North American Steel Alliance is a member-owned purchasing cooperative serving the metals distribution industry comprised of over 122 independently operated steel service centers throughout the United States and Canada with over 350 distribution and processing facilities. NASA’s primary business focus is to strategically link members with the highest quality preferred suppliers, both metal and operational, to share innovative ideas and create unique opportunities for increasing profitability and ensuring ongoing success. They have developed and facilitated programs with more than 75 preferred suppliers ranging from producing steel mills to operational equipment, general services and consumable goods delivering millions of dollars in rebates and cost savings.


The Steel Tube Institute was formed in 1930 to promote and market steel tubing by mounting a cooperative effort that would improve manufacturing techniques and inform customers about their products’ utility and versatility. This remains the basic motivation for the Institute’s efforts today. STI’s members obtain information about new products and production techniques; develop a rapport and exchange information with companies in the industry; and work to support and advance the steel tubing industry. STI is constantly evolving to best meet the needs of a sophisticated and competitive marketplace. The organization is dedicated to the betterment of our industry and our member companies.