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Welcome to Umicore’s media gallery. 

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Process Competence Center in Olen, Belgium - Weighing battery CAM powder

Battery CAM powder is weighed as part of a 'recipe' with other elements (binder and carbon) to then test its performance.

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Process Competence Center in Olen, Belgium - Battery assembly

Battery assembly in a test environment. The black cut-out of the CAM is assembled in a coin cell.

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Process Competence Center in Olen, Belgium - Battery cycler

Coin cell batteries are repeatedly charged and discharged in a controlled environment to study the CAM’s reactions.

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Analytical laboratory at Umicore Kokkola, Finland - testing battery materials

Cobalt oxide and cobalt hydroxide testing in Umicore's battery metals refining site.

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Automotive Catalyst lab in Umicore Hanau, Germany - sampling

Colleagues sampling a raw material barrel for our automotive catalyst technology and innovation.

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Automotive Catalyst production site in Umicore Onsan, Korea - product inspection

Colleagues inspecting our automotive catalyst coating product in substrates.

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Umicore signage at Umicore Nysa, Poland

Umicore logo signage in our main office building at our Battery Materials site in Nysa, Poland.

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Umicore Precious Metals Refining main office building in Hoboken, Belgium

The flagship of the company’s recycling business, built in 2009.

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Umicore’s video on How do electric cars work?

Cathode active materials (CAM) and their precursors (pCAM)

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More videos on battery materials



Umicore Cathode active materials

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Honorary guests at Umicore's groundbreaking ceremony in Loyalist

From left to right: R. Donald Maracle - Chief at Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte, Ralph Kiessling - EVP Umicore, Vic Fedeli - Minister of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade of Ontario, Doug Ford - Premier of Ontario, Mathias Miedreich - CEO Umicore, Francois-Philippe Champagne - Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry of Canada, Patrick Van Gheel - Ambassador of Belgium to Canada, Jim Hegadorn - Mayor Loyalist Township, Shoichi Matsumoto - CEO AESC, Randy De Palma, Canada Managing Director Umicore, Stefan Brandlhuber - VP Purchasing BMW Group, Ric Bresee - MPP of Ontario for Hasting and Lennox & Addington. In Loyalist, Ontario, Canada 16th October 2023

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Umicore groundbreaking event in Loyalist

Umicore groundbreaking event in Loyalist, Ontario, Canada 16th October 2023

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Umicore groundbreaking event in Loyalist

Umicore groundbreaking event in Loyalist, Ontario, Canada 16th October 2023

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Preliminary conceptual design 1

Render of the preliminary conceptual design of the main entrance of Umicore battery materials gigafactory in Loyalist, Ontario, Canada.

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Preliminary conceptual design 2

Preliminary conceptual design and visualization of the future Umicore battery materials gigafactory in Loyalist, Ontario, Canada.

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Preliminary conceptual design 3

Preliminary conceptual design and visualization of the future Umicore battery materials gigafactory in Loyalist, Ontario, Canada.

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Aerial view of Umicore Loyalist site location

Aerial picture of the site location and future construction site of Umicore battery materials gigafactory in Loyalist, Ontario, Canada - taken in September 2023.

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Aerial view of Umicore Loyalist site location

Aerial picture of the site location and future construction site of Umicore battery materials gigafactory in Loyalist, Ontario, Canada - taken in September 2023.

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BMW Group Plant Spartanburg

The ‘Home of the X’ is also becoming the ‘Home of the Battery Electric Vehicle’ (10/2022).

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Visualization of the BMW Group Plant Woodruff

High-voltage batteries will be produced to supply the production of fully electric vehicles at nearby BMW Manufacturing in Spartanburg (06/2023).

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Visualization of AESC future facility in Florence, South Carolina

Visualization of the future AESC battery facility in Florence, South Carolina.

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Umicore CEO Mathias Miedreich and Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Meeting about Umicore’s plans to build a precursor and cathode active materials plant in Loyalist, Ontario, July 2022.

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Preliminary conceptual design of Umicore in Loyalist, Canada

Video with preliminary conceptual design of the Umicore battery materials gigafactory in Loyalist, Canada

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Introductory video on Umicore's battery materials gigafactory in Loyalist, Canada

Video introducing Umicore's expansion of its EV battery materials production footprint with CAM and pCAM plant in Ontario, Canada

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Live stream recording of Umicore Groundbreaking Ceremony in Loyalist, Canada

16th October 2023

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Drone footage of Umicore Groundbreaking Ceremony in Loyalist, Canada

16th October 2023

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Render of IONWAY's future factory for the production of cathode active materials in Nysa, Poland
Battery cell cost structure

Infographic showing the cost structure of a battery cell, where cathode active materials are the single biggest contributor to overall battery cost and key lever for battery performance.

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Joint Venture composition of IONWAY

Infographic on IONWAY - joint venture for production of precursor (pCAM) and cathode active materials (CAM).

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Map with Umicore, PowerCo and IONWAY's presence in Europe

Infographic showing Umicore, PowerCo and IONWAY's activities within Europe.

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PowerCo’s Unified Cell, hand-signed by honorary guests
IONWAY's event in Nysa, Poland, to celebrate its first production site location
Honorary guests at IONWAY's first production site location event in Nysa, Poland

Teams from PowerCo, Umicore and IONWAY in Nysa, Poland, 7th October 2023.

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Honorary guests at IONWAY's first production site location event in Nysa, Poland

From left to right: Piotr Wojtyczka - President of the board of the Special Economic Zone, Pawel Kurtasz - President of the board of the Polish trade agency, Mathias Miedreich CEO Umicore, Achim Holzer - CFO IONWAY, Marcin Ociepa - Secretary of State (in the ministry of national defense), Thomas Jansseune - CEO IONWAY, Jörg Teichmann, PowerCo Chief Procurement Officer, Kordian Kolbiarz - Mayor of Nysa, Tomasz Witkowski - Deputy Governor of Opole region, in Nysa, Poland, 7th October 2023.

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Honorary guests at IONWAY's first production site location event in Nysa, Poland

From left to right: Tomasz Witkowski - Deputy Governor of Opole region,  Kordian Kolbiarz - Mayor of Nysa, Piotr Wojtyczka - President of the board of the Special Economic Zone, Achim Holzer - CFO IONWAY, Thomas Jansseune - CEO IONWAY, Mathias Miedreich - CEO Umicore, Marcin Ociepa - Secretary of State (in the ministry of national defense), Jörg Teichmann - PowerCo Chief Procurement Officer,  Pawel Kurtasz - President of the board of the Polish trade agency, in Nysa, Poland, 7th October 2023.

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Honorary guests at IONWAY's first production site location event in Nysa, Poland

From left to right: Marcin Ociepa - Secretary of State (in the ministry of national defense), Jörg Teichmann - PowerCo Chief Procurement Officer, Piotr Wojtyczka - President of the board of the Special Economic Zone, Pawel Kurtasz - President of the board of the Polish trade agency, Mathias Miedreich - CEO Umicore,Thomas Jansseune - CEO IONWAY, in Nysa, Poland, 7th October 2023.

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IONWAY's event in Nysa, Poland, to celebrate its first production site location

IONWAY flags and a Volkswagen ID BUZZ car.

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Honorary guests at IONWAY's first production site location event in Nysa, Poland in front of a Volkswagen ID BUZZ car

From left to right: Thomas Jansseune - CEO IONWAY, Mathias Miedreich - CEO Umicore,  Jörg Teichmann - PowerCo Chief Procurement Officer, Marcin Ociepa - Secretary of State (in the ministry of national defense), in Nysa, Poland, 7th October 2023.

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Umicore and PowerCo establish joint venture

From left to right: Thomas Schmall, Group Board Member for Technology at Volkswagen AG and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of PowerCo SE, Jörg Teichmann, PowerCo Chief Procurement Officer, Ralph Kiessling, EVP Energy & Surface Technologies at Umicore, Umicore CEO Mathias Miedreich.

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IONWAY video presentation

Name and brand video presentation of IONWAY - a start-up with a head start backed by Umicore and Volkswagen's battery maker PowerCo.


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Thomas Jansseune, CEO of IONWAY

Video interview on what IONWAY stands for.


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Cathode active materials and its precursors

Animation describing IONWAY's activities and the key role that cathode active materials and its precursors play in the battery value chain.


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Umicore and PowerCo team up!

Video from September 2022 when Umicore and PowerCo first announced the founding of a joint venture for precursor and cathode material production in Europe.


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Inauguration of Umicore’s battery materials factory in Nysa, Poland

Ribbon cutting, Sept. 2022. From left to right Kordian Kolbiarz, Mayor of the city of Nysa; Ralph Kiessling, Umicore EVP Rechargeable Battery Materials; Mathias Miedreich, Umicore CEO; Rik Van Droogenbroeck, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium in Poland; Marcin Korolec, President of the Electric Vehicles Promotion Foundation in Poland

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Inauguration of Umicore’s battery materials factory in Nysa, Poland

Ribbon cutting, Sept. 2022. From left to right Kordian Kolbiarz, Mayor of the city of Nysa; Ralph Kiessling, Umicore EVP Rechargeable Battery Materials; Mathias Miedreich, Umicore CEO; Rik Van Droogenbroeck, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium in Poland; Marcin Korolec, President of the Electric Vehicles Promotion Foundation in Poland

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Aerial view of Umicore’s battery materials production site in Nysa, Poland, 2022
Front view of Umicore’s battery materials plant in Nysa, Poland, 2022
Façade of the main office building at Umicore’s battery materials production site, Nysa, Poland, 2022
The main office building at Umicore’s battery materials production site, Nysa, Poland
Operator working in the Fireing section of production at Umicore’s battery materials plant in Nysa, Poland
Operators in the warehouse of Umicore’s battery materials plant in Nysa, Poland
Operators working in the Fireing section of production at Umicore’s battery materials plant in Nysa, Poland
Operators in the pre-treatment section of production at Umicore’s battery materials plant in Nysa, Poland
Charging of an EV at Umicore’s battery materials production site in Nysa, Poland

Footage from our Gigafactory in Nysa

  • Explanation battery materials production flow

    Download the full explanation of our production flow at Umicore's Gigafactory in Nysa with full description of our available footage.

  • Nysa video footage gallery

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Marjolein Scheers

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Caroline Jacobs

Media Relations Manager
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