Materia develops and manufactures catalysts and advanced materials that solve complex problems facing today’s chemical, electronic, energy, industrial, pharmaceutical, and transportation companies. Through our expertise, we deliver products and solutions with superior performance and manufacturing process advantages over competing technologies. At Materia, our innovations uncover the science of possibilities.
Innovators in Catalysis and Materials Science
Materia holds the exclusive worldwide rights to the Grubbs Catalyst® technology, one of the most significant, breakthrough innovations in catalysis and modern chemistry, protected by a global IP portfolio of over 350 issued and pending patents.
Materia is the world leader in olefin metathesis chemistry. The maturity and scale of our Nobel Prize-winning chemistry is exemplified in the broad range of commercially superior products using Materia technology. We offer one of the only user-friendly, predictable, and scalable technologies available to create unique chemical transformations.
Solving Complex Global Problems
Materia’s catalysts have been used by 30 of the world’s 50 largest chemical companies and 40 of the world’s 50 largest pharmaceutical companies.
Materia is driving further commercial innovations with our advanced polymer platform in collaboration with global industry leaders.
From facilitating development of oil and gas reserves in high-pressure, high-temperature environments (HPHT), to enabling the world’s largest biorefinery, to aiding discovery and production of a hepatitis C treatment, we design, develop, and manufacture products to outperform current technologies and streamline manufacturing processes, while being cleaner and more cost-effective than previously possible.
Materia maintains business operations, research and development facilities, and catalyst manufacturing at our headquarters in Pasadena, California. To meet large-scale demands of our high performance resin systems, Materia operates resin-manufacturing facilities in Huntsville, Texas.