Category Archives: News

The Auto Industry’s High-Strength Diet Plan

Today’s vehicles are getting lighter, as we’ve documented in a previous blog post. A practice beginning on the heels of the Oil Crisis of the 1970s, the automotive industry continues to look to lightweighting to increase the fuel efficiency of … Continue reading

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Steel: Beyond the Body

Let’s look beyond the body and see where else high-strength steel provides value. Continue reading

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The Steel Industry’s Tech Transformation

ArcelorMittal Dofasco CEO Sean Donnelly discusses how technology is helping the steel industry respond to the automotive industry’s needs. Continue reading

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Your Summer Soundtrack Tune Up

The perfect playlist for a summer drive! Continue reading

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Volvo Wins Automotive Excellence Award at 16th annual Great Designs in Steel Seminar

Every year, the Steel Market Development Institute presents the Automotive Excellence Award at the annual Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) conference. Now in its 16th year, the conference features the best and brightest of the automotive and steel industries and … Continue reading

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Let’s Take It Outside with NWAPA!

The Pacific Northwest, a general term for the states of Washington, Oregon and Idaho, is well-known for its outdoor culture – no surprise, given the area’s gorgeous scenery. The population of these states are generally centered around one big city … Continue reading

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Give Your Vehicle Some TLC!

Spring has sprung! Gone are the dreary days of winter – which means no more slush, road salt or slow traffic (well… hopefully). While many drivers will be making a beeline to the car wash to scrub all of the … Continue reading

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A High-Strength Celebration of Earth Day!

The steel industry’s commitment to a greener future is in full view on Earth Day and beyond. Continue reading

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Steel Vehicles Have Changed – How We Repair Them Has Too

This is a guest post courtesy of Steve Marks, Industry Support Manager, I-CAR, and the recipient of SMDI’s 2017 Man of Steel Community Hero Award. Advances in automotive steels are allowing global manufacturers to produce amazing vehicles to meet consumer expectations … Continue reading

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Forging a Future: Women Impacting Today’s Steel Industry

Many people look to the automotive industry as a trendsetter in the worldwide workplace. Continue reading

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