Founded in 1977, NACD is a national non-profit membership organization dedicated exclusively to serving the corporate governance needs of corporate boards and individual board members. NACD's 10,000 members represent the boards of companies ranging from Fortune 100 to smaller public companies, private companies, and not-for-profit organizations.
The Allegheny Conference on Community Development and its Affiliates — the Greater Pittsburgh Chamber of Commerce, Pennsylvania Economy League of Southwestern Pennsylvania, LLC and the Pittsburgh Regional Alliance — work in collaboration with public and private sector partners to stimulate economic growth and enhance the quality of life in southwestern Pennsylvania. The Conference is a private sector leadership organization with over 300 Regional Investors. Regional Investors – all heads of our region’s employers – provide civic leadership to execute a focused agenda for regional improvement.
The Association for Iron & Steel Technology is committed to presenting superior technical meetings, conferences, exhibits and publications to better serve those involved in the iron and steel community, including steel manufacturers, suppliers, consumers and academics.
Since 1983, the Pittsburgh Technology Council has been the principal point of connection for companies from four primary clusters of the technology industry that are represented by a critical mass of businesses in southwestern Pennsylvania including, the Advanced Manufacturing / Materials, Green Technology, Information Technology and Life Sciences sectors.
The Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) consists of 36 North American companies that operate 130 steel plants and employ approximately 40,000 people. SMA members account for over seventy percent of domestic steel production. The SMA also has 129 Associate Member companies who provide goods and services to the steel industry.
SMA members are widely dispersed across North America, with 31 located in the United States, three in Canada, and two in Mexico. The US companies are represented in the United States Congress by 125 Congressional Districts in 37 states.
The SMA is the primary trade association for scrap-based electric arc furnace (EAF) steelmakers and rerollers. In 2008, EAF’s are expected to produce approximately 54.6 million metric tons, or 60 percent of the total steel manufactured in the US.