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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.

  • Fungau Ho, Ph.D.Fungau Ho, Ph.D.
    Dr. Fungau Ho has a broad range of experience in new product and new process R&D gained from more than 30 years of experience in Union Carbide and Dow Chemical. For more than 20 years he was responsible for all technology-related issues and problems in acrylic acid and esters production, supporting pilot plants and production […]

MATRIC MATTERS: Catalyzed Carbohydrate Hydrolysis

A client was interested in exploring the possibility of catalyzing the hydrolysis of soluble carbohydrate oligomers to monomeric sugars with a particular type of catalyst. MATRIC selected specific catalysts to be evaluated, and initial tests provided proof of [...]

MATRIC MATTERS: Manufacturing Plant Assessment

MATRIC was engaged to help a client identify opportunities to increase productivity, efficiency, process safety, energy efficiency and reliability in the operation of a chemical manufacturing facility in Asia. MATRIC’s team brought extensive operations, engineering and R&D experience [...]