Johnson Matthey is an international special chemicals company underpinned by science, technology and its people. A leader in sustainable technologies, many of the group’s products enhance the quality of life of millions through their beneficial impact on the environment, human health and wellbeing.
The work/life dichotomy appeared, as a notion, during the mid-1800s and it referred to the human being’s need for balance both at personal, and at professional level. In other words, it encompassed strategies to attain a state of equilibrium between lifestyle and career.
The activity of working, a fundamental principle for human life, has suffered signification changes within the 21st century. Heavy physical work, the natural environment, bad weather conditions, have been replaced by mentally demanding, high intensity work, narrow working environments, constant stress, and mentally challenging conditions. These changes in lifestyle have led to a decrease in both physical activity, and physical work and, thereby, reduced energy requirements, causing an imbalance between energy needs and energy supplies.
Alent is a leading supplier of advanced, consumable specialty chemicals and engineered materials used primarily in the electronics, automotive and industrial end market segments.