Materion Corp formerly Brush Engineered Materials Inc. was incorporated in the State of Ohio. The Company through its wholly owned subsidiaries is a manufacturer of engineered materials serving the telecommunications and computer, data storage, aerospace and defense, automotive electronics, industrial components, appliance and medical markets. The Company's businesses are organized under four reportable segments; Advanced Material Technologies, Performance Alloys, Beryllium and Composites and Technical Material. Advanced Material Technologies manufactures precious and non-precious vapor deposition targets, frame lid assemblies, advanced chemicals, performance coatings, optics, microelectronic packages, other precious and non-precious metal products and specialty inorganic materials; Performance Alloys manufactures high precision strip and bulk products from copper and nickel-based alloys; Beryllium and Composites produces beryllium metal, beryllium and non-beryllium metal matrix composites and beryllia ceramics in a variety of forms; and Technical Materials manufactures clad inlay and overlay metals, precious and base metal electroplated systems and other related products. The main raw materials it uses are aluminum, beryllium, cobalt, copper, gold, nickel, palladium, platinum, ruthenium, silver and tin. It is subject to a variety of laws which regulate the manufacture, processing, use, handling, storage, transport, treatment, emission, release and disposal of substances and wastes used or generated in manufacturing.