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 [...]
Washington, D.C. – The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) announced today that Bayou Steel Group has joined the association. Bayou Steel Group is an independent company that produces long carbon steel products in North America, with operations in LaPlace, LA, Harriman, TN, and three strategically located stocking depots in Tulsa, OK, Chicago, IL and Pittsburgh, PA. [...]
SMA Commends Senate Approval of Bob Lighthizer as USTR
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"
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.
Last night, President Trump delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress. SMA President Phil Bell issued the following statement in response...
By a vote of 72 to 27, the U.S. Senate today voted to confirm Wilbur L. Ross as Secretary of the Department of Commerce.
The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) today issued its preliminary countervailing duties on Turkish steel rebar imports.
Representative Dan Lipinski (D-IL) introduced the Buy American Improvement Act of 2017, bipartisan legislation that seeks to create American jobs, promote domestic manufacturing, increase transparency and accountability in government procurement, and ensure that taxpayer dollars are spent in the U.S. whenever practicable.
The Steel Manufacturers Association, the End of Life Vehicle Solutions Corporation, and the American Iron and Steel Institute have reached an agreement to extend the ELVS program. ELVS is a nationally recognized program for recovering mercury switches from scrap cars and light trucks prior to shredding.