New advanced steel grades are the lightweight automotive material that best addresses society’s need for reduced greenhouse gas emissions, without compromising safety, performance or affordability.
Steel offers the highest strength-to-weight ratio of any building material, with substantial discounts on builders risk insurance.
Keeping a well-stocked pantry with nutrient-rich choices on hand allows Americans to always have healthy choices available all year.
SMDI and its partners are working together to develop sustainable steel-intensive solutions to meet challenges being faced in the automotive, construction and container industries.
eSPAN140 provides bridge owners, designers, and county/consulting/state engineers with a single resource to find optimized steel solutions for their projects.
SMDI celebrates the sustainability benefits and superior recycling attributes of steel!
Steel food cans offer benefits throughout their entire life cycle. Steel cans always are made from a minimum of 25% recycled content, they lock in essential nutrients, and save families money at each checkout.
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Estimated Tons Recycled By Material Since January 1, 2013
12/4/2013 - Advanced steel suspension part helps automakers meet fuel economy standards.
11/27/2013 - Design News article addresses how the steel industry is working to help OEMs build cars that will meet the 54.5 MPG standards with AHSS technologies.
11/18/2013 - An independent research study found that when asked about sustainability in food packaging choices, two-thirds of consumers preferred steel cans!
11/13/2013 - The research yielded design examples for steel plate girder bridges that could significantly limit the damage sustained in a large earthquake, allowing for quicker repairs.
11/12/2013 - This new edition of the "Harmonized North American Standard" includes research advancements in cold-formed steel design and supersedes all previous editions.
11/7/2013 - In cooperation with the American Galvanizers Association, Dr. Michael Barker will discuss "Economical Design Tools and Cost Analysis of Short Span Steel Bridges."