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