DALE L. CRAWFORD: Executive Director & CEO Steel Tube Institute (STI)

Dale L. Crawford is the Executive Director & CEO of the Steel Tube Institute (STI). He was a leader with measurable results in marketing, communications, business development, product development, operations management, and project management. Strong leadership, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills. History of profit-producing creativity and innovation. Detail and deadline oriented.

The Steel Tube Institute was formed in 1930 when a group of manufacturers joined forces to promote and market steel tubing. Their goal was to mount a cooperative effort that would improve manufacturing techniques and inform downstream customers about their products’ utility and versatility.

Today our goal is the same. STI is dedicated to advancing the growth and competitiveness of North America’s steel tubular products. By representing the manufacturers of steel tubes and those in affiliated industries, our strength is bringing together resources to move the industry forward through active collaboration.

The Steel Tube Institute (STI) is the leading technical resource in North America for everyone involved in the design and construction of tubular steel.  STI’s activities and programs include continuing education, technical resources, technical assistance, safety programs and networking opportunities.