Material Sciences Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of material-based solutions for acoustical and coated applications in the United States and internationally. It offers acoustical material-based solutions, which include multilayer composites consisting of metals, polymers, rubber, and other coated materials used to manage noise and vibration in automotive body panel parts, brake dampers, engine parts, appliances, electronics, and other industrial applications. The company also provides coated metal material-based solutions that comprise painted, electrogalvanized, rubber and film protective, decorative, and functional coatings applied to coiled metal for use in automotive fuel tanks, building products, gaskets, appliances, and lighting fixtures. It primarily serves customers in the automotive, appliance, building products, lighting, and electronics markets. The company markets its products, services, and technologies through its sales and marketing organization, as well as through agents and licensees. Material Sciences Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Illinois.