SMA Applauds Efforts to Determine if Steel Imports Should be Restricted on National Security Grounds

Washington, D.C. – The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) is pleased to see today’s executive order from President Trump. “This demonstrates that the administration recognizes the vital role that the domestic steel industry plays in our country’s national security"

Press Release: Buy American, Hire American

Philip K. Bell, president of the Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) commended President Trump for signing the executive order to “Buy American and Hire American”. The executive order will help maximize the use of domestically produced steel in federally funded infrastructure projects.

SMA Comments on Construction of Pipelines Using Domestic Iron and Steel

SMA submitted comments in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce request for information on the construction and maintenance of American pipelines.

SMA Chairman Tracy Porter Testifies Before Congressional Steel Caucus

SMA Chairman Tracy Porter testified at today's Congressional Steel Caucus hearing. The purpose of the hearing was to to discuss significant national infrastructure projects and other matters of interest to the domestic steel industry.

SMA Presents at Platts Steel Markets North America Conference

Today, SMA President Phil Bell presented at the 13th Annual Platts Steel Markets North America Conference. He discussed challenges related to global steel overcapacity.

House Hearing Examines Water Infrastructure’s Role in a 21st Century Economy

Today, the House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment held its first hearing of the 115th Congress. The Subcommittee examined the role of federal government agencies in building water infrastructure projects.

House Oversight Hearing: Examining Environmental Barriers to Infrastructure Development

Earlier this week, SMA counsel Wayne D'Angelo testified at a House hearing on environmental barriers to infrastructure development. SMA's testimony begins at the 24:15 mark.

Domestic Steel Industry Shows Support for Buy America & Melting Standard

SMA joined nine other leading steel industry association and labor groups in sending a letter to the White House and Congressional leadership in support of Buy America domestic procurement preferences in U.S. law.

SMA Statement in Response to President Trump’s First Address to a Joint Session of Congress

Last night, President Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress. SMA President Phil Bell issued the following statement in response...

SMA Testifies at Congressional Hearing on Barriers to Infrastructure Development

SMA was invited to testify at a joint hearing of the House Oversight Subcommittee on the Interior, Energy, and Environment and the Subcommittee on Intergovernmental Affairs.