Always being at the forefront of technology, we've played an essential role in Johnson Matthey's history since 1817. Through our key milestones we have developed the expertise to become the internationally renowned business we are today.
We received an order for platinum laboratory apparatus from manufacturing chemists in London.
We were awarded two gold medals for fine display of refined and fabricated platinum at the Paris Exhibition.
We produced the first standard metre and weights in iridium-platinum for the International Metric Commission.
We installed equipment to fabricate precious metal sheet, wire and tube for jewellery and industrial applications.