Category: Press Release

SMA Annual Members Conference – Registration now Open!

SMA Annual Members Conference – Registration now Open!

Please join us in Washington, DC for the joint Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) and American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) Annual Members Conference. This steel industry event is focused on public policy and brings together senior representatives from both government and industry.    SMA and AISI continue to partner together to address key issues for strengthening […]

Good for America: SMA Comments on Senate Passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, the United States Senate passed a $1 trillion infrastructure bill with a bipartisan vote of 69-30. In response to the vote, Philip K. Bell, president of the Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) issued the following statement “The bipartisan passage of this infrastructure bill is monumental. SMA appreciates the hard work and compromise […]

SMA Comments on House Passage of the INVEST in America Act

Washington, DC –  In a statement released today, Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) president, Philip K. Bell, said, “we are pleased to see the House passage of the $715 billion INVEST in America Act. The surface transportation reauthorization and water infrastructure bill will help pave the way for more resilient infrastructure, safer bridges, better roads, cleaner […]

SMA Comments on Senate Passage of the Endless Frontiers Act

Washington DC – (June 9, 2021) – Today, SMA President Philip K. Bell, issued the following statement on the passage of Senate Bill 1260, the Endless Frontier Act. “The SMA is pleased to see the bi-partisan passage of this important and comprehensive bill that helps ensure America’s supply chains are not disrupted, provides funding for […]

Industry Leaders Discuss the Importance of the Domestic Metals Supply Chain

SMA president, Philip K. Bell, participated in a roundtable discussion with other metals industry trade association leaders highlighting ways that more American metal can be produced, consumed, and shipped domestically. An article covering the wide ranging discussion appears in the June 2021 issue of the Fabricator which can be found here.

SMA Comments on Bipartisan Senate EPW Committee Passage of Surface Transportation Reauthorization

SMA president Philip K. Bell issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) unanimous bipartisan passage (20-0 vote) of the $303.5 billion Surface Transportation Reauthorization Act (STRA) of 2021. According to Bell, “With passage of this important bill from committee, the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), […]

CLC Report Supports Sustainability of Domestic EAF Steelmaking

Today, the Climate Leadership Council (CLC) released a report entitled “Leveraging a Carbon Advantage:  Impacts of a Border Carbon Adjustment and Carbon Fee on the U.S. Steel Industry.”      SMA president, Philip K. Bell said, “SMA supports the research done by the Climate Leadership Council and CRU. One key finding of the study is that the domestic steel industry has a […]

SMA Statement on U.S. and EU Announcement on Steel Overcapacity

Washington, DC – Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA), president, Philip K. Bell, released the following statement in response to U.S. Trade Representative, Katherine Tai, and Secretary of Commerce, Gina Raimondo, announcing the start of discussions between the European Union (EU) and the United States to address global steel excess capacity: “The SMA applauds today’s announcement by the […]