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Dave Krus

Market Director of Industrial and Automotive Powertrain


Dave Krus is the Global Market Director of the Industrial and Automotive Powertrain markets for Materion’s Performance Alloys and Composites division. His current, primary area of focus is helping manufacturers in the Industrial bearings and Automotive Powertrain markets increase efficiency and performance with specialty copper-based alloys and other advanced materials. In this role, he combines his academic background in materials science with over 25 years of commercial experience in engineering, marketing, and business development, working most often with engineering and design teams that are looking to optimize and enhance their latest product iterations. 

Dave earned his B.S. in Physics from the University of Notre Dame. He also holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in Materials Physics from Case Western Reserve University. He is a member of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), the American Society for Materials (ASM) and the Society for Mining, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

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