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2010-08-24 10:02:00

The Steel Food Can Celebrates 200 years PITTSBURGH, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Investor company members of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) are celebrating two hundred years of food can innovation and honoring households across America that incorporate canned food into recipes and meals. Canned food provides a safe, convenient way to deliver a healthy meal to the dinner table. The steel food can continues to be the most recycled food package, with a higher annual...

2010-06-23 09:20:00

DETROIT, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Automotive Applications Council (AAC) of the American Iron and Steel Institute's (AISI) Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) has been named the winner of the American Metal Market's 2010 Award for Steel Excellence in the environmental responsibility / stewardship category. Lawrence W. Kavanagh, president of AISI's SMDI, accepted the award during a celebration dinner at a ceremony yesterday in New York City at the Steel Success Strategies event. The...

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. Bohr was presented with the award by USCAR Executive, Director Don Walkowicz, during the annual USCAR Recognition Luncheon. "Through John's long-term leadership, A/SP's Advanced...

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. The group will be honored at a ceremony and dinner June 22 in New York City during the...

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. Sector Whose GHG Emissions Are Falling; More Progress Ahead WASHINGTON, May 10 /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), and Portland Cement...

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. The results presented at this year's Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) seminar reveal seven AHSS optimized structural sub-systems...

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. The team was recognized for its cost-effective and efficient use of advanced and ultra high-strength steel, which helped to minimize the vehicle's weight impact, while maintaining its durability and safety. The award was presented to Shawn Morgans, body structures...

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). Kavanagh provided remarks on recent federal rules regarding fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions today, during a panel discussion on Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), at the Ninth Annual Great Designs in Steel (GDIS)...

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. Steel food cans are at a landmark year. The food can is celebrating its 200th anniversary, it is the most recycled food container, and consumers are more conscious of recycling in the wake of April...