• Umicore announces changes to its Management Board

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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


Did you know that this Umicore metal went to Mars? Yes, germanium substrates form the basis of space solar cells. On the 26th of November 2018, NASA reported that the InSight robot had successfully landed on Mars. Our germanium wafers were used in the solar cells from the InSight robot.
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