Latest American Iron and Steel Institute Stories

2011-04-21 14:00:00

DETROIT, April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) celebrates the 41st anniversary of Earth Day tomorrow, investing member companies remind consumers about the sustainability benefits and superior recycling attributes of steel - making it the most cost-effective, durable option for all market applications. The North American steel industry has invested billions of dollars in new technologies over the past two decades.

2011-04-12 14:00:00

DETROIT, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International has named Yoshitaka Okitsu, Tadashi Naito, Naoki Takaki and Tomoaki Sugiura of Honda R&D Co., Ltd.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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