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Innovations beyond conventionally framed, connected and built structural steel have changed the way designers approach projects. Challenges ranging from low floor-to-floor heights to thermal break requirements to streamlined connections require designers to think outside the box and have yielded successful innovations that are now being used on projects nationwide.

AISC’s Steel Solutions Center provides a free document titled “Innovative Structural Steel Systems,” which highlights the latest and greatest innovative steel systems like Girder-Slab, Peikko, Schöck Isokorb, and SidePlate, just to name a few. These are all products the Steel Solutions Center has worked with, promoted at NASCC: The Steel Conference or featured in MSC as a “Hot Product.”

This document will be updated as new innovations entering the market demonstrate successful applications using structural steel for various building challenges.

Download the latest copy and other Steel Solutions Center resources at or go to the document directly, here.  

The Steel Solutions Center is a one-stop source of information—and there's no charge for using its services. Whether you need technical assistance or an innovative solution, email or call 866.ask.aisc. To learn more, watch the Steel Solutions Center’s new video.