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Umicore and PowerCo establish joint venture for European battery materials production
Umicore and PowerCo, the new battery company of the Volkswagen Group, announced today the founding of a joint venture for precursor and cathode material production in Europe.
Umicore inaugurates Europe’s first battery materials gigafactory
Umicore today inaugurates its carbon neutral production facility for cathode active materials for electric vehicles in Nysa, Poland. This makes Umicore the first company in Europe with a complete circular and sustainable battery materials value…
Umicore secures long-term renewable energy supply for its European battery materials precursor and refining hub through PPAs with Statkraft and Gasum
Umicore has signed two separate long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Statkraft and Gasum to source renewable electricity from onshore wind turbines in Finland. These two agreements will cover the existing needs of Umicore’s site in…
Half year results 2022
Umicore delivers first-half performance in line with Q1 outlook, in a challenging market context, and makes good progress in the execution of the “Umicore 2030 – RISE” strategy.
Advanced notice of Umicore’s 2022 Half Year Results
Umicore will publish its results for the half year 2022 on July 29th, 2022 at 07:30 AM CEST. In addition, the Group will host a webcast and conference call for analysts and investors at 09.30 AM CEST.
Umicore prepares to construct first-of-its-kind battery materials production plant in Canada
Umicore plans to construct a manufacturing facility for cathode active battery materials (CAM) and their precursor materials (pCAM) in Ontario, Canada. For Umicore this investment represents the final step in establishing a truly global production…
Umicore to build large-scale fuel cell catalyst plant in China to cater for accelerated hydrogen clean mobility growth
Umicore will invest in building a large-scale fuel cell catalyst plant in Changshu in China to capture the fast emerging growth in fuel cell technology.
Umicore and Idemitsu to jointly develop high-performance solid-state battery materials
Umicore and Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd have agreed to jointly develop high-performance catholyte materials for solid-state batteries, combining their respective expertise in cathode active materials and solid electrolytes, and aiming to provide the…
Umicore launches “Umicore 2030 - RISE”, its new strategic plan designed to accelerate value creative growth
Chief Executive Officer Mathias Miedreich, along with his Management Board colleagues, will unveil Umicore’s new strategy “Umicore 2030 - RISE”.
Measurements of blood lead levels in children near Umicore site in Hoboken in line with previous measurements
The Provincial Institute of Hygiene (PIH) announced today the results of the six-monthly measurements of lead in blood of children living near the Umicore site in Hoboken*. The average test result of 3.03 micrograms per deciliter of blood (µg/dl)…
Umicore welcomes Minister Verlinden in Olen as part of preliminary draft of remediation of radiologically contaminated sites
Interior Minister Annelies Verlinden wants to ensure that soils contaminated by radioactive substances can be remediated. The Council of Ministers approved a preliminary draft law at her request. This will allow the Federal Agency for Nuclear…
Umicore’s new global R&D center strengthens its position as a battery technology leader
Umicore today inaugurated its new global R&D center for cathode materials in Cheonan, Korea. The new center marks another important step as Umicore’s rechargeable battery materials activity prepares for further growth and is strengthening its…