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Staying Steel-strong During the Pandemic

By Camille Grayson
on April 13, 2020

The steel industry plays a strong role in the U.S. economy, and as a nation we depend on it to build the infrastructure we all use every day. That’s why steelworkers will continue to supply the nation with the steel even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on to learn more.

Steel manufacturing is essential
Steel manufacturing is considered “critical manufacturing,” which is essential in supporting infrastructure and the defense industrial base. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) provides guidance on identifying critical infrastructure workers here.

Zekelman Industries calls on the steel industry to stay strong
Barry Zekelman, executive chairman and CEO of Zekelman Industries, offers this message: “We must continue to move forward, to take care of our teammates, our customers, our suppliers and our communities.” Read the full letter here.

The American Metal ebook tells the story of steel
As this ebook states, steel supports us everywhere. That’s why steel is so critical to our country and why it’s important to keep our steel industry strong. Download the ebook here.

And, most importantly, stay safe and be well.