Inc. was formed in 2009 following the development of MatCon for environmental
pavement application in the late 1980s and over 20-years of successful installations
throughout the USA. The first MatCon cap was installed in Ferndale,
Washington in 1989 and still performs well today after over 20-years of
In 2008 Wilder Construction was acquired by
Granite Construction who continued to operate the MatCon business for a further
two years before divesting that business interest to MatCon Inc.
Granite still remain a technology partner with MatCon and is involved in
the construction and maintenance of pavements constructed with MatCon
The inventor of the MatCon technologies, Dr.
Ronald Terrel was one of the founders of MatCon Inc. with over 20-years
of experience in the installation of these systems.
The Wilder and Granite team have been transferred
to the MatCon business team. Mr. Jerry Thayer (President of
MatCon, Inc.) was formally the MatCon business manager with many years
of MatCon experience.
Technology, quality control and design services are headed by
Dr. Geoffrey Rowe who has been working with MatCon installations since
The MatCon site
constructed in 1989 and photographed in late 2009 after over 20 years of
continued use still functions to a very high standard with minimal maintenance
costs over that time period.