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The Americana project: a blueprint for future industrial sites
In record time and in the midst of a pandemic, we moved our operations from Guarulhos to Americana, a state-of-the-art site.
Powering ahead with green electricity
As part of Umicore’s goal to reach carbon neutrality by 2035, the Group signed three long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) using renewable wind energy --- one PPA to power Europe’s first cathode materials plant in Poland and two PPAs to power…
The Umicore Women In Business program
We are closing the gap and with zero inequality, we go for skill, effort, talent, responsibility and resourcefulness. Our ESG strategy “Let’s go for zero” is not only about achieving gender parity among managers. It is also about investing in our…
Full Year Results 2021
Umicore posted all-time record revenues and earnings in 2021, despite the severe disruption in global car production in the second half of the year as a result of the semiconductor shortage.
Materials 2030 Manifesto
Over the past 6 months, Umicore joined forces with other private and public organizations for a common vision and purpose: to build a European advanced materials ecosystem that will enable the transition towards a green and digital economy.
Umicore introduces new generation Li-ion battery recycling technologies and announces award with ACC
Umicore announces today the signing of an agreement with Automotive Cells Company (ACC) on battery recycling services for the needs of ACC pilot plant in Nersac, France.
Umicore signs inaugural € 500 million sustainability-linked loan
Umicore has signed a € 500 million sustainability-linked loan (SLL), tying for the first time the Group’s funding costs to its sustainability performance and successfully refinancing its existing € 300 million syndicated credit facility.
Our contribution to the fight against Cancer
As the world marks World Cancer Day, Umicore discusses how its Precious Metals Chemistry business is using its expertise to support the oncology sector with innovative anti-cancer drugs and pharmaceuticals.
Umicore signs renewable electricity PPAs with ENGIE and Axpo to power two of its largest sites worldwide
Umicore has signed two separate long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs), with ENGIE and Axpo to source renewable electricity from offshore and onshore wind turbines in Belgium. These agreements will cover more than half of the electricity demand…
Advanced Notice Full Year Results 2021
Umicore will publish its results for the full year 2021 on February 16th, 2022 at 07:30 AM CET.
Umicore Electroplating and Umicore Thin Film Products are now Metal Deposition Solutions
We have decided to combine the expertise of the established Electroplating (EP) and Thin Film Products (TFP) business units under the Metal Deposition Solutions (MDS) business unit. Under this name, we will in future develop and market products for…