Category: Press Release

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 […]