CHICAGO — The American Society of Plumbing Engineers has announced that Copper Development Association Inc. has joined its list of Affiliate Sponsors for 2013. CDA is the world’s foremost resource on copper and copper alloy applications and is committed to promoting the proper use of copper materials in sustainable, efficient applications through research, development, and education as well as technical and end-user support. As an ASPE Affiliate Sponsor, CDA benefits from opportunities to heighten awareness of its services within ASPE’s membership as well as the general plumbing industry. The program is designed to help ASPE’s partners build name recognition year-round via exposure in the Society’s print and digital media outlets and at Society events. “ASPE’s Affiliate Sponsorship Program also provides our partners with a direct and personal connection with ASPE members,” said David Jern, ASPE's Director of Affiliate Relations. ASPE members are the engineers, designers, and contractors who make specifying and buying decisions for the wide variety of plumbing products and services that ASPE Affiliate Sponsors provide. Additional information on ASPE’s Affiliate Sponsor Program is available from Jern at [email protected] or 847/296-0002 x235.