Buy America Steel Products Association - Year One

Buy America Steel Products Association was started to be a resource for federal and state officials who enforce Buy America rules for road construction projects. It was also started to be a resource for road construction contractors looking for Buy America-compliant steel products. Our online directory makes it easy to find made-in- America steel products.

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BarSplice Products, Inc. joins Buy America Steel Products Association

BarSplice Products is a manufacturer of mechanical splices for the reinforced concrete industry. Their engineered splices meet the technical requirements of building codes such as American Concrete Institute (ACI) 318 Type 1 and Type 2 strength applications and Departments of Transportation. By means of market leadership, sales expertise and worldwide distribution, BarSplice consistently provides customer-focused solutions that provide the highest quality results and cost-effective installations.

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Update on U.S. Commerce Department Steel Imports Investigation

June 6, 2017 - Everyone in the steel industry is aware of accusations that foreign countries sell steel into the U.S. at prices below the cost of production (dumping). In April, President Trump signed a Presidential Memorandum directing the Secretary of Commerce to investigate whether steel imports threaten our national security. If the President finds that they do, the law allows him to take steps to protect our domestic steel industry.

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President Trump takes action to support Buy America

Last week, President Trump took two actions to support Buy America. On Tuesday, the President signed an executive order instructing all federal departments and agencies to conduct comprehensive assessments aimed at strengthening the Buy America Program. The President wants to minimize waivers and exceptions that give foreign steel unfair advantages in government procurement. Notably, the President affirmed the “melted and poured” standard for domestic steel, as we and other supporters of Buy America have urged. The White House press release is here.

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