Materion Microelectronics & Services, a Materion Corporation (NYSE:MTRN) business, was presented with the “Partner of the Year Award” by International Rectifier (IR ®), a world leader in power management technology. The award recognized Materion’s achievements in the category of fab materials as a supplier of high-quality, cost-effective wafer fabrication materials to IR locations in Temecula, California, Newport, Wales and Singapore. The plaque was presented at International Rectifier’s “2013 Supplier Summit” in Los Angeles and accepted on behalf of Materion by Scott Haluska, Vice President, Global Sales, Derrick Brown, Vice President, Marketing & Commercial Development and Kelli Rivers, Strategic Account Manager. The Award recognizes Materion for achieving the highest supplier rating of “Preferred” in 2013 and for consistently driving low-cost, high-quality manufacturing that resulted in competitive total cost of ownership for International Rectifier. Also cited was Materion’s willingness to expedite production of sputtering targets to support increased production levels at IR. “We are honored to be named ‘Partner of the Year’ by IR and look forward to furthering our working relationship,” commented Haluska. “Materion is focused on providing International Rectifier the best world class solutions.” Microelectronics & Services is a Materion Corporation business. Materion Corporation is headquartered in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. The company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, supplies highly engineered advanced enabling materials to global markets. Products include precious and non-precious metals, inorganic chemicals and powders, specialty coatings, specialty engineered beryllium alloys, beryllium and beryllium composites, and engineered clad and plated metal systems. International Rectifier (NYSE:IRF) is a world leader in power management technology. IR’s analog and mixed signal ICs, advanced circuit devices, integrated power systems and components enable high performance computing and reduce energy waste from motors, the world’s single largest consumer of electricity. Leading manufacturers of computers, energy efficient appliances, lighting, automobiles, satellites, aircraft and defense systems rely on IR’s power management benchmarks to power their next generation products.