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.

  • B. Duane Dombek, Ph.D.B. Duane Dombek, Ph.D.
    Duane Dombek currently serves as MATRIC’s Director of Product and Process R&D. He directs and manages MATRIC’s research projects and research staff. He has over thirty years of experience in alternative fuels, feedstocks and homogeneous / heterogeneous catalysts. Dombek previously worked for Union Carbide Corporation, where he managed research on routes from syngas to chemicals, […]

MATRIC MATTERS: Reactive Distillation and Crystallization

BioAmber developed a proprietary fermentation process to produce succinic acid using raw materials from agriculture and forestry. MATRIC was able to provide chemical process and engineering expertise that led to the development of a novel isolation and purification [...]