Technology Driving Business
That same utmost precision applies to the processes employed throughout today's steel plant. We are truly a high-tech industry, with automation and advanced technologies driving the way we do business. Some of the most advanced technologies available today are utilized throughout the steelmaking process, which enables the industry to maximize efficiency while minimizing the industry's environmental footprint.
- Today, the American steel industry operates with the lowest energy consumption per ton of steel in the world.
- The American steel industry has reduced its CO2 emissions per ton of steel shipped by 37 percent since 1990.
- Because of the industry’s voluntary investments in R&D and resulting new technologies, American steelmaking processes are highly optimized.