ASTM International’s Committee on Copper and Copper Alloy has presented its top annual award – the Award of Merit – to Andrew Kireta, Jr of the Copper Development Association.

The award, which includes the accompanying title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for individual contributions to developing standards.

The committee honored Kireta for contributions in copper forgings, copper and copper alloys, pipe and tubing and casting and ingots. Kireta is vice president of market development with the Copper Development Association, Inc and covers strategic development, promotion, and support of copper and copper alloy products in the North American market. 

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