Monthly Archives: July 2014





Materion Brush Beryllium & Composites, a Materion Corp. (NYSE: MTRN) business, announced it has received a supply contract from Lockheed Martin for proprietary AlBeCast aluminum-beryllium investment cast components for the F-35 Lightning II’s Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS). Terms were not disclosed. Materion is the current supplier of AlBeMet, an aluminum-beryllium […]

Materion Announces Supply Contract with Lockheed Martin




Avalon Precision Casting, Cleveland, has completed its acquisition of nearby Precision Metalsmiths Inc. (PMI). Additional production facilities are located in Jackson and Markesan, Wisc. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed. PMI manufactures small, thin-walled investment castings ranging from fractions of an ounce to over 20 lbs. in both […]

Avalon Precision Casting Acquires Precision Metalsmiths


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Data pulled from the Modern Casting 47th Census of World Casting Production indicates that while Europe maintains a firm place in world casting production, poor market performances in the latter half of 2012 diminished the region’s gains for the year. Casting producing nations produced a combined 15.4 million tons in […]

Casting Production Trends in Europe






Clinkenbeard, Rockford, Ill., an M2M Group Company and global rapid prototyping, casting and machining provider, has again completed the requirements necessary to achieve AS9100C certification. It is the newest and highest Quality Management System (QMS) standard for the aerospace and defense industries. The company first achieved AS9100B certification in July, […]

Clinkenbeard Earns AS9100C Recertification