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Beyond the convenient guides found here, there are many valuable resources you will find just a quick click away. Look to the trusted organizations listed below for many additional time-saving resources.

Applied Systems Associates (aSa) is proud to be an active member of these industry-leading groups, just as we have been since our founding in 1969. This involvement provides our organization, as it can yours, with a voice in resource development and standards influencing all of our work.


Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI) is the home of industry guides, online learning and industry standards for reinforcing steel production, fabrication, placing and inspection.


The Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (CRSI), founded in 1924, is a technical institute and Standards Developing Organization (SDO) that stands as the authoritative resource for information related to steel reinforced concrete construction. CRSI offers many industry-trusted technical publications, standards documents, design aids, reference materials and educational opportunities.

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American Concrete Institute (ACI) offers numerous forms of reinforced concrete guidance, from code publications to webinars.


The American Concrete Institute, founded in 1904 and headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development and distribution of consensus-based standards, technical resources, educational & training programs, certification programs, and proven expertise for individuals and organizations involved in concrete design, construction, and materials.


ASTM International (ASTM) is the worldwide leader in materials standards and provides specific guidance for reinforcing steel production and testing.


Over 12,000 ASTM standards operate globally. Defined and set by ASTM International committees, they improve the lives of millions every day. Combined with ASTM’s innovative business services, they enhance performance and help everyone have confidence in the things they buy and use..


Reinforcing Steel Institute of Canada / Institut d'Acier D'Armature Du Canada promotes and supports reinforced concrete as the the most effective and efficient construction method.


The organization provides many training and printed resources for the reinforcing steel industry, including the OCCDC Reinforced Concrete Reference Guide.


Steel Reinforcement Institute of Australia The Steel Reinforcement Institute of Australia (SRIA) is the leading non-profit national organization providing high quality technical support and information service to the Australian building industry on the use of reinforcing steel in concrete, primarily reinforcing bar and reinforcing mesh.


The organization actively supports and encourages the use of Australian capability and quality in the processing and use of reinforcing steel in concrete in an increasingly global market. The SRIA evolved from the Steel Reinforcement Promotion Group and was founded in 1988 reflecting the growing demand for technical assistance.

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Independent Steel Alliance Founded in 2012, the Independent Steel Alliance (“ISA”) is a purchasing cooperative of independently-owned and operated rebar fabricators in the US and Canada.


ISA enhances the financial performance of its members by creating mutually-beneficial partnerships between key suppliers and the collective purchasing power of its members.