International Copper Association

Published May 31st, 2011 - 11:18 GMT

Headquartered in New York, the International Copper Association (ICA) is a leading not for profit organization for promotion of Copper worldwide. ICA is dedicated to advancing copper as the material of choice for current markets and use in new applications based on its superior attributes.

This objective is attained by guiding policy makers, strengthening the supply chain, and funding of international initiatives which enable end-users to better exploit the many strengths of mankind's most useful metal - Copper. ICA maintains four regional offices and its 36 members companies (as of 31 Dec 09) comprise the majority of the world’s significant copper producers, smelters/refiners representing a majority of mined and smelted/refined copper production, as well as nine of the world’s largest fabricators. The ICA is active in more than 60 countries on six continents.