Our businesses supply a wide range of catalysts, technologies and other chemical products which are used within the petrochemical, chemical and fine chemical industries

These catalysts are used across a wide range of applications, as detailed below. These high technology products enable our customers to operate their processes with the very highest energy efficiency and produce the optimum yield of the desired end product.

In addition, we provide specialist services to help our customers further optimise plant performance. We also supply a broad range of precious metal containing chemical products which find a diverse range of uses in the fine chemical and pharmaceutical sectors.

Application Product Group Description Johnson Matthey Business Further Information

Ammonia, methanol, gas processing, synthetic natural gas, gas to liquids

KATALCO JM and PURASPECJMproducts

Catalysts and technologies for the ammonia, methanol and gas markets

Process Technologies – Ammonia Methanol and Gas business

Process Technologies: Catalyst Business website

Oil refining

INTERCAT JM, PURASPECJM, KATALCOJM and HYTREATJMproducts

Catalysts and technology for the purification, processing and conversion of hydrocarbons in oil refining processes, including hydrogen manufacture

Process Technologies – Refinery business

Process Technologies: Catalyst Business website

Oil, gas and chemical process technologies

Development and licensing of process technologies

Advanced process technologies for the oil, gas and chemical industries

Process Technologies

Process Technologies website

Detection, diagnostics and measurement for the oil, gas and petrochemical industries

Tracerco – detection, diagnostic and measurement solutions

Specialist measurement, process diagnostics and reservoir characterisation services

Process Technologies - Tracerco

Tracerco website

Nitric acid production

Precious metal gauzes

Gauze catalysts for nitric acid manufacture

Noble Metals

Noble Metals website

Nitric acid production – emissions control

Nitrous oxide abatement systems

Catalysts and technologies to abate nitrous oxide emissions

Noble Metals

Noble Metals website

Fats and oils hydrogenation

PRICAT products

Hydrogenation catalysts

Chemical Catalysts

Chemical Catalysts website

Catalysts and purification products for chemical processes

Base and precious metal catalysts, PURASPEC JMpurification products

Used in the manufacture of petrochemicals (caprolactam, oxo alcohols etc.), fluorochemicals and other speciality chemicals

Chemical Catalysts

Chemical Catalysts website

Catalysts and precious metal chemicals for fine chemicals manufacture

Homogeneous and supported precious metal catalysts, precious metal chemicals

Used in a range of fine chemical transformations (e.g. to produce silicones, artificial sweeteners etc.)

Chemical Products

Chemical Products website

Catalysts and precious metal chemicals for the pharmaceutical industry

Homogeneous and supported precious metal catalysts, enzymes, chiral technologies and precious metal chemicals

Used in a range of transformations in the pharmaceutical industry

Catalysis and Chiral Technologies

Catalysis and Chiral Technologies website

Formaldehyde production

Formox TM

Catalysts and technologies for the production of formaldehyde

Process Technologies

FormoxTM website