Ann Arbor, Mich., January 9, 2024 – Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP) today announces the addition of two prestigious Tier One automotive suppliers to its membership, Magna International Inc., and Metalsa.

“To say we are proud to make this announcement is an understatement,” said Michael Davenport, A/SP Executive Director. “The growth of our membership is exciting in itself, and adding these important manufacturers, their knowledge and their experience to our organization is a testimony to the value of collaboration.”

A/SP leverages the resources of automotive, steel and related organizations to enable innovations in design optimization and manufacturing technologies for achieving sustainable mobility solutions. These innovations are passed on through education for the industry and community, supporting the realization of technology and sustainability benefits through a skilled workforce. Currently, A/SP has nine technical project teams addressing 40 different topics relevant to manufacturing vehicles using Advanced High-Strength Steels.

“Each member company brings a unique perspective to common issues that our project teams are working to address. This leads to world-class solutions from which the entire membership benefits, as does the broader industry as we all strive to develop common best practices. We welcome Magna and Metalsa and look forward to the privilege of working together for a stronger industry.”

About A/SP

The Auto/Steel Partnership Foundation (A/SP) is a pre-competitive research consortium of automakers, sheet steel producers and automotive tier suppliers. For more than 35 years, A/SP members work to drive improvements from concept through realization in vehicles on the road today, as well as to support an educated workforce. A/SP is an IRS-recognized 501(c)3 non-profit organization. To learn more about becoming an A/SP Member Company, see our Membership page.