This event offered automakers and suppliers first hand insight into what’s ahead for advanced steel technologies. Presentations available here!...more
5/19/2011 - Steel offers solutions for the challenges facing automakers today and far into the future.
5/18/2011 - John McElroy - President of Blue Sky Productions, Host of Autoline Detroit, Autoline Daily and Autoline After Hours
5/18/2011 - An overview of steel body structure designs that reduce mass by more than 35 percent and reduce total life cycle emissions by nearly 70 percent!
5/18/2011 - Steve McCallum and Monte Taylor - General Motors Company
5/18/2011 - Sean McAlinden - Center for Automotive Research (CAR)
5/18/2011 - Shawn Morgans - Ford Motor Company
5/18/2011 - Abey Abraham - Ducker Worldwide
5/18/2011 - Priya Prasad - Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Please contact us for a copy of the PowerPoint)
5/18/2011 - Douglas Smith - Chrysler Group LLC
5/18/2011 - DJ Zhou – Chrysler Group LLC
5/18/2011 - Mai Huang - ArcelorMittal USA LLC
5/18/2011 - Guofei Chen – United States Steel Corporation
5/18/2011 - Gang Huang - ArcelorMittal USA LLC
5/18/2011 - Joe Meyecic – Diversified Tooling Group
5/18/2011 - Ravir Bhatnagar – ArcelorMittal USA LLC
5/18/2011 - Darryl Young – Ford Motor Company Xueyuan Nie – University of Windsor
5/18/2011 - Ming Shi – United States Steel Corporation
5/18/2011 - Todd Outman - Rotaguard
5/18/2011 - Danet Suryatama – EDAG Inc.
5/18/2011 - Luiz Lopes - Maxion-Fumagalli Automotive
5/18/2011 - Timo Faath - ThyssenKrupp Steel USA, LLC
5/18/2011 - Jody Hall - General Motors Company
5/18/2011 - Albert Sedlmaier - data M Sheet Metal Solutions GmbH
5/18/2011 - Justin Hunt– AET Integration, Inc.
5/18/2011 - Mansour Mirdamadi – Dow Automotive Systems
5/18/2011 - Susan Wolf – ArcelorMittal USA LLC
5/18/2011 - Kelvin Shih – Lawrence Technological University
1/21/2015 - Chief engineer of the Ram 1500 EcoDiesel and Wayne State alumna Elizabeth Krear, was honored with the 2015 Industry Innovator Award from SMDI.
1/16/2015 - SMDI took center stage as a Premiere Sponsor of the North American International Auto Show.
1/14/2015 - Lawrence W. Kavanagh, president of SMDI discusses the future of steel in the automotive industry.
1/13/2015 - Awards honor innovators and heroes who are pioneering the use of steel in their work.
12/17/2014 - SMDI will host a casual space for automotive designers, engineers and media to explore the advantages of today's AHSS in the Grand Riverview Ballroom.
12/17/2014 - The GMC Canyon features a cab and frame made with more than 72 percent advanced high-strength steel.
12/3/2014 - The Chevrolet Colorado feature extensive use of AHSS making it the most fuel efficient in its segment, while preserving true pickup capability.
11/24/2014 - Light-duty truck and SUV material studies show steel lighter on the environment than aluminum over total vehicle life.
11/14/2014 - The all-new, seventh-generation Volkswagen Golf has captured Motor Trend's prestigious Car of the Year award.