About CRI Catalyst

About CRI Catalyst

CRI Catalyst Company is part of CRI/Criterion Inc., the global catalyst technology company of the Shell Group. CRICC operates research laboratories, development facilities, manufacturing plants and business units throughout the world.



CRI has a range of catalysts with specific focus on hydrogenation catalysts, oxidation catalysts, select upstream catalysts, renewable fuel catalysts, membranes, and environmental catalysts and systems.

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Ethylene Oxide

As a result of our R&D efforts, CRI is the world’s leading supplier of Ethylene Oxide catalysts. 50% of the world’s EO is currently produced using CRI’s EO catalysts.

Hydrogenation and specialty catalysts

CRI Catalyst Company offers a wide range of selective hydrogenation catalyst products. Catalysts are available for both petrochemical and chemical applications.


The CRI Renewables group shares the goal of serving a global customer base with high performance, cost-effective catalysts and process technologies specific to the renewable fuels arena.

Environmental catalysts

CRI have catalysts that can work for your specific applications. Trained professionals will be able to work with you to determine which catalyst will meet your specific needs.

Zeolyst Specialties

Zeolyst Specialties delivers value to our customers through differentiated zeolitic catalyst technology provided through our highly experienced technical service organization

Custom catalysts

CRI Catalyst Company LP, with its global resources in research and development (R&D), manufacturing, and surface and materials science is a highly a desirable partner in custom catalyst development.

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