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2014-08-04 12:21:45

DETROIT, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), announced today that Dr. Jody N. Hall, former Technical Integration Engineer at General Motors Company Global Body Manufacturing Engineering Center in Warren, Michigan, will succeed Ronald P. Krupitzer as Vice President Automotive Market for the Institute. Krupitzer, who has held the position for 13 years, will retire at the end of the...

2014-05-16 16:20:42

Advanced High-Strength Steels Application Guidelines Version 5.0 combines metallurgy, forming and joining experiences from around the world LIVONIA, Mich., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Great Designs in Steel automotive conference, WorldAutoSteel announced the launch of the Advanced High-Strength Steels Application Guidelines (AHSS Guidelines) Version 5.0, the largest and most comprehensive update since its first publication in 2004. WorldAutoSteel offers the AHSS Guidelines...

2014-05-14 16:20:46

LIVONIA, Mich., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For its use of advanced high-strength steel (AHSS), the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), awarded General Motors Co.'s Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 design team with the 2014 Automotive Excellence Award. The team, which successfully incorporated advanced steels to enhance safety and performance, and offer significant low-cost lightweighting benefits, was...

2014-05-08 16:20:42

WEST CHESTER, Ohio, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AK Steel (NYSE: AKS) said today that one of the company's employees has been recognized by the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) for distinguished research. Grant Thomas, Ph.D., Research Engineer at AK Steel, in collaboration with two research colleagues from the Colorado School of Mines, has received the AISI "Finalist Medal" for the technical paper entitled, "Tensile Properties Obtained by Q&P Processing of Mn-Ni Steels...

2014-03-25 16:22:17

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chief executives from a number of the leading steel companies in the U.S. today told members of the Congressional Steel Caucus that many government policies on trade, energy, environment and infrastructure need to be reformed to ensure U.S. industrial competitiveness and preserve American jobs in steel and other manufacturing sectors. Mario Longhi, president and chief executive officer of United States Steel Corporation; John...

2014-03-20 16:23:24

PITTSBURGH, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: HOUSE STEEL CAUCUS HEARING WHERE: ROOM 2218, RAYBURN HOUSE OFFICE BUILDING WASHINGTON, D.C. WHEN: TUESDAY, MARCH 25, 2014 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. CONTACT: COURTNEY BOONE 412-327-0793 (CELLULAR) Mario Longhi, president...

2014-03-12 16:21:26

Scholarships awarded to students for communicating lightweighting and styling benefits of steel SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) Wheels Task Force, in partnership with Michelin, announced the winners of its fifth annual Steel Wheel Design Competition at Lawrence Technological University (LTU) at the program's awards presentation last week. The event, which awarded scholarships to students for their designs that communicate the...

2014-01-14 16:20:21

DETROIT, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2014 North American International Auto Show today the steel industry unveiled conclusive findings from a recent market research study regarding the role of steel in automobiles, revealing an overwhelmingly positive perception of steel across the consumer market. The 2013 U.S. Truck & SUV Market Study of more than 3,000 U.S.-based truck and SUV owners was commissioned by the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of...

2014-01-13 12:20:36

New steel technologies provide the safety, reliability and performance today's customers seek DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) - a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute - is pleased that the record-setting cold weather in Detroit hasn't cooled steel's hot streak, as the 2014 North American Car and Truck/Utility of the Year (NACTOY) truck award winner again features a significant amount of advanced high-strength...


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