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Emission Control Catalysts

Looking for the Quality and buying economies of a larger catalyst supplier but with the fast responsiveness, design flexibility, and personal attention of a smaller company?

Process Catalysts, Systems, & Services

Need help with your catalyst process? Our team of experienced chemists and engineers will help you develop, test, and scale the right catalyst and system for your process.


The Exact Catalyst You Need

We take the time to understand your exact needs and offer exceptional solutions.


The Responsiveness You Deserve

Our chemists, engineers, and business development teams are fast and effective and care about your success. You will experience excellent communication with our team - we pride ourselves on having multiple touches with our customers throughout our organization.


Fast, Fair & Excellent

Bring us your toughest custom-catalyst challenges. We’ll identify solutions that meet your most stringent requirements.  **fast, fair, excellent

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Process Catalysts

At Applied Catalysts, we are dedicated to harnessing the power of top-tier catalyst technology to meet your specific chemical requirements. Whether developed by our expert team or carefully selected from renowned suppliers, our commitment lies in delivering the highest quality catalysts tailored to your unique needs.

Modular Process Systems

Catalyst Development & Testing Services

Custom Industrial Catalysts

Emission Catalysts & Services

Applied Catalysts is a family-owned and operated ISO 9001  certified company. We proudly offer a robust—and swiftly delivered—portfolio of catalyst services in our comprehensive R&D center and laboratory in Laurens, South Carolina, including:

Air Permit Compliance Assurance for CATOX Systems

Catalyst Activity Testing, Troubleshooting, Cleaning, and Characterization

New Product Development & Modeling

Regenerative Catalytic Oxidation Catalysts

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Instantly Search & Identify
The Right Catalyst For Your Needs

Navigating the complexities of catalyst selection is now easier than ever with our innovative Catalyst Finder tool on the Applied Catalysts website. Designed to streamline your search, this user-friendly tool allows you to input specific criteria such as reactant class/type, metal, reactant, and potential product. With just a few clicks, you'll be matched with the catalyst that best fits your needs. 


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Catalyst Development

Applied Catalysts offers catalyst development services based on heterogeneous catalysts. Combining our testing services with our catalyst development services accelerates project success and maximizes value creation for the customer.


Catalyst Sourcing

There will be times when alternate suppliers are needed. As a supplier of catalyst and process technology ourselves, we can help customers source catalysts and chemicals in many areas.

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Catalyst Testing

We offer lab-scale and show-tube scale testing of hydrogenation and other chemical processes under reductive or inert conditions. Other chemistries can also be run by request.



Batch Reactor Systems

Batch reactor systems offer a reliable and flexible way to manufacture a wide range of chemical products and allow for better control over each reaction step, making them an ideal choice for many chemical manufacturers.


Continuous Reactors

Our continuous reactor systems offer productivity, reliability, and cost advantages for chemical manufacturing. Turn-key systems can be delivered.

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Modular Process Systems

Designed for flexible just in time manufacturing, our modular process systems are the perfect tools for increasing productivity and driving profitability.

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Separation Systems

Separation Systems are integral to a variety of industries that involve the processing of complex chemical mixtures that require safe, efficient, and reliable process equipment.

Process Catalysts

Metal Oxide Catalysts (MOC)

MOC products offer advantages as it can be used in both reductive and oxidative environments. Other advantages include high strength, attrition resistance, and tunable surface properties for various applications.

Custom Catalysts

Delivering on a foundation of catalyst development of over 30 years, we offer monolith-based, particulate catalysts, PGM, and base-metal catalysts.

Activated Carbon Monolith Catalysts (ACMC)

At Applied Catalysts, we strive to meet the unique needs of every customer. Whether you have a particular catalyst type in mind or need some additional guidance, we can help find the best solutions through all stages, from development to commercialization.

Granular Activated Carbon Catalysts (GACC)

GACC products have a high surface area and inert support for numerous catalyst applications. We can help you develop, test, and deliver the right catalyst.




Hydrogenation is an essential process in a number of chemical process industries, including Specialty Chemicals, Pharmaceutical intermediates, and Polymers. We offer robust hydrogenation catalysts, systems, and services for a variety of classes of chemistry at the lab, pilot, and production scale.

Reductive Alkylation
Selective Oxidation


Catalyst Testing Services You Can Rely On

We provide the best-in-class continuous hydrogenation/reduction catalyst and process development solutions to customers in the chemical industry, helping clients transition from the lab, to pilot, to commercial scale.

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    We accelerate your time to revenue by making it quicker to transition from lab to pilot to commercial scale

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    We help your business scale by working with our engineering partners to commercial systems

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    We save you money by leveraging our hydrogenation lab and pilot testing capability

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    We help you determine what catalyst is going to deliver the optimal productivity, selectivity & lifetime for your application

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