• Full Year Results 2022 - Resilient business performance in a volatile market

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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 the famous Statue of Liberty in New York is covered with 90,800 kg of copper plating which is 2.4mm thick? That’s a whole lot of copper! Copper has played an extremely important role in the development of civilizations. It has served us throughout the years to create tools, weapons, and jewelry that even dates back to 9000 BC. But how does a metal so old, serve us today?
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