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The International Zinc Association was created in 1991 by a group of leading zinc producers and is guided by the principal of undertaking actions that positively influence the market and image of zinc. The Association’s primary goal is to deliver value to its Members through innovative programs in its strategic focus areas of Environment and Sustainable Development, Technology and Market Development and Communications.
The International Copper Association are responsible for guiding policy and strategy and for funding international initiatives and promotional activities. Its role is to defend and grow markets for copper based on its superior technical performance and its contribution to a higher quality of life worldwide.
Nickel Producers Environmental Research Association, the science division of the Nickel Institute, was formed to develop and disseminate information on any health or environmental effects that might be associated with the production and use of nickel, its compounds, and alloys. NiPERA Inc. is committed to supporting scientifically sound research and promoting general awareness of the care required in the production, handling, use, and disposal of nickel.