Steel News

AISI Joins the Cold-Formed Steel Research Consortium as a Founding Member

January 13, 2016

The consortium consists of principal investigators from several universities who are undertaking projects that span all aspects of cold-formed steel structural research.

SMDI Honors Champions of Steel at North American International Auto Show

January 12, 2016

Awards honor champions for their innovative use of advanced high-strength steel for environmental sustainability.

AISI Publishes S240-15 North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Structural Framing

January 12, 2016

This first edition integrates several AISI standards into one document for easy reference and is available for free download at

Steel Group Applauds Senate Trade Vote

June 24, 2015

The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) applauded the Senate action on two trade bills, one of which includes a package of trade remedy improvements strongly supported by the steel industry.

SMDI Announces Bar Steel Fatigue Database Now at 134 Iterations

May 13, 2015

Statistical analysis proves efficacy of data as automotive design tool.

Bonnie Manley Named as a Structural Engineering Institute Fellow

April 27, 2015

Bonnie was recognized with this honor at the 2015 Structures Congress, which distinguishes members as leaders and mentors in the structural engineering profession.

Jody Hall Featured Speaker at 2015 AWMI Detroit Chapter Annual Dinner

April 20, 2015

Association helps to promote and develop the growth of women in the metal industries.

CFSEI Updates Technical Note on Design Methodology for Hole Reinforcement of CFS Bending Members

March 13, 2015

The document provides a methodology for engineering a reinforcement solution for either the flange or web elements of a stud or joist.

AISI Standards Council Small Project Fellowship Program Announces Winning Proposals for 2015

February 18, 2015

Research results will impact the reliability, performance, and cost-competitiveness of cold-formed steel framing products in several end-use applications.

SMDI Honors Men and Women of Steel at Inaugural Awards During North American International Auto Show

January 15, 2015

Awards honor innovators and heroes who are pioneering the use of steel in their work.

Winners Named in 2014 International Student Design Competition

January 13, 2015

Congratulations to Chris Willis from the University of North Texas, Zongya Xu from Tongji University, and Benjamin Dow from the University of Waterloo.

AISI Releases June SIMA Imports Data; Import Market Share 29 percent in June 

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 June totaled 3,502,000 net tons (NT)*.

Steel Imports Up 15% in 2017; Finished Import Market Share Increased to 27%

Based on preliminary Census Bureau data, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) reported today that the U.S. imported a total of 2,446,000 net tons (NT) of steel in December 2017.

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