Why I belong to the SMA

Why I belong to the SMA2018-04-09T14:15:01+00:00

“Commercial Metals is a global company, over a century old and one of the founding members of the Steel Manufacturers Association.

Our participation and engagement in this organization gives us the platform to influence public policy on key issues involving trade, safety, environmental, logistical, and workforce issues that impact 21st Century Steelmakers.

As the steel industry landscape becomes more complex and unfair trade practices increasingly threaten the domestic steel industry, I count on the SMA to be our voice in Washington, DC and to work with CMC’s leadership on critical policy issues.

Throughout its 30 year history, the SMA has proven to be an organization that is “focused on the steelmaker”. Its programming for our mill employees and its leadership in the safety and environmental arenas provide Commercial Metals with a tremendous value proposition. Attendance at SMA meetings gives our employees the opportunity to learn from some of the best steelmakers in the industry.

The SMA creates a forum where its members can exchange ideas and engage in solution-focused initiatives for the North American steel industry. We are proud to be a part of this organization.”

Tracy Porter
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Commercial Metals Company, and
Chairman of the Steel Manufacturers Association