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Oct 30, 2017, 12:44 ET Steel Industry CEO Discusses The Impact Of The Canadian Steel Industry On The North American Automotive Market

Last week members from the Automobile Journalist Association of Canada (AJAC) and Sean Donnelly, president and CEO of ArcelorMittal Dofasco and...


Sep 27, 2017, 09:28 ET SMDI Presents The Midwest Automotive Media Association's Annual Fall Rally

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), is partnering for the second year...


Jun 07, 2017, 08:54 ET SMDI Announces Lifetime Achievement Award Winners For 2017

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), presented Michael F. Engestrom...


May 17, 2017, 11:47 ET Volvo Received Advanced High-Strength Steel Innovation Award At 16th Annual Great Designs In Steel Seminar

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), honored the Volvo Car Corporation...


Jan 24, 2017, 11:18 ET The Steel Market Development Institute Presents World-Class Media Center at the 2017 Washington Auto Show®

The Washington Auto Show®, the public policy show on the auto industry circuit and the largest consumer show in Washington D.C., will feature a...


Jan 10, 2017, 15:56 ET Steel Advocates Recognized At North American International Auto Show

During a press briefing at the 2017 North American International Auto Show in Detroit today, the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a...


Sep 27, 2016, 11:55 ET SMDI And The Midwest Automotive Media Association Partner For Fall Rally And Association's 25th Anniversary

 The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), is partnering with the Midwest...


Jul 27, 2016, 10:00 ET Steel Industry Teams Up For Material Transparency

 The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), has compiled a comprehensive...


Jul 19, 2016, 15:00 ET SMDI, Dodge And The Midwest Automotive Media Association Partner For Track Driving School

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), is partnering with Dodge and the...


Jul 18, 2016, 20:16 ET North American Steel Industry Comments On Release Of Draft Technical Assessment Report Of Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions And Fuel Economy Standards

 The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), commented today on the release...


May 19, 2016, 08:00 ET SMDI Announces Environmental Impacts Of Materials Decisions In Vehicle GHG Emissions

 Today, the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), announced results of a...


May 11, 2016, 11:18 ET SMDI Recognizes Honda And Gestamp For Use Of Advanced High-Strength Steel At 15th Annual Great Designs In Steel Seminar

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), awarded the "Automotive Excellence...


Apr 28, 2016, 19:23 ET SMDI'S Hall Discusses Automotive Materials At Precision MetalForming Association's Automotive Parts Supplier's Conference

The Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) Vice President of the automotive market, Dr. Jody Hall, presented today during the 2016 Precision...


Apr 25, 2016, 08:00 ET New Online Courses Teach Linemen How To Safely Work With Steel Utility Poles

Two new one-hour online courses developed by the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI) and its partners—the Metropolitan Community...


Feb 08, 2016, 13:00 ET Steel Industry Releases Industry-Wide Environmental Product Declaration For Cold-Formed Steel Studs And Track

 The Steel Recycling Institute released the first industry-wide Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for Cold-Formed Steel Studs and Track...


Jan 12, 2016, 17:48 ET SMDI Honors Champions Of Steel At North American International Auto Show

During a press briefing at the 2016 North American International Auto Show in Detroit today, the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI)...


Sep 03, 2015, 09:00 ET SMDI's Jody Hall Speaks at American Metal Market's Inaugural North American Automotive Metals Conference

 The Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) Vice President for the automotive market, Jody Hall, was a speaker at the inaugural...


Jan 13, 2015, 15:00 ET SMDI Honors Men And Women Of Steel At Inaugural Awards During North American International Auto Show

 Helping first responders gain access to victims faster.  Providing innovative solutions to develop a best-in-class truck. The Steel...


Oct 23, 2014, 10:11 ET Steel Market Development Institute Appoints Mark A. Thimons To Head Up Steel Recycling Institute

 The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), announces that Mark A. Thimons...


Oct 04, 2014, 13:43 ET World Steel Dynamics Predicts Short-Lived Gains For Aluminum Before Advanced High-Strength Steels Take Over

World Steel Dynamics' (WSD) report AutoBody Warfare: Aluminum Attack, based on WSD's independent consultation with steel, aluminum and automotive...


Aug 04, 2014, 13:00 ET SMDI Taps GM's Dr. Hall as Head of Automotive Programs

 The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI), announced today that Dr. Jody...


May 16, 2014, 14:07 ET New Guidelines Support Use of the Latest, Lightest Steel Technologies

 At the Great Designs in Steel automotive conference, WorldAutoSteel announced the launch of the Advanced High-Strength Steels Application...


May 14, 2014, 13:59 ET SMDI Honors General Motors Design Team For Innovative Use Of Advanced Steel At 13th Annual Great Designs in Steel Seminar

 For its use of advanced high-strength steel (AHSS), the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and...


Mar 12, 2014, 15:14 ET College Students Unveil Renderings At Steel Market Development Institute's Steel Wheel Design Competition Awards Presentation

 The Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) Wheels Task Force, in partnership with Michelin, announced the winners of its fifth annual...


Jan 14, 2014, 15:35 ET Consumers View Advanced High-Strength Steel As The Answer To Safety, Performance And Fuel Efficiency According To New Market Research Report

 At the 2014 North American International Auto Show today the steel industry unveiled conclusive findings from a recent market research study...