Johnson Matthey Appoints Jose G. Ramirez Senior Project Engineer for Its Stationary Emissions Control (SEC) Group

MALVERN, PA, October 20, 2010 - Johnson Matthey announced today the appointment of Jose G. Ramirez as a Senior Project Engineer for its Stationary Emissions Control (SEC) group. SEC designs and supplies catalysts and engineers catalytic systems to control emissions from gas turbines and boilers, stationary gas and diesel engines, coal power plants, locomotives and marine vessels.

Ramirez will be responsible for the development, design, project execution and technical support of emissions control components and systems for high horsepower engines (stationary engines, turbines and locomotives) and industrial plants. He is a graduate of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Ramirez also attended The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Before joining Johnson Matthey, Jose was a Performance Engineer for Standard Aero, Inc. in San Antonio, Texas responsible for providing specialized technical and analytical engineering support. Prior to that, he was a Thermal/Design Engineer For Stewart Systems Inc in Plano, Texas; and Edison Engineering Development Engineer for General Electric (GE) Aircraft Engines in Cincinnati, Ohio.

" We are pleased that Jose has joined our team," said Dr. Paul Andersen, Global Technology Director, Johnson Matthey SEC. "The stationary emissions control market continues to expand and we're bringing on board strong, experienced technical professionals to help us provide our customers with high performance, cost effective catalytic solutions."

About Johnson Matthey:

Traded on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: JMAT), Johnson Matthey is a specialty chemicals company focused on its core skills in catalysts, precious metals, fine chemicals and process technologies. The $15 billion company is 193 years old and employs around 8,500 people in 30 countries.

About Johnson Matthey Stationary Emissions Control (SEC):

Johnson Matthey SEC is well known for its total systems approach to solving customer's emissions problems, as well as a reputation for strong customer support at the field service level. The SEC group designs and supplies catalysts and engineers catalytic systems to control emissions of nitrogen oxides (NOx), carbon monoxide (CO), hydrocarbons (HC), volatile organic compounds (VOC), hazardous air pollutants (HAPs) and particulate matter (PM). SEC is dedicated to the research, development and application of catalyst technology to improve quality of life by reducing air emissions.

For more information about Johnson Matthey's Stationary Emissions Control (SEC): Please contact

Wilson Chu,

Business Development Manager,

Johnson Matthey,

400 Lapp Road,

Malvern, PA 19355,

Tel: 484-320-2119,

Fax: 484-320-2152,



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