Johnson Matthey is a British company headquartered in the United Kingdom.
Its core businesses are related to chemicals and technologies which will be sustainable. It has market capitalisation of over £6 billion and is operating in more than 30 countries. It has more than 30000 employees. The company has its origins to 1817, when Norton Johnson started business as a gold assayer in London. In 1851, its name was changed to Johnson & Matthey when George Matthey joined the business. Argillon- a business specialising in catalysts, was acquired by Johnson Matthey in 2008. InterCAT - a supplier of fluid catalytic cracking additives for the petroleum refining industry, was also acquired by Johnson Matthey in October 2010. Johnson Matthey’s principle activities are: manufacturing and supplying auto catalysts; producing fine chemicals; recycling, refining and fabrication of precious metals; providing technologies and materials for high performance battery applications and providing components and catalysts for fuel cells. Johnson Matthey is organized into 5 divisions. They are- Emission Control Technologies, Process Technologies, Precious Metal Products, Fine Chemicals and New Businesses.