Steel Tube Institute (STI), a unifying force in the steel industry that aims to advance the use of steel tubing, is delighted to announce the appointment of Ramiro Rodriguez Agusti as the organization's President. This anticipated two-year term, effective from June 1st, 2023, follows the successful completion of Glenn Baker's tenure from Searing Industries earlier this year.
Ramiro Rodriguez Agusti's selection as President was met with unanimous approval and appointment by the STI Executive Committee earlier this year. Dale Crawford, Executive Director of the Steel Tube Institute, expressed confidence in Rodriguez Agusti, highlighting his instrumental role in the Conduit Committee and unwavering dedication to the institute's mission. With a strong strategic, marketing, and statistical background, Rodriguez Agusti is poised to enhance the value of STI for its members and the wider steel industry.
As President, Rodriguez Agusti will uphold STI's member-driven approach and lead the organization through its next phase of development. Leveraging his extensive experience and longstanding affiliation with STI, Rodriguez Agusti will guide the organization to new heights.
"I am thrilled to contribute to an organization that offers invaluable knowledge and support to the steel industry," shared Ramiro Rodriguez Agusti. "I eagerly anticipate collaborating with Dale Crawford on both established and new initiatives, including the revitalization of the STI Associate Member Program."
Currently leading the Commercial Division of Nucor-Republic Conduit, Rodriguez Agusti assumes responsibility for formulating overall strategies, fostering customer relationships, and leading a high-impact team to develop market-oriented solutions. Furthermore, he serves as the primary liaison for Nucor-Republic to the U.S. electrical industry.
Rodriguez Agusti holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, along with an MS in Industrial Engineering from the Buenos Aires Institute of Technology.
Established in 1930, the Steel Tube Institute represents a collaborative effort by manufacturers to promote and market steel tubing. The organization's primary goals are to enhance manufacturing techniques, educate customers about the utility and versatility of their products, and provide a platform for industry-related discussions. Today, the Steel Tube Institute continues to prioritize these objectives while staying abreast of the latest industry developments.