Johnson Matthey is a leading speciality chemicals company. It has five global divisions each focused on the development of high value added, high technology products and services. These include catalysts for vehicle and stationary exhaust emission control catalysts; licensing technologies and the supply of catalysts to the petrochemical, syngas, oil refining and gas processing industries; refining and recycling precious metals; fabricating products using precious metals and related materials; supplying active pharmaceutical ingredients, fine chemicals and other speciality chemical products and services for the pharmaceutical and fine chemical industries; development and manufacture of heterogeneous, homogeneous, chiral and biocatalytic technologies for the pharmaceutical, fine chemical and agrochemical industries; and supplying speciality inorganic and organic chemicals for research. New business development is a major strategic theme for Johnson Matthey and the company is working on new areas which align with its core skills, including battery technologies and fuel cells among others.
Many of Johnson Matthey's products provide environmental and quality of life benefits. Drawing on its expertise in advanced materials and technology, the company aims to build its 3rd century through value adding sustainable technologies that are valued by its customers, optimise the use of natural resources and enhance quality of life both today and for the future.