Construction represents the largest market for steel demand, with many diverse and complex segments. Steel provides sustainable, durable and cost-effective design solutions for engineers, architects, builders, code officials and other construction professionals.
SMDI’s Construction Market programs are focused on developing and implementing steel solutions in these areas:
SMDI works with strategic steel industry partners to conduct research, provide technology transfer to bring the resulting innovations to the marketplace, and promote the benefits of steel solutions to customers.
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Five-Alarm Blaze in Edgewater, NJ - Cold-formed steel framing is noncombustible and won't contribute to the spread of a fire, reducing fire risk to occupants, firefighters and property/business owners.
2/21/2017 - Tech Note F103-17 examines the structural elements of a curtain wall system and introduces the subjects of design load and framing analysis.
2/15/2017 - Cold-formed steel projects will be considered for Design Excellence and Innovative Detail (new category), and individuals will be considered for Distinguished Service.
2/14/2017 - This new award honors the people and companies that champion the metal construction industry each year.