Canton, Michigan – January 4, 2016 – Material Sciences Corporation is pleased to announce the acquisition of Continuous Colour Coat Ltd., recognized in the market by its tradename Metal Koting. Known for its superior service and diverse metal coating capabilities, Metal Koting provides galvanized, painted and printed steel and aluminum coils to a variety of companies in the construction, automotive, leisure product and packaging industries. Metal Koting operates out of a single site facility in Toronto, Ontario.

Pat Murley, CEO of Material Sciences, commented, “We are excited to bring Metal Koting onto the Material Sciences team. Metal Koting complements the capabilities we have at our other four operating locations in Ohio, Indiana and Illinois and broadens our geographic reach. In the coming months we will be working hard to integrate the companies and sharing best practices amongst the team. The company will continue to be run by Kevin McCallum who will be President of Continuous Colour Coat Limited.”

“Material Sciences will provide excellent synergies for Metal Koting to expand the markets for our specialty coated products while maintaining our commitment to delivering excellent customer service and superior quality,” remarked Mr. McCallum.

About Material Sciences Corporation:

Material Sciences Corporation and Continuous Colour Coat Limited (Metal Koting) (MK Replikote) provide electrogalvanizing, metal coating, laminating, and supply chain management services across a diverse array of end markets. Based in the Canton, Michigan, Material Sciences has operations in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, East Chicago, Indiana, Walbridge and Canfield, Ohio, and Toronto, Ontario. Material Sciences was formerly known as New Star Metals until November 1, 2015.

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