Materion Corporation
Feb 22, 2010

Brush Wellman Inc. Announces Global Price Increase on Premium Industrial Alloy Products

MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio, Feb 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Brush Wellman Inc.'s Alloy Products group announced today that it will increase prices worldwide on some premium grades of beryllium alloy and copper alloy products.

Fabrication prices will increase 5-7% with all orders placed effective March 22, 2010.

Brush Wellman Inc., headquartered in Mayfield Heights, Ohio is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brush Engineered Materials Inc. (NYSE: BW). Through its subsidiaries, Brush Engineered Materials supplies worldwide markets with alloy products, beryllium products, electronic products, precious metal products, and engineered material systems. Around the world, the company's engineered materials can be found in technically demanding end-use products within the telecommunications and computer, automotive electronics, appliance, industrial components, plastics tooling, optical media, oil and gas, aerospace and defense, and off-highway and mining equipment markets. Visit www.BrushWellman.com for additional information.

SOURCE: Brush Wellman Inc.

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