The ASI and Australian steel
The Australian Steel Institute (ASI) is the peak industry association representing the complete steel value chain. ASI provides representation, advocacy, technical and marketing leadership and an independent forum to facilitate steel promotion and industry competitiveness. ASI’s mission is to increase the awareness of the benefits of steel and promote Australian made steel and steelwork as the product of choice.
Steel is an important segment of Australia’s economy. Australia’s steel industry and associated service suppliers employs 100,000+ people and has an annual turnover in excess of $27 billion. Steel is used in a diverse range of applications including, buildings, bridges, structures, mechanical equipment, bins, silos, conveyors, resource projects, and to action our sustainability imperative, to name a few. The manufacturing of steel, steelwork and steel related products provides employment and, importantly, skilled training for the current generation, who form the basis of our future advanced manufacturing capability.
Steel is a strategic Industry and it is essential to support this industry for our security and reliability of supply into the future.