2000 Winner: Outstanding Commercial Achievement in Alberta Science and Technology (Sales less than 25 million)
Improving Efficiency By Turning Data Into Information
Matrikon is a leading process control and automation system integrator. Matrikon develops tools and technologies that enable clients in the process control industry to turn data into information and thereby help to improve overall operating efficiency. The company’s cornerstone products are ProcessNet and ProcessDoc.
ProcessNet makes data available seamlessly to an entire enterprise via the Internet, and ProcessDoc analyzes data to find trends, presenting engineers with the opportunity to correct problems, such as drifts out of normal operating zones, before they become costly problems. The company’s growth is remarkable with close to 1500% staff growth and more than 1700% revenue growth since 1995. Matrikon was recognized as one of the 100 fastest growing companies in Canada by Profit magazine, one of the 30 fastest growing companies in Alberta by Alberta Venture magazine, one of the hottest companies of 1999 by start magazine, Canada’s top employer of youth by the Conference Board of Canada, and one of the 50 fastest growth technology companies in Canada by Deloitte and Touche.
Through partnerships with educational institutions Matrikon, will ensure a well-trained, strong work force for the future. It sponsors three scholarships at NAIT and has a very close relationship with the University of Alberta, Department of Chemical Engineering.