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Welcome to Matcon: Crafting Opportunities, Building Excellence

Discover the Fusion of Tradition and Innovation

Matcon has been an emblem of precision and problem-solving since 1980. Our journey began with the creation of the Matcon Discharger Valves, a beacon of our capability to navigate complex challenges in flow dynamics within Storage Silos. Crafting products like the Intermediate Bulk Containers and the renowned Cone Valve, we didn't just aim to fix problems; we aspired to set the standard for reliability and efficiency.

Nestled in the heart of Evesham's Vale Park West – the hub of our operation – walk through our various offices and meeting rooms, experience the technology-filled test plant, and witness the engineering excellence humming on the workshop floor.

Matcon stands at the frontier of invention with the might of IDEX Corporation at our back, propelling us to make waves in the food, pharmaceutical, and chemical sectors.


A Culture of Flourishing Careers

At Matcon, we don't just offer jobs; we open the door to long-term career prospects. Partnering with our parent company, IDEX, we provide an ecosystem of limitless growth opportunities.

With a strategic focus on talent development, we equip our employees with a range of skills through a selection of technical training, soft skill development, and Management and Leadership programmes. This enables our talent to grow and flourish, allowing career horizons to continually broaden.

Why choose Matcon for your career growth?

  • Career Enabling Traits: Here, you are not just an employee number. Our values of trust, teamwork, and excellence underscore the journey of every employee, inspiring them to evolve, excel, and contribute to collective success.

  • Engagement That Matters: In our most recent employee survey, Matcon achieved an employee engagement score of 72% and a performance enablement score of 80% which reflects our commitment to uplifting every team member's spirit, making each day a fulfilling opportunity for personal and professional growth.

  • Influencing the Future: Join a team that has been awarded the Gold Investors in People Award, recognised for excellence in enhancing individual and team performance. Our commitment to excellence extends every aspect of your career journey.

A Community That Cares

We don't just create solutions for handling bulk powders; we are part of a community that we deeply care about. Our company's mission is to weave the threads of our success with the fabric of the local community. We are the proud finalists at the Hereford and Worcester Chamber of Commerce Business Awards for our ‘Commitment to the Community’. As an employee, you can feel a sense of pride in being a part of:

  • Volunteering and Fundraising: Each member of the Matcon team is granted two paid days per year dedicated solely to collaborating with local charities. We believe in making every contribution count. Additionally, we actively organise a variety of fundraising events that bring our team together, fostering a sense of unity, enjoyment and generating essential funds for our local charities.

  • Inclusive Workforce: Experience the commitment to diversity in action at Matcon; our Disability Confident Employer status is a pledge to approach both recruitment and employment equitably and inclusively. We also have a number of Employee Resource Groups within IDEX that contribute to our culture of inclusion and diversity. We actively celebrate International Women’s Day, International Men’s day, PRIDE and many other initiatives throughout the year.

  • Matcon Social Club: Regular social activities are arranged to suit all members of the family, ranging from going to the circus, a Riverboat cruise and trips to Alton Towers! 

Benefits for Your Comprehensive Well-being

We are committed to fostering a work environment that truly values your health and personal growth. While the specifics of our benefits package may vary based on role and location, they include:

  • Private Medical Insurance: Proactive protection for your health.

  • Salary sacrifice Group Pension Scheme: employee and employer contributions are based on a percentage of your base salary.

  • Healthcare Cash Plan: claim money back from everyday healthcare costs.

  • Life Insurance: 4 x your annual salary.

  • Up to 27 days annual leave plus an extra day off on your birthday!

  • Annual bonus scheme.

  • Health & Wellbeing: Access to health and lifestyle webinars, activities and free fruit available every day in the office.

  • Employee Assistance Program: Gain access to confidential counselling and support services for both personal and professional concerns.

  • Discounts & Schemes: Capitalise on exclusive online deals, and participate in our salary sacrifice car & cycle-to-work schemes for a greener lifestyle.

  • Development Programs: Discover our apprenticeship programmes and progressive career development courses which can be tailored to your growth.

From volunteering opportunities to holistic benefits, we strive to create an inclusive workplace where everyone can flourish to their fullest potential.

Can you see yourself at Matcon?

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Hear From Our Team

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Matcon is a part of IDEX’s Material Processing Technologies (MPT) division alongside world-leading brands:


  • Matcon - experts in Powder Handling Systems using Cone Valve Technology
  • Fitzpatrick - experts in dry granulation using Roller Compaction & Milling Products.
  • Quadro - leading the way in Milling and Particle Sizing Equipment


  • Microfluidics - specialists in Microfluidizer® Processor High Shear Homogenisers
  • Quadro Liquids - expert manufactures of High Shear Mixers
  • Steridose - Bioprocess Equipment for biotech and pharmaceutical industries

Employee Resource Groups

IDEX is an acronym for our founding mission of Innovation, Diversity and Excellence. At IDEX MPT, we value equity, inclusion, and dignity for all.

We want to grow with those who embrace the importance of teamwork and continue to cultivate our culture of inclusion and diversity. Encouraging our employees to learn and develop new skills, to support career growth is essential to the success of all IDEX businesses. IDEX strives to establish an environment where each employee is enabled to do and be their best every day. Learn more about our Employee Resource Groups (ERG).


In-Balance aims to accelerate IDEX’s transition to a gender-balanced organization and help to cultivate a healthy environment in which women can thrive as their authentic selves. Over the years, we have promoted activities that reflected the need to advocate for all under-represented groups. With the advent of more ERGs in the business, it is now time for us to refocus into being an advocate for women. 

We celebrate everyone who decides to chase their dreams and strive for success in their role, regardless of circumstances. We believe individuals should be appointed into roles because of their professional experience, ability, and qualifications.


IDEX African-American (IAAm) Employee Resource Group’s mission is to strengthen African-American employees at IDEX through career management, professional development and mentorship that will enable retention and growth while proactively supporting IDEX’s business and DE&I objectives.

Vision Statement - Empowering our talent to be future leaders at IDEX through professional development, mentoring and growth while also working to strengthen the bonds between IDEX and its local African-American communities.


Pride@IDEX aims to educate leaders and participants to advance a culture that is accepting and embracing LGBTQ+ colleagues, enabling everyone to be their authentic selves at work. We are a resource to managers, HR professionals and employees about LGBTQ+ issues and related guidance.

We support personal and professional development of our LGBTQ+ colleagues, to help amplify their voice, help build a sense of belonging and a psychologically safe culture that is accepting and embracing of LGBTQ+ colleagues, enabling everyone to be their authentic best selves at work. 
Pride@IDEX also aims to support personal learning and development by offering formal and informal leadership opportunities and creating visibility for employees who are active in the ERG.


API aims to connect and share resources for Asian and Pacific Islander background employees; provide inspirations and awareness of API cultures with celebrated events; facilitate networking, career development and mentoring opportunities; share and raise awareness about API bias and issues; and contribute to the larger diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) efforts and organizational goals at IDEX through promotion and advocacy of API employees.


A community network for employees who share an interest in celebrating Hispano-Latino heritage, which strengthens the skills necessary for success, enhances the professional development of its members, and furthers IDEX's DE&I goals by encouraging the retention of diverse employees.


SERRVE is dedicated to our Armed Forces Veterans, Reservists and Armed Forces families across the IDEX globe. Their aim is to build a global network within IDEX that can help overcome perceptions about recruitment and retention and help identify transferrable skills, including instilled values. It will also act as a coaching and support network to help individuals manage expectations during the transition from service life to civilian life and the loss of their military identity.


A group to represent those with disabilities ranging from mental illness, physical impairments, learning disabilities and more.


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The Original Cone Valve IBC Manufacturers

At the heart of the Matcon system you will find the Cone Valve - invented, patented and developed by us. We help manufacturers overcome issues of mix segregation, containment and bridging that are inherent in traditional powder handling systems. Discover our unique approach to powder handling and the innovation that underpins all that we do.

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