IChemE's Gold Corporate Partnership recognises Johnson Matthey's commitment to the future of chemical engineering

Mark Sutton, Technical Director at Johnson Matthey (bottom right) receives the award from IChemE President Jonathan Seville (bottom centre) and Interim CEO Justin Blades (bottom left)
Mark Sutton, Technical Director at Johnson Matthey (bottom right) receives the award from IChemE President Jonathan Seville (bottom centre) and Interim CEO Justin Blades (bottom left)

Johnson Matthey was presented with a Gold Corporate Partnership from the Institution of Chemical Engineers ( IChemE) in September 2016.

The Corporate Partnership initiative provides an independent assessment of training, skills and talent management programmes in chemical engineering professions. Johnson Matthey received its Gold Corporate Partnership award in recognition of its clear commitment to the future of chemical engineering and additional work championing chemical engineering professionalism.

Johnson Matthey joins an exclusive group of organisations that have met the required standard

Johnson Matthey's Process Engineering Development Programme is an IChemE accredited five year rotational programme that provides a unique platform for our graduate chemical engineers to achieve some of the highest professional standards.

Justin Blades, Interim CEO, IChemE, said: “IChemE have worked closely with Johnson Matthey for many years, and I'm delighted to welcome the company to our growing list of Gold Corporate Partners. Chemical engineering matters at Johnson Matthey and the business has a long tradition of developing not only technology, but also its talent. It is encouraging to see a business so passionate about the future of our profession, and recognising that strong partnerships with the Institution will ensure that the future is bright."

Johnson Matthey's support of campaigns to encourage the next generation of chemical and process engineers includes the successful Future Scientist and Children Challenging Industry programmes that are run at the Billingham site. After its success in Billingham, Children Challenging Industry has been launched at Johnson Matthey's largest UK site in Royston.

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