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Introducing JM

Creating long-term value


Expanding group ROIC to 20%


Mid to high single digit EPS CAGR


Progressive dividend

Tackling the world's biggest challenges 

With a 200-year track record of solving complex problems with world-class chemistry, we use our core scientific capabilities to tackle three big global challenges:

  • Concern by consumers and governments about air quality
  • Pressure on the supply of natural resources, caused by a growing population and consumer aspirations
  • The need for affordable and increasingly personalised healthcare.


Growth and value creation

We deliver real benefits to our customers by providing customised solutions, developing new and next-generation products, and scaling-up complex manufacturing.

Our technology gives us leadership positions in many of the markets in which we operate, and we continue to deliver growth and value creation through: 

  • Leadership in growing, high-margin, technology driven markets
  • Investment in the research and development that accelerates growth
  • A relentless focus on operational excellence.


Fact sheet

Download the full PDF of our Annual Report and Accounts, 2018.

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