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Ensuring sustainable cobalt sourcing
Umicore’s Sustainable Procurement Framework for Cobalt ensures that a key raw material is sourced according to the principles of ethics and sustainability.
Pushing for progress on safety
Umicore’s Rechargeable Battery Materials business unit has transformed its approach to safety. Its impressive results are serving as an excellent example throughout Umicore.
Collaborating on new metal recovery processes
Recent collaboration between Umicore and Prysmian Group has led to innovative recovery processes that reduce waste and lower the consumption of germanium, a scarce resource.
Olen: Charging for the Future
Olen has been an important part of Umicore for over a century. Now, after a large-scale improvement programme, the site is proudly prepared to play a key role in the years to come.
Umicores statement on ITC judge's initial determination in patent case
In a mixed initial determination by an administrative law judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) earlier today, it was confirmed that Umicore did not directly infringe or induce infringement of patents asserted against it by BASF, a…
Have you ever considered the impact of gauze structure on process performance?
We minimize side reactionsto MAXIMIZE product yield! Two main factors are influencing the overall performance of gauzes in ammonia oxidation: Composition and Structure. Our adapted flat-bed knitting technology has taken gauze designs many steps…
A new generation of gauzes takes over catalytic ammonia oxidation: MPAC
Multi-Combination Gauze Pack is Umicore‘s long expected latest innovation for any kind of ammonia oxidation catalysis. Based on the success story of the already unique multi-layer gauze systems that had been inroduced more than a decade ago, MPAC…
Umicore once more certified as a Top Employer in Belgium, France and Germany
Umicore is proud to announce that it has once again been awarded the Top Employer certification in Belgium, France and Germany. In all three countries, Umicore was praised for its outstanding training & development opportunities. Belgium and…
JGF in Freiburg: Umicore Electroplating shines with rose gold and black rhodium
Rose gold and black are the trend colours of current watch and jewellery collections. Responding to this trend Umicore Electroplating will present at the Jewellery & Gem Fair Europe innovative high-tech electrolytes in Hall 4 at booth F 02. The…