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STEEL: The Material’s Champion

It’s been a long election year, and although we don’t know who will win the presidential race, we do know one thing for sure: steel is the best candidate in the automotive materials’ race. While other materials may possess a … Continue reading

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Steel Vehicle Summer Wrap Up

Yes, we’re asking the same question, “Where did summer go?!” It always seems to take a long time for the season to arrive and goes by way too fast once it’s here. Luckily, there are still a few weeks left … Continue reading

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Steel in Olympic Athletes

Cue the trumpets … now, cue the drums … here we go! The Rio 2016 Summer Olympics kick off tomorrow and boy are we excited. Every four years, we watch the long-awaited events, the summer sports, games and spectacles all … Continue reading

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Salute to American Steel

Since ancient times, steel has played a vital role in our everyday lives. Steel contains the 26th element on the periodic table, iron. It’s morphed into the backbone of the United States and steel can be found everywhere, from soup … Continue reading

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Celebrating 15 Years of Great Designs in Steel

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Steel Market Development Institute’s Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) seminar. As we look to the future, it’s important to look back on where we’ve been. The SMDI Automotive Applications Council had a … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Feature: The Triple Threat Woman

With Mother’s Day right around the corner, we couldn’t think of any other way to celebrate women in the steel and automotive industries than by featuring one of our own. Why triple threat? She’s got all the qualities to make … Continue reading

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Time to be Green: How to Reduce your Car Emissions

In our last post, we talked about how some of our driving habits may not be very friendly to the earth. To celebrate Earth Day this year we are giving the latest short- and long-term tweaks you can make to help … Continue reading

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Earth Day Special: What You Need to Know About Car Emissions

Steel and sustainability go hand in hand, so it’s no wonder why April is steel’s favorite month! This Earth Month, we’re working even harder to be aware and care, resulting in the earth’s welfare! When we think how eco-friendly our … Continue reading

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Pow! Steel is the Star in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

With all the buzz around the new Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice movie, it’s hard not to share the news – steel will be featured in more than one role in the movie! While Superman is often referred to … Continue reading

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Make New Steels, but Keep the Old – The Story of Steel’s Evolution

Did you know in the 1960s, there were only five types of automotive steel available and today there are more than 200? Different steels provide options for automakers to choose from to get the right job in your car done!  … Continue reading

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