Recent News

FebFeb, 27 2017

SMA Lauds Confirmation of Commerce Secretary

February 27th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Release|

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.

FebFeb, 22 2017

SMA Member Sterling Steel Hosts Congresswoman Cheri Bustos

February 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|

SMA was pleased to work with Sterling Steel to arrange a plant tour for Congresswoman Cheri Bustos (D-IL-17).

FebFeb, 22 2017

SMA Comments on Preliminary Countervailing Duties on Turkish Rebar Imports

February 22nd, 2017|Categories: News, Press Release|

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) today issued its preliminary countervailing duties on Turkish steel rebar imports.

FebFeb, 16 2017

Manufacturing and Agriculture Groups Brief Congress on Critical Role of Trade Law Enforcement

February 16th, 2017|Categories: News|

Representatives from a diverse range of manufacturing and agriculture-related industries briefed Congressional staff on the critical role that trade law enforcement plays in restoring the American productive economy. The event was sponsored by the Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws.

FebFeb, 8 2017

Coalition Writes Senate Leadership in Support of Vessel Incidental Discharge Legislation

February 8th, 2017|Categories: Letter, News|

SMA joined over three hundred other organizations in sending a letter to Senate Majority Leader McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Schumer expressing strong support for S. 168, the Commercial Vessel Incidental Discharge Act.

FebFeb, 7 2017

Buy America Bill Introduced to Boost Job Creation

February 7th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Release|

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.