Home Resource Center News and Announcements Technical Materials Technical Material News Materion publishes news and announcements from Materion Technical Materials. Find news about clad metals and electron beam welding. If you cannot find the information you need or would like to request additional information, please feel free to Contact Us. Resources Celebrating 40 Years of Electron Beam Welding In 1974 TMI commissioned its first reel-to-reel electron beam welder to support electrical switching products, welding silver contact materials onto copper spring alloys. Today Materion Technical Materials operates five electron beam welders, making it one of the world’s leading producers of engineered welded strip. A Clad Metal Breakthrough Faced with rising fuel economy and emissions standards around the globe, auto makers are turning to new approaches to improve their fuel efficiency. New Products Hold Promise for Future Growth Platforms Learn more about Materion's new material, eStainless™, offers significant market opportunity in the consumer electronics market.