The consolidation and expansion of our capabilities in Milton Keynes fits with the needs of our customers

30 Sep 2016

Plaque unveiling by the Lord Mayor of Milton Keynes, Councillor Coventry, the Lady Mayoress of Milton Keynes Ms Liane Lacey, Johnson Matthey CEO Robert MacLeod and JMBSA General Manager Anne Risse
Plaque unveiling by the Lord Mayor of Milton Keynes, Councillor Coventry, the Lady Mayoress of Milton Keynes Ms Liane Lacey, Johnson Matthey CEO Robert MacLeod and JMBSA General Manager Anne Risse

Johnson Matthey Battery Systems Automotive has relocated to new facilities in Milton Keynes. Precedent House has been officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Milton Keynes, Councillor Coventry. Local councillor Robert Middleton also attended today's event.

Following the official opening the Lord Mayor of Milton Keynes, Councillor Coventry stated "I was very pleased to open the new facilities for Johnson Matthey Battery Systems last Friday in Milton Keynes. Their relocation and fantastic new facilities will place them in the city of Milton Keynes which is at the heart of electrification, and located in close proximity to key automotive customers in the Midlands".

Speaking at the event Johnson Matthey CEO Robert MacLeod said: "The consolidation and expansion of our automotive capabilities at this new location in Milton Keynes fits with the needs of our customers, many of whom are based in the Midlands. Being close to them will support the growth of our business over the coming years".

"Being close to our customers will support the growth of our business over the coming years" – Robert MacLeod, Chief Executive

A pioneer in automotive technologies

Johnson Matthey is known as a pioneer in the field of emissions control having made its first autocatalyst in its Royston facilities in May 1974. Through ongoing investment in research and development, Johnson Matthey offers low emission technologies including emission control catalysts, fuel cells and battery technologies. Johnson Matthey Battery Systems is a leading independent provider of battery design, development and supply for demanding automotive applications, such as performance hybrids and PHEVs.

Further information on the products and services of Johnson Matthey Battery Systems can be found at www.jmbatterysystems.com.

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