October 02, 2009 16:00 ET

MATECH and Northrop Grumman to Present MATECH's Breakthrough Electrochemical Fatigue Sensor to Major Civil Engineering Firms

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - October 2, 2009) - MATECH Corp. (OTCBB: MTCH) ( is pleased to announce that the Company is working with leading global corporation Northrop Grumman to present MATECH's revolutionary Electrochemical Fatigue Sensor (EFS) technology to major civil engineering firms as part of Northrop Grumman's overall Sensor Information System (SIS) program, focused on infrastructure information services.

MATECH and Northrop Grumman are working together to secure the nation's infrastructure and save bridge owners money from the cost of unnecessary and ineffective repairs. Currently, MATECH and Northrop Grumman are in discussions with several civil engineering firms, which are expected to result in significant project contracts.

MATECH's EFS technology is used to detect cracks in bridges and other structures. The technology has proven its efficacy on over 35 bridges in ten different states for various state DOTs (Departments of Transportation) as well as railroads throughout the United States. The cutting-edge technology is the only nondestructive method able to detect growing cracks in bridges as small as 0.01 inches.

"We are very pleased to report that several large civil engineering firms in the United States have shown significant interest in our EFS technology," said Robert Bernstein, CEO of MATECH. "We will continue to keep shareholders abreast of developments as they occur. We anticipate announcing significant contractual developments in the coming weeks."


MATECH Corp., founded in 1983, is an engineering, research and development company based in Los Angeles, CA. The Company specializes in technologies to measure microscopic fractures in metal structures. MATECH is now marketing its patented Electrochemical Fatigue Sensor (EFS) and other advanced crack-detection technologies to bridge asset managers, railroad companies, and governmental agencies across the United States and internationally. To learn more, please visit:

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