Association & Links

Foundation Steel is a world leader in structural and reinforcement steel products, and we’ve built that success with the help of our rich and vibrant community of partners, associations, and trade groups.

Below are some important industry links:

American Institute of Steel Construction

The American Institute of Steel Construction is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association for the use of structural steel in the construction industry of the United States.

Ironworkers Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT)

Expanding job opportunities for ironworkers and their contractors.

Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI)

The mission of the Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute is to maximize the use of steel reinforcement in concrete in construction.

American Concrete Institute (ACI)

The American Concrete Institute is advancing concrete knowledge by conducting seminars, managing certification programs, and publishing technical documents.

Ironworkers International

International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers.

Metal Building Contractors & Erectors Association

The MBCEA supports the professional advancement and development of metal building contractors and erectors and the metal buildings industry.

National Safety Council (NSC)

The National Safety Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nongovernmental public service organization dedicated to protecting life and promoting health.

Post Tensioning Institute (PTI)

The PTI represents a community of businesses and professionals dedicated to expanding quality post-tensioning applications.

Iron Workers Local 55 (IW55)

Ironworkers Local 55 Provides a qualified, competent workforce!

Iron Workers Local 17 (IW17)

Local 17 continues its long tradition of building the region from erecting the steel for office buildings and bridges to serving the various manufacturing plants and mills.

Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce

The Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce provides the buying power, business expertise, connections and advocacy necessary for your business, and our community, to succeed in the New Manufacturing Economy.

Ohio Unified Certification Program (DBE)

Cert. Look-Up. The Ohio Unified Certification Program has been developed in cooperation with the Federal Department of Transportation and municipal, county, and state organizations to provide a centralized point of access for the distribution and management of DBE related information.

ODOT Pre-Qualified Contractors EDGE and DBE (ODOT)

Listed as Spider Enterprises. The Ohio Department of Transportation's listing of prequalified EDGE and DBE contractors.

Safety Council of Northwest Ohio (SCNWO)

The Safety Council of Northwest Ohio (SCNWO) is your resource for all safety, health and environmental issues.

National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

The NFIB, a small business association, provides discounts, research, online forums, networking, state and federal lobbying for small businesses across the US.

Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation provides medical and compensation benefits for work-related injuries, diseases and deaths.

American Welding Society

The American Welding Society was founded in 1919 as a non-profit organization to advance the science, technology and application of welding and allied joining and cutting processes, including brazing, soldering and thermal spraying.

Metal Buildings Institute

MBI’s primary goal is to improve the quality of in-place metal building construction by providing education and training programs to metal building contractors, erectors, and students in construction programs for the direct benefit of specifiers, designers, and owners.

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Ironworkers Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT)
Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI)
American Concrete Institute (ACI
Ironworkers International
National Safety Council (NSC)
Post Tensioning Institute (PTI)
Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce
Ohio Unified Certification Program (DBE)
ODOT Pre-Qualified Contractors EDGE and DBE (ODOT)
Safety Council of Northwest Ohio (SCNWO)
National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)

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