ASM International

ASM International, formerly known as the American Society for Metals, is a professional organization focused on materials science and engineering. It was originally founded in 1913 as the Steel Treaters Club and later became the American Society for Steel Treating in 1920. Over the years, its scope expanded beyond just steel to include all materials, leading to its name change to ASM International in 1986.

ASM International is dedicated to serving the materials science and engineering community. It provides resources, education, and networking opportunities for professionals and researchers working with metals and other materials. The organization publishes a variety of technical books, journals, and other materials-related information.

ASM International plays a significant role in advancing the field of materials science by promoting knowledge sharing, research, and collaboration among professionals in the industry. It covers a broad range of materials, including metals, polymers, ceramics, composites, and more.