MATRIC MATTERS
AUGUST 2018

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APPALACHIA DEVELOPMENT GROUP ANNOUNCES EPC PARTNER FOR STORAGE AND TRADING HUB
ADG announces that it has selected Parsons Corporation as its engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) partner for the safe, effective and efficient buildout of the Appalachia Storage and Trading Hub (ASTH). 


ALGAL OIL ESTERS

Working together, MATRIC and a customer’s technical team developed technology for processing algal oil to yield desired ester products. After demonstration in the laboratory, a continuous pilot plant was designed and constructed. With a budget of approximately $1M, this pilot plant included eight major capital items and 26...

CATALYST SCREENING & PROCESS CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT

A client’s research had discovered that an unexpected product was obtained in a fermentation process. Although this product had no established market, it was a potential intermediate for production of other valuable products. MATRIC helped identify three specific target molecules of value, and then carried out proof-of-concept studies that demonstrated the efficient catalytic conversion...


MATRIC TO CONDUCT ALL WV BREWERY TESTING

With more than two dozen West Virginia-based craft breweries making a growing economic impact across the state, the Charleston Area Alliance teamed up with MATRIC to help these small businesses operate more efficiently. Working with the West Virginia Craft Brewers Guild, MATRIC will now conduct all of the state breweries’ testing from their headquarters in...

MATRIC IN THE NEWS

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