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Press Release: Optimus Steel Joins the Steel Manufacturers Association

Washington, D.C.  – The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) announced today that Optimus Steel has joined the association. Optimus Steel is located in Beaumont, Texas and specializes in the production of wire rod and coiled rebar.


SMA Announces Recipient for James F. Collins Advocacy Award

Washington, D.C. – The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) presented one of its most prestigious steel industry awards: the James F. Collins Achievement in Advocacy Award to John Bass, Nucor Corporation. Bass was presented with this award during the joint SMA & AISI Annual Members Conference at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC.


Press Release: Alton Steel, Inc. Produces its First Bar-in-Coil

ALTON, IL (April 23, 2018) – Alton Steel, Inc. has produced the first bar-in-coil through its newly installed Garrett-style coiler. The $4.75 million project was approved in July 2017 by the ASI Board of Directors. The addition of this equipment complements ASI’s existing offerings of hot-rolled, cut-to-length SBQ bars and boosts support for customers in [...]