• Umicore and PowerCo establish joint venture for European battery materials production

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  • Umicore inaugurates Europe’s first battery materials gigafactory

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  • Umicore prepares to construct first-of-its-kind battery materials production plant in Canada

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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

Lithium

Did you know that Lithium, even though it is a metal, is so soft that it can be cut by a regular knife? Lithium is the lightest solid element in the periodic table. Although you may think Lithium is not something that would be very common it is an important part of our daily lives. Umicore uses lithium when producing active cathode materials in rechargeable battery materials.
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