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Steel Tube Institute Names New President

Written by Laura Miller

The Steel Tube Institute (STI) has announced its new president, Ramiro Rodriguez Agusti of Nucor-Republic Conduit.

steel tube instituteRodriguez Agusti, a long-time STI member, began his two-year term on June 1. He follows former STI president Glenn Baker of Searing Industries.

Rodriguez Agusti is currently head of Nucor-Republic Conduit’s commercial division and is the company’s primary point of contact for the US electrical industry. Nucor purchased Republic Conduit and its two locations in Louisville, Ky., and Cedar Springs, Ga., in 2016 for $335 million.

“Ramiro has been a reliable and important leader in our Conduit Committee. His commitment to the institute and its mission makes him the perfect choice for this important role. Ramiro’s strong strategic marketing and statistical background will help STI continue to build value for its members and the steel industry,” commented STI executive director Dale Crawford.

Chicago-based STI has represented North American manufacturers of tubular steel products since 1930.

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