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Materials for a better life

Umicore is a leading circular materials technology company with an extensive expertise in the fields of material science, chemistry and metallurgy. Our overriding goal of sustainable value creation is based on the ambition to develop, produce and recycle materials in a way that fulfils our mission: "materials for a better life". Which is why we are now more than ever determined to leverage our unique position and mutually reinforcing portfolio of activities to accelerate the global transformation of mobility, respond to the growing need for advanced materials, and contribute to the pursuit of a global circular economy.

We RISE today to transform tomorrow. 

Between now and 2030, our ambition is to be a true transformation partner for our customers, guiding them on their journey towards sustainability and circularity.

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Metal of the month


Bismuth was first used many years ago! The Incas combined this metal with copper and tin to produce knives and in Ancient Egypt bismoclite was often used for cosmetic purposes. However, industrial production of the metal did not begin until around 1830. Today, bismuth is found in an application that is very useful to our local heroes.
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