How Steel Is Made
Our constant drive for innovation, for exploring new, more competitive and cleaner ways to make steel is the North American steel industry’s signature to making steel.
Innovation and technology have transformed America’s steel industry into one of the world’s most competitive, sustainable and environmentally progressive industries.
- Steel productivity has more than tripled since the early 1980s – making America stronger at home and abroad.
- Through funding by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), AISI’s automotive program has accelerated technical developments leading mass reduction with steel by up to 31%, taking steel closer to the government’s goal for Freedom Car with 50% less mass.