Materion Corporation of Mayfield Heights, Ohio, acquired Aerospace Metal Composites Limited (AMC) of Farnborough, England. AMC is a leading producer of unique, high-performance ultrafine-particulate-reinforced metal-matrix composites, comprised primarily of aluminum materials. AMC materials are available as billet, plate, forging stock, bulk and precision extrusions. The company supplies its products to a large variety of customers and applications, including performance automotive, aerospace, defense and precision/high-speed machinery.
AMC will be managed through the Beryllium and Composites
segment of Materion. AMC’s product line is complementary to Materion’s powder-metal-derived
beryllium metal-based product lines. Materion, which supplies highly engineered
advanced enabling materials to global markets, expects the acquisition to
enable the expansion of its platform of applications in the aerospace and
Materion Acquires Aerospace Metal Composites
March 6, 2012