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Materion Enters Partnership with Taiwan Company

Buffalo NY, October 4, 2011:  Materion Corporation has signed a distribution agreement with Singway Technologies Co., Ltd expanding Materion’s reach into Taiwan. This agreement makes Singway an authorized distributor of Materion thin film materials in Taiwan.

The Wireless and LED manufactures in Taiwan will benefit greatly from the Materion and Singway partnership. By bring Materions precious and non precious thin film material expertise together with Singways precious metal value added services, customers will benefit with streamlined material management services and an overall lower cost of precious metal ownership.

Matthew Wilson, VP of New Business Development for Materion stated at the signing ceremony that, “The Materion-Singway Agreement will lead to dramatically expanded sales of thin film materials used in the LED and wireless markets throughout Taiwan.” Wilson also added “This is an exciting opportunity for both companies, giving each company the collective ability to significantly increase market share in precious metals.”

Singway Technologies Co., Ltd., founded in 2000, provides solutions for waste removal and disposal services in optoelectronics, semiconductor and the PCB industry. They are also one of the leading companies licensed by the EPA (Environmental Protection Administration) in Taiwan for the recycling and resource treatment of hazardous waste.

Materion Corp. is among the world’s leading providers of advanced material solutions and its Microelectronics & Services group is a global leader in supplying Thin Film Deposition Materials, Electronic Packaging Products and High Purity and Specialty Materials. Materion employs 2500 people throughout the world and its divisions serve customers in more than 50 countries.