Overcoming The Skills-Gap Is Critical To Reshoring Essential Supply Chains

Harry Moser, Founder/President, Reshoring Initiative® Global disruption and geopolitical risk created by phenomena like the pandemic and the Russian invasion of Ukraine resulted in unreliable global supply chains and shortages of essential goods. This type of unpredictable disruption highlights the urgency to invest in reshoring essential product ecosystems. Overcoming the


Tarrant Regional Water District Discussion Webinar

Join STI/SPFA on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 10:00 AM CST for a discussion with Shelly Hattan, engineer at Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD), where she’ll share information about why the District chooses steel water pipe to meet present and future needs.


STI/SPFA Safety Award Submissions Now Open

Submissions are now open for the STI/SPFA Safety Awards. The awards recognize the safe performance of STI/SPFA members in the safe performance of companies engaged in shop fabrication, inspection, maintenance and field construction activities.


Unchecked Egos: The Enemy of Effective Leadership

Damian Lang CEO Malta Dynamics It has been my experience that egos are prevalent among business leaders, myself included. They are what catapulted us into the corporate arena and made us want to lead successful companies. “The ego can be your greatest asset or your biggest liability.” The word “ego”


Introduction to Savings4Members Webinar

Join us to learn how you can put your STI/SPFA membership to work on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 10:00 AM CST as we explore STI/SPFA’s #Savings4Members program and share how your company can save thousands in operational expenses.


2023 STI/SPFA Annual Meeting Registration Now Open

Join STI/SPFA in beautiful Coronado, California for a meeting on the coast. In addition to education, section meetings, and networking, the 2022 STI/SPFA Steel Product Awards will be presented, as well as the Safety Awards. You won’t want to miss the memorable awards presentation with the back drop of the


John Vrable Passes Away

John Vrable worked for Consolidated Natural Gas for several years before joining U.S. Steel, where he worked in the area of corrosion research. While at U.S. Steel, and working in conjunction with the Steel Tank Institute, Dow Chemical, and Kennedy Tank, John’s research of underground steel tank corrosion led to


Winter Weather Safety

The winter season brings cold temperatures and often times severe weather conditions that create many hazards for individuals working in these conditions.


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    “STI/SPFA membership has allowed us to promote and sell PERMATANK® in Southeast Asia and Asia Pacific.”

    Supara Sinsamudpadung
    Padungsilpa Engineering Co., Ltd.