Materion Business Receives Customer Partner of the Year Award

  Materion Business Receives Customer Partner of the Year Award

     International Rectifier Honors Fabrication Materials Accomplishments

Business Wire

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- October 29, 2013

Materion Microelectronics & Services, a Materion Corporation (NYSE:MTRN)
business, was presented with the “Partner of the Year Award” by International
Rectifier (IR^®), a world leader in power management technology. The award
recognized Materion’s achievements in the category of fab materials as a
supplier of high-quality, cost-effective wafer fabrication materials to IR
locations in Temecula, California, Newport, Wales and Singapore.

The plaque was presented at International Rectifier’s “2013 Supplier Summit”
in Los Angeles and accepted on behalf of Materion by Scott Haluska, Vice
President, Global Sales, Derrick Brown, Vice President, Marketing & Commercial
Development and Kelli Rivers, Strategic Account Manager. The Award recognizes
Materion for achieving the highest supplier rating of “Preferred” in 2013 and
for consistently driving low-cost, high-quality manufacturing that resulted in
competitive total cost of ownership for International Rectifier. Also cited
was Materion’s willingness to expedite production of sputtering targets to
support increased production levels at IR.

“We are honored to be named ‘Partner of the Year’ by IR and look forward to
furthering our working relationship,” commented Haluska.  “Materion is focused
on providing International Rectifier the best world class solutions.”

Microelectronics & Services is a Materion Corporation business. 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.

International Rectifier (NYSE:IRF) is a world leader in power management
technology. IR’s analog and mixed signal ICs, advanced circuit devices,
integrated power systems and components enable high performance computing and
reduce energy waste from motors, the world’s single largest consumer of
electricity. Leading manufacturers of computers, energy efficient appliances,
lighting, automobiles, satellites, aircraft and defense systems rely on IR’s
power management benchmarks to power their next generation products.


Materion Corporation
Investor Contact:
Michael C. Hasychak, 216-383-6823
Media Contact:
Susan Doughtie, 716-446-2307
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