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Apr 20, 2016, 02:44 ET Advanced High-Strength Steel Growth Exceeds Forecast

Over the past three years, the amount of advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) used each year in automotive applications has been 10 percent higher...


Feb 08, 2016, 01:00 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, 05:48 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) presented...


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 American Metal...


Jun 09, 2015, 04:30 ET SMDI President Featured Panelist At Steel Success Strategies XXX

The Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) President, Lawrence Kavanagh, was a featured panelist at the American Metal Market's Steel Success...


May 13, 2015, 09:00 ET Steel Market Development Institute Announces Bar Steel Fatigue Database Now At 134 Iterations

Today, the Long Products Market Development Group (LPMDG) of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), announced the fifth update of its online...


May 13, 2015, 01:57 ET Nissan Recognized By SMDI For Use Of Advanced High-Strength Steel At 14th Annual Great Designs in Steel Seminar

The Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) awarded Nissan Motor Co. the...


Apr 30, 2015, 09:05 ET SMDI's Jody Hall Featured Speaker At 2015 Association of Women in the Metal Industries Detroit Chapter Annual Dinner

The Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) Vice President for the automotive market, Jody Hall, was the featured speaker at the 2015 Association ...


Jan 13, 2015, 03:00 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 Market Development ...


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 will...


Oct 04, 2014, 01:43 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, 01:00 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 N....


May 16, 2014, 02:07 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 Guidelines...


May 14, 2014, 01:59 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 Steel...


Mar 12, 2014, 03:14 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 Steel...


Jan 14, 2014, 03:35 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...


Dec 04, 2013, 10:00 ET Lightweight Steel Twist Beam Achieves 30 Percent Mass Reduction At Lower Cost Than Alternative Materials

Furthering its mission to help automakers meet stringent fuel economy requirements, the Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) Automotive...


Nov 18, 2013, 11:00 ET When It Comes To Food Packaging Choices, Sustainability Trumps Novelty

An independent research study conducted by MindClick Global on behalf of the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the...


Sep 25, 2013, 01:34 ET A Scientific Method Or Marketing Gimmick?

The Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) President Lawrence W. Kavanagh issued the following statement regarding the Oak Ridge National...


Aug 07, 2013, 11:00 ET New Life Cycle Assessment Study Shows Replacing Wood Utility Poles With Steel Significantly Lowers Key Environmental Impacts

A detailed life cycle assessment (LCA) study commissioned by the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and...


Aug 06, 2013, 10:00 ET New Study Confirms Lightweight Styled Steel Wheels Equivalent In Mass To Aluminum At 40 Percent Cost Savings

To assist automakers in manufacturing vehicles that will meet the new fuel economy regulations while also offering style to consumers, the Steel...


Jul 10, 2013, 09:00 ET Steel Market Development Institute: Obama Climate Action Plan Vehicle Strategy Flawed

One of the three pillars of the Obama Administration's Climate Action Plan is to cut carbon emissions in America by implementing strict fuel economy...


May 17, 2013, 10:15 ET Steel Industry Names William Heenan As Recipient Of 2013 SMDI Lifetime Achievement Award

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


May 02, 2013, 10:00 ET Designing the Future of the Automotive Industry: Great Designs in Steel Seminar Demonstrates Steel's Leading Position

More than 1,400 steel and automotive experts gathered in Livonia, Mich. yesterday to discuss a key aspect of the automotive industry's future...


May 01, 2013, 10:30 ET Steel Industry Unveils Design Tool For Material Comparison In Automotive Applications

WorldAutoSteel, along with the Steel Market Development Institute (SMDI), a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute, today unveiled a...