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.
8/18/2016 - The changes are being put in place for the 2016-2022 standards development cycle with an increased focus on analysis methods, mid-rise framing design and diaphragm design.
8/3/2016 - This year's competition is different in many ways than those held in previous years. It is under way now and will conclude on March 31, 2017.
8/3/2016 - Metal roofs offer installation advantages, have a longer life expectancy than other options, and can moderate the temperatures in the structures they cover.