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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.

  • Grant Proulx, Ph.D.Grant Proulx, Ph.D.
    Dr. Grant Proulx has more than 22 years of industrial chemistry experience, having worked with DuPont, Great Lakes Chemical and Celanese. His areas of expertise include experimental design and discovery/development of new materials and processes, including scale-up. Dr. Proulx was most recently an R&D/Scale-up Group Leader in the Houston, Texas area. At MATRIC he provides […]

MATRIC MATTERS: Continuous Process Development

A client commissioned work with MATRIC to define reaction conditions for a desired product in a continuous process.  They had conducted an extensive batch-reaction study on this chemistry but needed to know how to operate continuously for scale-up.  [...]

MATRIC MATTERS: Solid-Liquid Separations in Biomass Conversion

A company encountered difficulties in solid-liquid separations in a biomass-based process. A MATRIC team visited the pilot plant location and investigated the process. Samples of product streams were provided for study in MATRIC’s laboratories. After a short experimental [...]