Strategic Plan

The STI/SPFA Strategic plan provides direction for the Board of Directors and staff as we continue to move the organization forward and respond to the needs of STI/SPFA members and the steel fabrication industry.


STI/SPFA will be the champion of steel storage tanks, pipe, pressure vessels, and other steel plate fabricated products.

STI/SPFA Mission

STI/SPFA will promote and unite the steel plate fabricated products industry through standards development, education and communication.

1-3 Years


Update and improve key operational elements of the association to create a better member experience. | Learn more


Be the leading resource of innovative education for our industry. | Learn more


Be the hub for members, their customers, and the public to promote the use and benefits of steel fabricated products and increase member and visitor engagement. | Learn more


Build and strengthen engagement opportunities and develop new benefits for members. | Learn more


Promote safe and healthy workplaces among member companies. | Learn more


Be the advocate for STI/SPFA members and the steel fabrication industry. | Learn more

5-10 YEARS

  • Add one new fabricator section to membership
  • Reach 300 total members (fabricators, affiliates, and associates)
  • Publish one new piece of relevant content on website each day
  • Increase social media presence to two posts per day on each platform
  • Offer one webinar each week

Big Hairy Audacious Goal (30 years and beyond)

Be the voice and go-to resource of the steel fabrication industry.

Featured Affiliate

STICO Mutual Insurance Co., RRG

Formed by STI/SPFA in 1988, STICO Mutual is a national, member-owned insurance company, providing protection from General Liability, Pollution and Warranty exposures to tank, vessel and equipment manufacturers and contractors.

“STI/SPFA membership has been the single most important factor in the success of our company.”

Bob Nemeth
Stanwade Metal Products, Inc.