ASTM International’s committee on copper and copper alloys has presented the Award of Merit to Charles Blanton, director of industrial company Mueller Industries. The award, which includes the accompanying title of fellow, is ASTM’s highest recognition for individual contributions to developing standards.

 Blanton was recognized for outstanding leadership and service in the committee, committed development and maintenance of pipe and tube standards, and advocacy of copper and copper alloy technical issues across multiple ASTM committees.

In addition to ASTM International, Blanton is also a member of the American Chemical Society.   

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