Materia Incorporated

Company Information

Street 1: 
60 North San Gabriel Boulevard
City: 
Pasadena
State: 
CA
Postal Code: 
91107
Country: 
United States
Phone Number: 
626-584-8400
Year Established: 
1998
Ownership: 
Private
Employment: 
25
Employment Year: 
2010
References in Nano Datasets: 
3

Description: 

Materia is a materials manufacturer who commercializes olefin metathesis catalyst technology (known as their "Grubbs Catalyst technology"), which is a Ruthenium-based chemical catalyst system, to produce small and large molecules. Their technology synthesizes chemical compounds with greater efficiency, under less severe reaction conditions, and with reduced byproducts and hazardous waste, making them known for their environmental friendly practices.

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Product(s): General: 

Materia's technology is a Ruthenium-based chemical catalyst system that can unlock value for almost any olefin-based business. They have over 20 metathesis catalysts. They also provide structural composite fabricators and OEMs with formulated thermoset resin systems based on their proprietary metathesis catalyst technology, DCPD monomer chemistry and proprietary additive packages. Their newest product is their thermoset resin system for wind turbine blade manufacturing and other composite applications. They also produce custom formulated resins.