Materion Brush Beryllium & Composites, a Materion Corp. business, entered into a strategic manufacturing and marketing partnership with Aristo Cast Inc. for its proprietary AlBeCast® aluminum-beryllium investment castings product line. Almont, Mich.-based Aristo Cast is a leader in complex castings from lightweight materials, especially magnesium-alloy investment casting. The company will provide Materion with a shell technology that improves casting quality and reduces production costs of aluminum-beryllium investment castings. Shell technology refers to the process of producing the hollow ceramic shells into which molten metal is poured to make the castings.