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MATRIC continues to serve customers during time of WV crisis

The Charleston, W.Va., water contamination issue continues to lead national and international media headlines. As a company based in the greater Charleston area, it's easy to say that last week is one for the West Virginia record books. First, we experience unseasonably and dangerously low temperatures and wind chills, which subsided by mid-week. Then on [...]

Conversion of Renewable Raw Materials to Chemicals and Fuels

Sustainability is an issue of concern for many companies that plan to provide the chemicals, plastics and fuels of the future. The use of fossil resources needs to be managed to conserve the existing stocks and provide time to invest in research and the development of new technologies. Renewable raw materials have been utilized for [...]

Natural Gas, U.S. Manufacturing and the Future…

The buzz around natural gas never seems to end. From the American Chemistry Council’s response in September to the IHS report to The Wall Street Journal’s story on October 25th.  Natural gas is poising American manufacturing for a renaissance. But how do we best prepare for this renaissance…for the future? […]

2013’s Top Chemical Companies Identified

The information service ICIS has released its identification and assessment of the global Top 100 Chemical Companies 2013. Companion reports highlighting the Top 100 Regional Chemical Companies 2013 (North America, Europe, Asia, Middle East, Latin America) and the 2013 Company of the Year are included. The reports can be downloaded from the ICIS website. [...]

MATRIC Highlights Uncommon Expertise and Infrastructure

Uncommon Expertise and Infrastructure As highlighted in previous posts regarding its new website and logo, MATRIC | Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center has undertaken multiple efforts to further strengthen its chemical-catalyst-catalyst-testing-chemical-catalyst-chemical-pilot-plant-demonstration-plant-solids-processing-chemical-separations and brand. As part of this continuing initiative, MATRIC has released a series of materials outlining areas of expertise, infrastructure, experiences and service [...]

AI Patient Platform Released by MATRIC Affiliate

Several medical schools are now offering students the opportunity to refine listening and rapport-building skills with patients using an interactive training tool developed by IntelligentSimulations, an affiliated company of MATRIC | Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center. The AI Patient Platform allows a student to ask questions and receive responses from a virtually simulated patient. [...]