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AISI Comments on Trade Violations and Abuses

July 31, 2017

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has submitted comments to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) reaffirming the steel industry’s concerns regarding the violations and abuses of trade agreements.

A/SP John Catterall Featured Panelist at the 2017 CAR Management Briefing Seminars

July 31, 2017

Catterall to focus on collaboration within the industry, future materials and research opportunities.

The American Institute of Steel Construction Publishes 15th Edition Steel Construction Manual

July 27, 2017

The new edition includes the 2016 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings and the 2016 Code of Standard Practice. More at

AISI and CFSEI to Co-Sponsor 25th Short Course on Cold-Formed Steel Structures

July 27, 2017

The Short Course covers the behavior of cold-formed steel members and connections for both commercial and residential applications, and will be held Oct. 24-26, 2017.

Mid-Atlantic Steel Framing Alliance Announces Redesigned Website

July 24, 2017

MASFA has updated its website,, to reflect a new look and improved functionality.

AISI Releases 2016 Annual Statistical Report

July 20, 2017

American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) announced the release of its 2016 Annual Statistical Report (ASR), which provides comprehensive data on the U.S. steel industry and select data on the North American steel industry as a whole.

AISI Comments on the Passing of Former Rep. Ralph Regula as Iconic Champion of the Steel Industry

July 20, 2017

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), commented on the passing of former Ohio congressman Ralph Regula.

CCFSS Issues Call for Papers for 2018 International Specialty Conference

July 13, 2017

Abstract submissions for selected topics on cold-formed steel for building construction are due by December 31, 2017.

CFSEI Announces 2017 Design Excellence and Innovative Detail Award Winners

July 10, 2017

Four first-place awards were given to recognize residential, municipal and commercial projects and a new award was introduced this year for cold-formed steel details.

CFSEI Names Recipient of the 2017 John P Matsen Award for Distinguished Service

July 10, 2017

Jeffrey Klaiman, P.E. of ADTEK Engineers, Inc. received CFSEI's highest award for individual achievement.

May Steel Shipments Up 3.1 Percent From April

July 10, 2017

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of May 2017, U.S. steel mills shipped 7,660,969 net tons.

Metal Construction Association Offers Metal Construction Association Certified Label

July 6, 2017

The Metal Roofing Certification Program will help companies "raise the roof" by differentiating their products from the competition.

AISI Updates Design Guide for Standard on Profiled Steel Diaphragm Panels

July 5, 2017

The document is available for free download at

AISI is Reaccredited by ANSI as an American National Standards Developer

June 29, 2017

AISI was reaccredited by ANSI under its recently revised operating procedures for documenting consensus on AISI-sponsored American National Standards.

AISI Testifies at USTR NAFTA Hearing 

June 27, 2017

Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), said that the steel industry sees NAFTA as a generally successful agreement, but that it should be modernized and strengthened.

Preliminary Steel Imports Increase 2.5% in May

June 23, 2017

Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 3,434,000 net tons (NT) of steel in May 2017.

April Steel Shipments Up 0.7 Percent Year-Over-Year

June 19, 2017

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that for the month of April 2017.

AISI Releases May SIMA Imports Data; Import Market Share 27 percent in May

June 7, 2017

Based on the Commerce Department’s most recent Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis (SIMA) data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that steel import permit applications for the month of May totaled 3,598,000 net tons (NT)*.

SMDI Announces Lifetime Achievement Award Winners for 2017

June 7, 2017

SMDI presented Michael F. Engestrom and Ronald P. Krupitzer with Lifetime Achievement Awards for their lasting contributions to the steel construction and automotive markets.

North American Steel Producers Release Industry Priorities for NAFTA

June 5, 2017

Six leading steel groups in Canada, Mexico and the United States are presenting their respective governments with five recommendations for NAFTA renegotiation.

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