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Materion Honored as "2015 Supplier of the Year"

July 8, 2015

Plessey Recognizes Advanced Materials Group

HUNGERFORD, United Kingdom--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Advanced Materials group of Materion Corporation (NYSE:MTRN) has been designated "2015 Supplier of the Year" by Plessey, a leading British expert in the development and manufacture of semiconductor products. The award is presented to critical material suppliers who achieve maximum scores in Plessey's annual review process.

During 2014, Materion provided precious and non-precious metals to Plessey for use in its MaGIC™process, an innovative approach to high-brightness light-emitting diode (LED) production. In the supplier assessment, Materion scored a 94% supplier rating on an evaluation of their quality, general service, strategic support, price and operative support. Achieving these high levels of performance required a combined effort and superior performance from outside and inside sales, and manufacturing from throughout Advanced Materials.

"Materion is honored to receive this 'Supplier of the Year' award and thanks Plessey for recognizing our accomplishments in achieving the highest level of quality, technical support and overall customer service," commented Materion Advanced Materials President Donald Klimkowicz. "This is the third award of this kind that Advanced Materials has received from our semiconductor customers thus far in 2015. These recognitions illustrate the advancements we are making in successfully penetrating this market with our precious and non-precious metal products."

The certificate presented to Materion cited the company "for achieving the highest level of performance in vendor ratings."

Advanced Materials is a business group of Materion Corporation. Materion Corporation is headquartered in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. The company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, supplies highly engineered advanced enabling materials to global markets. Products include precious and non-precious metals, inorganic chemicals and powders, specialty coatings, specialty engineered beryllium alloys, beryllium and beryllium composites, and engineered clad and plated metal systems.

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