Public Policy

From defense and international trade to infrastructure and the environment, SSINA is committed to advancing public policies that support our industry’s long-term viability. A strong specialty metals industry and a strong domestic manufacturing base are critical to our country’s economic success as well as our national security.

Specialty Metals




SSINA and its member companies welcome the opportunity to share information and ideas with all interested stakeholders, including the United States Congress and various departments and agencies, as well as other trade groups, both domestically and internationally. SSINA executives frequently testify before the Congressional Steel Caucus and the association regularly submits comments in response to agency requests and rulemakings. SSINA also monitors international trade developments and trends and is a vigorous defender of our nation’s trade laws. In everything we do, our core focus remains promoting our unique industry and its strategic importance to the nation’s economic and national security.

In this section, you will find SSINA policy statements, position papers, general background information and links to key resources.