Johnson Matthey plc
Johnson Matthey is 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
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We focus on clean air, clean energy and low carbon technologies and are experts in the application and recycling of precious metals.
Johnson Matthey has operations in over 30 countries and employs around 12,000 people. Our products and services are sold across the world to a wide range of advanced technology industries.
Johnson Matthey has continued to develop its technology for almost 200 years, demonstrating the company's ability to maintain world leadership by adapting constantly to rapidly changing customer needs. Rigorous in its own environmental policies, many of Johnson Matthey's products have a major beneficial impact on the environment and enhance the quality of life for millions of people around the world.
JM beat off competition from Croda and Victrex to keep the Chemicals title and is 5th most admired overall
2 December 2016Read in full
Johnson Matthey's innovative process technology for methanol production scoops Outstanding Achievement in Chemical and Process Engineering Award – the top title at the IChemE Global Awards
4 November 2016Read in full
Johnson Matthey and Cranfield University are developing next generation modified atmosphere packaging to deliver ideal gaseous conditions at the optimum time to prolong the life of fresh produce
5 October 2016Read in full
The Virent BioForming technology converts plant sugars into 'drop-in' hydrocarbons that can be used in the production of chemicals and fuels
23 September 2016Read in full
Johnson Matthey has been awarded both Best Sustainability Disclosure and Best Audit and Risk Disclosure in the FTSE 100 at the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators annual awards.
14 December 2015Read in full
Johnson Matthey's joint win with Cardiff University recognises the development of a mercury-free catalyst to support a more environmentally friendly method of producing PVC.
16 November 2015Read in full
Johnson Matthey today announces that on 18 May 2015 it acquired the StePac Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) business from DS Smith for £18.0 million, subject to typical post-closing adjustments. StePac works closely with growers and distributors of fresh produce to develop, manufacture and supply application-specific modified atmosphere packaging.
22 May 2015Read in full
Dr Christopher Barnard, a chemist who retired from Johnson Matthey in March 2015 after over 36 years at the company, is the Royal Society of Chemistry Creativity in Industry Prize winner for 2015
13 May 2015Read in full
Johnson Matthey has sold its gold and silver refining business to Asahi, a collector, refiner and recycler of precious and rare metals from waste materials
5 March 2015Read in full
Johnson Matthey announces that it has agreed to divest its Gold and Silver Refining business to Asahi Holdings, Inc. (Asahi), a collector, refiner and recycler of precious and rare metals from waste materials, for £118 million (US $186 million) in cash, subject to typical post-closing adjustments.
15 December 2014Read in full