Latest American Iron and Steel Institute Stories

2010-06-21 08:00:00

DETROIT, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) announced today that John Bohr, chair of the Auto/Steel Partnership's (A/SP) Advanced High-Strength Steel Joining Team, is the recipient of the United States Council for Automotive Research LLC (USCAR) Special Recognition Award.

2010-06-18 08:00:00

DETROIT, June 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of its research initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve fuel economy, the Automotive Applications Council of American Iron and Steel Institute's (AISI) Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) has been named a finalist for American Metal Market's 2010 Awards for Steel Excellence in the environmental responsibility / stewardship category.

2010-05-12 17:25:00

WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Materials Manufacturing Alliance (AMMA), a group of energy-intensive, trade-exposed industries (EITEs) that includes The Aluminum Association, the American Chemistry Council (ACC), the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) and Portland Cement Association (PCA), today issued the following statement in response to the release of energy and...

2010-05-10 09:46:00

Driven by Energy Efficiency Improvements, Industrial is the Only U.S.

2010-05-05 10:45:00

DETROIT, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- WorldAutoSteel, supported by investors of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), unveiled key findings today on the progress of FutureSteelVehicle (FSV) Phase 2, a global steel industry effort to develop advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) architectures for electrified vehicles that reduce life cycle greenhouse gas emissions.

2010-05-05 10:45:00

DETROIT, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Automotive Applications Council of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) honored Ford Motor Co.'s F-150 research and development team with its annual Automotive Excellence Award.

2010-05-05 10:45:00

DETROIT, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to evaluating a vehicle's carbon footprint, federal rules should consider the full life of the vehicle, not just its driving phase, according to Lawrence W. Kavanagh, president of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI).

2010-04-22 08:00:00

PITTSBURGH, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- While enjoying the highest recycling rate of any food package, nearly 35 percent of steel cans are still trashed--rather than recycled--in kitchens across the U.S. As a result, the Canned Food Alliance is reminding consumers to add recycling to the recipe.

2010-04-22 07:00:00

DETROIT, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The message of "going green" may seem like a recent theme, but Earth Day is celebrating its 40th anniversary and that, in itself, reminds us that environmental issues have been important to society for some time. That's why the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) is helping automakers focus on the benefits of using environmentally friendly materials.

2010-04-09 11:12:00

DETROIT, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wheels Task Force of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), and Michelin in partnership with Southfield, Mich.-based Lawrence Technological University (LTU), announced the scholarship winners of the sponsored Steel Wheel design competition at the program's unveiling this week on LTU's campus. Chris Nichols, a junior, was awarded first place with a $1,500 scholarship, Cherise Caldwell,...

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