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Chemical Engineer. Problem Solver. Mountain Climber.

You might be surprised to learn that David Statler’s interest in chemical engineering and solving problems was solidified during a sophomore English class at St. Marys High School in St. Marys, W.Va. An assignment to develop a resume and apply for a mock job opportunity as a research and development (R&D) chemical engineer with a [...]

Husband, dad, fly fisherman and… geospatial analyst?

When Aaron Barkhurst’s mother informed him of his college visit to West Virginia University (WVU) in Morgantown, W.Va., he politely informed her that he had no interest in going. Fast forward 15 years, and you’ll find Aaron in Morgantown with a wife, two children and a job at MATRIC. […]

MATRIC Co-Presents at Annual RBDMS Conference

Representatives from National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) and MATRIC attended the annual Risk Based Data Management System (RBDMS) conference in Sarasota, Fla., to present the Energy Data eXchange (EDX) application. The Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) developed the RBDMS for regulatory agencies to use in managing and analyzing oil and gas program data and water resources techno-economic-chemical-design-technology-improvement [...]

MATRIC to Present at AIChe Symposium

David L. Statler, Jr., Ph.D., chemical engineer at MATRIC, will present at the AIChE’s 2015 Process Development Symposium on June 4, 2015, in Houston, Texas. Over the course of three days, the AIChE Process Development Symposium will focus on process research and invite participants to exchange wisdom, knowledge, tips, and personal experiences in the development [...]

A Family Tradition: Scientific Glassblowing

MATRIC is known for its uncommon expertise in science and technology, and scientific glassblowing is no different. Sometimes you need a specific tool for a specific application, and MATRIC has the expertise to not only create it, but also create it in under 24 hours. Full range glassblowing services are available, from simple repairs or [...]

Promoting Health & Wellness at MATRIC

Health and safety are part of each and every thing that MATRIC does. It extends beyond a normal work day, with many MATRICians practicing healthy food consumption, exercise and lifestyle habits on their own time. Recently, a group of MATRICians who are personally dedicated to their own health and the health of their communities, saw [...]

Hedrick Featured in State Journal

MATRIC president and chief executive officer, Steve Hedrick, was recently featured in the State Journal (WV). Authoring an opinion editorial, he explains “this West Virginia thing” about which everyone seems to be talking. Read the full article here: http://www.statejournal.com/story/27973835/whats-with-this-west-virginia-thing -- For more information on MATRIC, please contact chemical-catalyst-catalyst-testing-chemical-catalyst-chemical-pilot-plant-demonstration-plant-solids-processing-chemical-separations@matricinnovates.com

A Holiday Memo from MATRIC’s President & CEO

Another year is nearing its end, and we at MATRIC are proud to have furthered and strengthened our business in 2014. Everyday we work to accelerate innovation for our customers, and we do so while continually improving the safe and fun work environment we offer our employees. We’re not only excited about what we have [...]

MATRIC Featured in Chemical & Engineering News Magazine

In November, MATRIC (Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center) was featured in Chemical & Engineering News magazine (C&EN), the authoritative B2B news source in the chemical and related sciences. In an article titled, “The Chemical Valley’s New R&D Leader,” the article outlines MATRIC’s proud heritage and exciting future, and how the team of nearly 100 [...]