“MISSION STATEMENT: IRD ASSOCIATION, INC ("IRD") is an organization dedicated to the advancement of the steel industry. The membership of the “IRD” is comprised of individuals who are actively engaged in the specific fields of roll design, technical engineering, production, supervision, maintenance, equipment and material supplies used in the rolling of steel products. The primary objective of the “IRD” is to provide a platform whereby individuals are brought together on common ground in order to discuss, advance, develop and proliferate the art of roll design and the technical aspects pertinent to the production of hot rolled steel products.”