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MATRIC to Present at 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting

Four MATRIC (Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research and Innovation Center) employees will be presenting at the 2014 AIChE Annual Meeting November 16-21, 2014, in Atlanta. Taking place at the Hilton Atlanta and the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, the AIChE Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. Academic and industry [...]

MATRIC Presents at International Software Conference

MATRIC’s Aaron Barkhurst co-presented with the Department of Energy (DoE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) at the Esri International User Conference in San Diego, Calif., in July. The topic of the discussion: “Geocube”, a configurable web-mapping application that offers users the ability to integrate a wide range of spatial data and geographic information system (GIS) [...]

MATRIC Employees: Innovation On and Off the Job

MATRIC employees – and brothers – Art and Jeremy Lucas epitomize innovation. Not only do they hold multiple patents as chemical and process engineers at MATRIC in So. Charleston, W.Va., but they’re also nationally recognized as custom car builders. In their spare time, the brothers own and operate their own car shop, Power House Customs, [...]

MATRIC Executive Participates in WV Marcellus to Manufacturing Conference

MATRIC | Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center President & CEO, Steve Hedrick, participated in the West Virginia Marcellus to Manufacturing (M2M) Ethane Development Conference on March 26, 2014.  Hosted by the West Virginia Manufacturers Association, the conference drew hundreds of people from various upstream and downstream players from across the United States. [...]

MATRIC Supports the Development of the NETL’s Energy Data eXchange (EDX)

Energy Data eXchange (EDX) is the National Energy Technology Laboratory’s (NETL) online system for accessing reliable information and data relevant to fossil energy research within NETL portfolios. MATRIC joined the EDX team in October 2012 as the primary developer and implemented a customized solution utilizing the CKAN open-source data portal platform. The initial CKAN-based EDX [...]

Four Reasons You Need to Utilize a Pilot Plant

Four Reasons You Need to Utilize a Pilot Plant Four Reasons You Need to Utilize a Pilot Plant Worried about separations? Worried about yield?  Have recycle streams in your process? You’re in need of a pilot plant. Pilot plants and are an extension of the early development work, and until you run an [...]