coalition of U.S. Manufacturers Calls on Department of Commerce to Fairly Assess China's Economic Status

March 16, 2016

A group of leading U.S. manufacturing associations today announced the formation of a new coalition, Manufacturers for Trade Enforcement, to oppose China’s designation as a market economy at the end of 2016.

Senator Wyden Named "Steel Champion" by Steel Group

March 16, 2016

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) today presented Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) the “2016 Congressional Steel Champion Award” for his dedication to the American steel industry and its workers.

Customs Bill Signing A "Great Day" for Steel

February 24, 2016

President Obama today signed into law the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (the customs bill), which includes the ENFORCE Act to ensure that orders against unfairly traded imports are being fully enforced.

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