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About the Epoxy Interest Group

The Epoxy Interest Group (EIG) of CRSI (Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute), is a not-for-profit trade association providing an authoritative resource for information related to use of epoxy-coated steel (epoxy rebar) in reinforced concrete.  Epoxy-coated reinforcing steel is also known as ECR, epoxy-coated rebar, fusion bonded epoxy coated rebar or FBECR.

The association serves the needs of specifiers, engineers, architects, fabricators and end-users with the most recent information about how and where epoxy-coated reinforcing steel is used, as well as recent technical changes, educational seminars and promotional activities.

The Epoxy Interest Group (EIG) serves the construction market in the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Our Mission

To promote the use and advance the quality of Epoxy-Coated Steel Reinforcing Bars. Epoxy coated rebar is used instead of conventional reinforcing bars to strengthen the concrete and protect against corrosion. The epoxy coating is applied in a factory to the steel prior to shipping.

Benefits of Epoxy Coated Steel Reinforcing Bars (FBECR)

  • Excellent corrosion protection
  • More than 35 years of experience
  • Cost effective
  • Lower maintenance
  • Extended service life
  • Sustainable
  • Certified plants
 

Office Location

933 North Plum Grove Road
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173-4758
Phone: 847.517.1200
Fax: 847.517.1206
David McDonald, Ph.D., P.E., FACI, Managing Director