About CISC

Canada’s voice for the steel construction industry

Advocate, teacher, promoter. The Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC) is Canada’s voice for the steel construction industry. The CISC promotes dialogue, collaboration and commerce between industry stakeholders – advancing the benefits of steel to the consulting community, builders and buyers, academia and government. The CISC represents a diverse community of steel manufacturers, fabricators and constructors, engineers and architects, owners and developers, and educators and students, offering a wide span of products and services to enhance capabilities and grow businesses.

Aims and Objectives – Advancing the steel story

About the CISC
Founded in 1930, the CISC operates as a technical, marketing and government relations organization representing the Canadian Steel Industry. Please click here to download a PDF copy of our 2010 publication "Get The CISC Advantage". Or the French version Bénéficiez de l’avantage ICCA.

The CISC Vision
Canada’s voice for the steel construction industry, providing leadership in design and construction efficiency, quality and innovation.

The CISC Mission
The CISC promotes the use and benefits of steel in construction, adds value to the construction and design community and supports the needs of the membership and industry through education and training, research and development, industry codes and standards, certification and advocacy.

 

Become a CISC Member or Associate  – Join Canada’s Steel Leaders

For the past eight decades, the CISC has attracted industry leaders, people and organizations that are at the heart of the steel industry. Today, CISC membership includes everyone  from local manufacturers to international producers, domestic and multi-national consulting firms, and the country’s leading educators and aspiring students

Our Members and Associates represent the entire steel construction industry and include businesses that are centres of excellence, professionals at the leading edge of practice and Academia that is shaping the engineering and architecture practices of tomorrow.

CISC Members and associates design, engineer, supply, fabricate and/or erect  structural steel for commercial, residential, industrial and institutional segments.  Our products and services include structural steel for buildings, bridges, tanks, platework and other steel structures. In addition, many members and associates are also engaged in related activities, such as heavy machinery manufacturing, production of castings and wholesaling of steel.

Members   • Fabricators
• Steel Service Centres
• Detailers
• Mills
• Affiliates
Associates   • Associate Fabricators
• Associate Erectors
• Associate Suppliers
• Associate North American Mills
• Associate Professional Companies
• Associate Professionals and Technical
• Individuals
• Associate Builders or Stakeholders
• Honorary Associate

For a complete list of CISC members and associates, please click here

CISC Products and Services – Doing More with Steel
The CISC works to hold the steel construction conversation wherever possible with its portfolio of products and services designed to reach key players involved in the design, development and construction process. These include:

Governance – Active Members of the Steel Industry
The CISC is governed by a Board of Directors representing CISC Member Companies from across Canada. National representation is provided from seven CISC regions, each of which has its own Regional Committee. Ed Whalen serves as President of the CISC.

Affiliation
The CISC works in close co-operation with the Steel Structures Education Foundation (SSEF) to develop educational courses and programs related to the design and construction of steel structures.