MATECO – Geotechnical and Environmental DRILLING


relentless commitment to higher standards

MATECO Drilling Company is a specialty contractor providing geotechnical and environmental drilling services since 1974. Our team of qualified and trained staff members are located at our operations office in Rockford, Michigan, and supported by the corporate office located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. MATECO’s abilities allow us to uniquely and productively manage projects with our in-house staff by working with our clients on approach, cost, safety and technical aspects of their projects.

We are affiliated with Materials Testing Consultants, Inc. (MTC) — a Michigan Corporation providing engineering, consulting and independent testing services. Founded by Raymond P. Elliott, P.E., in 1968, MTC specializes in construction materials testing, soil mechanics, and environmental matters. Our range of services cover the state of Michigan with our corporate office in West Michigan, a branch in Southeast and Mid Michigan, and portable labs for remote locations.

Our leadership

Our leadership team brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to MATECO Drilling.

Mateco employees performing direct push sampling

Our History, Our Culture, Our Team

MATECO Drilling Company, a subsidiary of MTC, provides specialty geotechnical and environmental test drilling, including hollow stem auger, direct push, and rotary sonic drilling services.

MATECO employs highly trained and experienced crew chiefs, drilling assistants, mechanics and support personnel through the operations office in Rockford, Michigan.

Our Core Values

  • Teamwork. Committed to our customers and each other. 
  • Trust. Having high confidence in our solutions and results.
  • Ethics. Uncompromising in truthfulness, honesty and integrity.
  • Service. Being professional, prompt and courteous.
  • Technical Leadership. Providing exceptional value with technical expertise.
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Marsh Master Environmental Drilling Rig

Our mission

To always exceed our client’s expectations by providing safe, creative, value added drilling solutions through cutting edge technology, exceptional service, based on integrity.


Our diverse selection of equipment allows our clients to investigate in remote areas and difficult soil conditions in all specialized areas. Our areas of expertise include:

Geotechnical Drilling

Environmental Drilling

  • Rotary Sonic Drilling
  • Direct Push Drilling

Amphibious Soil Sampling

Direct Image Testing

Utility Location and Safe Exposure

MATECO truck carrying environmental drilling equipment


DRILL with confidence

It is not just our motto, it is our motivation.