Home Resource Center News and Announcements Materion PRI 2019: Racing Materials Innovations in Indianapolis PRI 2019: Racing Materials Innovations in Indianapolis Materion exhibited at the Performance Racing Industry Show (PRI 2019), December 12-14, 2019 at the Indiana Convention Center. Our experts showcased Materion’s advanced materials solutions and racers, Sam Abbate and Doug Markel, discussed the benefits of upgrading their racecars with our materials. If you missed the show, view our video recaps below to hear from the team in the booth. Dave Krus, Market Director of Powertrain and Industrial and Ian Tribick, Chief Technology & Marketing Officer, discussed the benefits of SupremEX® composites, ToughMet alloys and PerforMet® alloys for powertrain components. Racers, Doug Markel and Sam Abbate explain how Materion materials can improve engine performance—including PerforMet alloy for valve seats, valve guides, piston liners and piston rings SupremEx composites for valve spring retainers, connecting rods and pistons and ToughMet alloy for bushings, bearing and valve guides. Talk with our engineers to see how Materion materials can improve your engine performance.