Winter 2020 Newsletter
AISC Fabricated Steel
Trade Case Update
The U.S. Department of Commerce has found evidence that China, Canada, and Mexico have been dumping fabricated structural steel into the U.S. market. 

On Friday, January 24, the U.S. Department of Commerce  issued a press release  announcing its findings on AISC’s trade case involving unfairly traded fabricated structural steel from China, Canada, and Mexico. The ruling is in response to petitions that AISC filed back in February of 2019. 

Commerce issued affirmative final determinations in both the antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) investigations of imports of fabricated structural steel (FSS) from China and Mexico, and an affirmative final determination in the AD investigation of FSS from Canada. 
The ITC is currently scheduled to make its final injury determinations on or about March 9, 2020. In conjunction with today’s decision by Commerce, if the ITC makes affirmative final injury determinations, Commerce will issue AD and CVD orders which will remain in effect for at least 5 years.

If the ITC makes negative final determinations of injury, the investigations will be terminated, and no orders will be issued. 

For more details about the decision and final margins,  read the International Trade Administration’s Fact Sheet

If you have any questions about today’s announcement, please reach out to Brian Raff, AISC’s Director of Communications and Public Affairs at  raff@aisc.org .
The deadline to apply
for the SFNE Scholarship is
April 3, 2020.
2020 Scholarship News
SFNE is currently accepting applications and donations for the 2020 scholarship!
The SFNE Scholarship was established to assist qualified students and to encourage interest in the fabricated structural steel construction industry.

SFNE will award two $1,000 scholarships and the winners will be announced on May 1, 2020 .

The scholarship is available to:
  • High school students who would attend a welding program at a technical school or a community college;
  • Students enrolled in or who would attend a Civil Engineering, Architectural Engineering, Construction Engineering, Structural Engineering, Welding Technology or Construction Management programs;
  • Undergraduate juniors, seniors or master’s level graduate students;
  • Students attending universities in CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, or VT — full-time; and
  • U.S. citizens
Special Thanks to our Current Scholarship Sponsors!
Boston Steel Fabricators, Inc.

Building Envelope Systems

Infra-Metals Corporation

James A. McBrady, Inc.

NorthStar Insurance Services, Inc.

Nucor Steel-Yamato Steel Company
Upcoming Events - Mark Your Calendar!
NASCC: The Steel Conference
April - 24, 2020
Georgia World Congress Center
Atlanta, GA

The premier educational and networking event for the structural steel industry, bringing together structural engineers, structural steel fabricators, erectors, detailers, and architects. 

Click here for more information.
SFNE Spring Meeting and Networking Dinner
May 20, 2020
S.L. Chasse Steel Fabricators and Erectors
Hudson, NH

Featuring a panel discussion showcasing how fabricators can grow their business using new technologies

More information coming soon!
Steel Fabricators of New England
11 Robert Toner Blvd., #234
North Attleboro, MA 02763
Phone: 603-766-7363
Catherine Flaherty | Executive Director

Katie Burke | Program Coordinator

Karen Flynn, Administrative Assistant