Matex Drilling Fluids is pleased to announce the addition of our newest member to the team.

Please help in welcoming Mr Juan Luis Valenzuela who will be joining us on November 1, 2017.

Juan Luis has over 10 years of experience developing local and international markets in the exploration drilling industry. He has extensive knowledge in the application of Matex Environmentally Safe Drilling Fluids.

Juan Luis's duties will include assisting corporate growth in Spanish and French speaking countries.

Juan Luis is fluent in English, Spanish and French and is also able to communicate in German and Portuguese. 

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Matex Control Chemical, ENVIRONMENTALLY SAFE Drilling Fluids & Lubricants


Control Chemical (1989) Corporation has been a manufacturer of high performance drilling fluid systems and our proprietary vegetable oil lubricants under the Matex brand name for over 25 years. Originating from an initial facility of 6,000 square feet., the Matex products are now manufactured in a modern plant of 50,000 square feet. In 2010 and 2011 over $800,000.00 was invested in plant upgrades to increase production and manufacturing efficiency, along with our commitment to plant and employee safety programs.

The Matex products include down hole lubricants, specialty polymers, foams, tool lubricants, blast hole stabilizers, thread compounds and non-alcohol environmentally safe freeze control fluids. These products are used for diamond drilling, horizontal directional drilling, rotary and percussive drilling.

Benefits derived from these products include improved core recovery, increased production, hole stabilization (Blast hole and RC), unsurpassed DTH and tri-cone lubrication. Drilling applications include mineral exploration, mining production, oil & gas, construction, water well and geotechnical.

The cost saving benefits of extended tool life, simplified fluid systems, efficient core recovery and increased production has created a client base of major mining and drilling companies worldwide.

Control Chemical has a global network of distributors warehousing product in North America, South America, Australia, Western and Southern Africa, South East Asia, Mongolia, Scandinavia, U.K., Turkey, and Russia.