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2011-04-06 08:00:00

DETROIT, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) Bar Applications Group (BAG) released an updated version of the Bar Steel Products Manual today, offering cost and time savings to steel manufacturers and customers. The manual provides concise information pertaining to the manufacturing processes, product characteristics and uses of bar, rod and wire steels. "The updated manual will help guide materials engineers in the application of high-quality bar...

2011-04-05 14:45:00

DETROIT, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Surface finish research results will provide updated information to help mechanical engineers design forged steel vehicle parts that are lightweight and cost efficient, according to Dr. Ali Fatemi from the University of Toledo, Ohio. Working in partnership with the Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) Long Products Market Development Group (LPMDG), Fatemi presented results of a surface finish study today at the Forging Industry Association's...

2011-03-24 09:00:00

DETROIT, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- North American steel industry experts will launch FutureSteelVehicle (FSV) at the 10th Annual Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) seminar Wednesday, May 18 in Livonia, Mich. FSV is a global, multi-million dollar program that delivers auto body concepts addressing radically different steel structures for advanced powertrains, including advanced hybrid, electric and fuel cell vehicles. The program introduces new advanced steel grades and manufacturing...

2011-03-23 09:00:00

DETROIT, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) has launched a brand new website that accelerates the technology transfer of steel-intensive solutions in the automotive, construction and container industries. The new site, www.smdisteel.org provides information about the North American steel industry's market applications, research and reports on new product advancements and the industry's commitment to sustainability. "The SMDI website was...

2011-03-17 13:57:00

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wheels Task Force of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), Michelin and Lawrence Technological University (LTU) announced the scholarship winners of the steel wheel design competition at the program's unveiling this week at the LTU campus. Colin Bonathan, a sophomore, won first place and was awarded a $2,500 scholarship. Second place went to senior Chris Nichols, who received a $1,500 scholarship, and Matthew Eash, a...

2011-03-09 08:10:00

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has launched a new network of websites that includes a redesign of its flagship steel.org, launch of the brand new smdisteel.org dedicated to the steel markets and a totally new face for North American steel recycling at recycle-steel.org. The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), which is a business unit of AISI created in 2008, has unveiled its new website as part of the launch, while...

2011-03-03 13:30:00

DETROIT, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To demonstrate effective, low mass designs for steel-intensive fuel tanks of future vehicles, representatives from the Strategic Alliance for Steel Fuel Tanks (SASFT) presented "An Approach for Developing Lightweight Steel Tanks for Advanced Hybrid Electric Vehicles" at the ITB Group's Automotive Energy Storage and Fuel Systems conference today in Novi, Mich. David Anderson of the Steel Market Development Institute, and Danet Surytama of EDAG Inc.,...

2011-02-01 16:28:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pittsburgh Steelers will be heading to their 8th Super Bowl this Sunday. The Steelers have won six Super Bowl championships out of the previous seven they have played in. Their long and prestigious history is only matched by their namesake, U.S. Steel. Even before Troy Polamalu was intercepting quarterbacks, Jerome Bettis was busting through defenders for a touchdown or Terry Bradshaw was throwing deep to Lynn Swann, the steel...

2011-01-25 13:53:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reacting to previews of key messages expected in President Obama's State of the Union address, Thomas J. Gibson, president and CEO, the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), said, "We strongly support the President's declaration that 'his No. 1 focus is going to be making sure that we are competitive, and that we are creating jobs, not just now, but well into the future.'" Gibson said that AISI has consistently supported the need for...

2010-12-08 11:09:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) has announced that Steel Recycling Institute (SRI) President William M. (Bill) Heenan, Jr. is stepping down due to health reasons after a distinguished career in the steel industry, including 20 years with SRI and 19 years with United States Steel Corp. SMDI also announced the appointment of Gregory L. Crawford as executive director of the SRI effective Dec. 1, 2010, succeeding Heenan Jr. "Bill's service...


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