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MATRIC is an independent, non-profit research and development firm.

MATRIC’s deep technical heritage and uncommon lab and pilot plant facilities provide the talent and resources that chemical and energy companies need to develop, improve and scale chemical processes while minimizing cost and risk.

Organizations needing advanced systems or software development services can better manage schedule and cost by working with MATRIC and, simultaneously, tap into MATRIC’s expertise in turning data into actionable knowledge.

Technical Engineering

Powerful, proven and established technology development and improvement methodologies to increase return on investment.

Advanced Software Technologies

Experience and capabilities to reduce software and systems development risks while controlling schedule and costs.

  • Edmond J. Derderian, Ph.D.Edmond J. Derderian, Ph.D.
    Dr. Ed Derderian has broad R&D experience in the chemical industry, having worked with Union Carbide, Witco, and Crompton in areas including new solvents, surfactants, and polymer development. His areas of specialty include polyurethane technology, structure-property relationships of polymers, fuel and lubricating oil additives, micro-emulsions, interfacial chemistry and physics. At MATRIC he leads innovative development […]

MATRIC MATTERS: Concept Evaluation and Scale-Up

A chemical manufacturer wanted to ramp up production of an existing product, and was interested in exploring an alternative process that offered the potential for significant advantages in reduced investment and improved product quality. MATRIC carried out laboratory [...]

MATRIC MATTERS: Heterogeneous Catalyst Preparation and Testing

MATRIC undertook a catalyst exploration and testing program for a client. A continuous multi-reactor catalyst testing facility was designed and constructed with on-line gas-phase analysis capability. Novel catalysts were prepared for evaluation, and testing has shown that significant [...]