Category: News

Earth Day 2022

The Steel Manufacturers Association is excited to kick off Earth Day 2022. Every day our members prove the difference one type of steel can make. About 27% of the steel produced globally and 70% of the steel in America uses the highly eco-friendly EAF process. EAF steelmaking has 75% fewer carbon emissions than traditional steel […]

SMA Annual Member Conference – Registration now Open!

Join the Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) as we continue to partner together to address key issues for strengthening manufacturing in America. Our joint conference will have SMA and AISI member company CEOs, Cabinet officials, members of Congress as well as industry and market experts in attendance and presenting to […]

SMA Applauds Section 232 Agreement with the UK

Washington, DC:  “The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) is pleased with the 232 agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom announced today.  This agreement will help with the problems of global excess steel capacity, transshipment, illegal dumping and subsidies” said SMA President Philip K. Bell.  The deal will end the threat of retaliatory tariffs […]

Biden’s SOTU Address Touts Issues Important to Steelmakers

Washington DC: During last night’s State of the Union Address, President Biden spoke to several subjects important to American steelmakers. The President cited matters including infrastructure investment, Buy America(n) policies, passage of the Bipartisan Innovation Act, and the growth of the manufacturing sector during his speech. In his remarks, President Biden said, “…That we must […]

SMA Comments on Biden’s Clean Manufacturing Agenda

The Buy Green Task Force is targeted at harnessing the Federal Government’s buying power to support the use of industrial materials produced in a less carbon-intensive manner.  SMA is excited to engage with the task force to help focus that buying power on low-carbon steel products that are produced here in the United States, where […]

SMA Partners with REMADE Institute

The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) is pleased to announce its recent partnership with the REMADE Institute. The partnership brings together industry innovators, academic researchers, and national labs to enhance U.S. industrial competitiveness while leading the transition to a circular economy. Eric Stuart, vice president of environment and sustainability, SMA said, “as sustainable steelmakers utilizing ferrous […]

SMA Welcomes Presidential Proclamation on EU Steel Imports

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) president Philip K. Bell released the following statement today, after Monday’s presidential proclamation implementing a tariff-rate quota (TRQ) on steel imports from the EU: “The SMA is pleased that the Biden administration has  officially implemented a tariff-rate quota (TRQ) under Section 232 on steel products imported from the […]

America Recycles Day

America Recycles Day

Each year on November 15, millions of people across the United States take part in America Recycles Day. The day raises awareness about recycling and the value of recycled products. How we recycle and reuse products are important. SMA members are America’s recycling leaders using up to 95 percent recycled content in their EAFproduction processes. […]