The Alliance for American Manufacturing (AAM) welcomed steel workers to Washington, DC on Tuesday, September 19th to meet with congressmen and women in support of the domestic steel industry. Thanks to all of the SMA member companies who sent representatives. The press release from the event is shared below. INDUSTRY REPRESENTATIVES ARRIVE ON CAPITOL HILL [...]
SMA would like to recognize TMK IPSCO for contributions to their communities in Brookfield, OH and Blytheville, AR. TMK IPSCO employees, as well as the company, are actively involved in local and regional events and causes. “Involvement in our communities is an important part of the way we do business at TMK IPSCO” said Michelle [...]
Our thoughts and prayers are with our SMA members in Texas and along the Gulf Coast. Thank you to the mills that are providing status updates. According to the National Hurricane Center, rainfall amounts of up to 50 inches have occurred in the Houston metropolitan area. Serious flooding will continue to occur over a large [...]
Over the last several weeks, SMA has lead the efforts to pull together a coalition of 25 domestic steel producers who endorsed a letter to President Trump urging immediate action on the Section 232 probe initiated earlier this year. These companies represent 90 percent of domestic steelmaking capacity, and have seen steel imports recently capture [...]
SMA Presents Don B. Daily Safety Award to Three Recipients Washington, D.C. – The Steel Manufacturers Association (“SMA”) has announced its annual Don B. Daily Achievement in Safety award recipients for 2017, recognizing the safety efforts of individuals and companies in the North American EAF steel industry. The awards will be presented during SMA’s Fall [...]
Support for 232 Crops Up as Trump Heads to Youngstown - Will the president talk about the steel investigation in the industrial heartland? Nucor's CEO, John Ferriola, appeared on CNBC's Mad Money with Jim Cramer on Monday to discuss.
Comments from SMA President Philip K. Bell
In recent days, President Trump has made clear that he is considering taking decisive action to help save thousands of American jobs. Last week, President Trump noted that China and other nations are “dumping steel and destroying our steel industry. They’ve been doing it for decades, and I’m stopping it.”
SMA Executive Committee member and SDI CEO discusses the importance of 232 tariff remedy for 21st Century Steelmakers.
SMA Supports Continuation of the American Iron and Steel procurement preference for the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund
The Steel Manufacturers Association signed on to a multi association letter that strongly supports the continuation of the American Iron and Steel (AIS) procurement preference for the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF). Full letter can be accessed below. multi-association letter to Energy and Commerce on AIS provision in DWSRF