Johnson Matthey at a Glance

Johnson Matthey is a global speciality chemicals company underpinned by science, technology and its people

At a Glance content

A leader in sustainable technologies, many of the group’s products enhance the quality of life of millions through their beneficial impact on the environment, human health and wellbeing.

The world has changed a lot since Johnson Matthey’s foundation in 1817. From its early days as a precious metals assayer, the company has always sought to build on its strengths and respond to changing global needs. Today the group continues to apply its expertise in science and innovation to develop world leading products and technologies for customers around the world.

What we Do

We focus on clean air, clean energy and low carbon technologies and are experts in the application and recycling of precious metals. Our principal activities are:

  • Manufacturing autocatalysts, heavy duty diesel catalysts and pollution control systems
  • Providing catalysts and components for fuel cells
  • Supplying catalysts and technologies for chemical processes
  • Producing fine chemicals, chemical catalysts and active pharmaceutical ingredients
  • Marketing, refining and fabricating precious metals.

Johnson Matthey has operations in over 30 countries and employs around 11,000 people. Our products and services are sold across the world to a wide range of advanced technology industries.

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