The Steel Market Development Institute has launched a new Web site, smdisteel.org. The site provides information about the North American steel industry’s market applications, research and reports on new product advancements and the industry’s commitment to sustainability.

The Steel Market Development Institute has launched a new Web site, www.smdisteel.org. The site provides information about the North American steel industry’s market applications, research and reports on new product advancements and the industry’s commitment to sustainability. Highlights of the site include:

Updates on advanced high-strength steel research in the automotive market, including new technologies being utilized in automotive applications, such as body structures, wheels, bumpers and fuel tanks.

Easy access to research, design aids and training opportunities in the construction market.

Fast facts on the benefits of steel packaging and access to research on the nutritional benefits of canned food in the container market.

Expanded focus on the environmental and sustainable advantages of steel, which go beyond steel being the most recycled material on the planet.

A feature on the site is the global navigation bar at the top of the page that enables visitors to move across the steel network of Web sites. The site also features a media center, events area, online store and a place to access protected content reserved for SMDI investors.