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Umicore appoints Frank Daufenbach as Chief Strategy Officer
Frank Daufenbach will join Umicore’s Management Board as Chief Strategy Officer effective December 6th. In this newly created role, Frank will support the Management Board in their strategic choices, both within and across Business Groups, as they…
Umicore revises slightly its 2021 outlook
Umicore revises slightly its full year 2021 outlook and now expects adjusted EBIT to approach € 1 billion.
Umicore signs long-term sustainable lithium contracts with Ganfeng and Vulcan
Umicore announces today the signing of long-term lithium supply agreements with Ganfeng Lithium Co., Ltd. and Vulcan Energy Resources. Both contracts have an initial duration of five years and can be extended upon mutual agreement.
Umicore continues to work on environmental improvement projects and requests consultation with authorities on a robust methodology for setting permit conditions
The Antwerp Provincial authorities recently presented the new permit conditions for Umicore's Hoboken site. The standards aim to provide optimal health protection for the people, especially children, living in the vicinity of Umicore's Hoboken…
Half year results 2021
Strong performance across business groups driving record results. Umicore posted a very strong performance in the first half of 2021 reflecting the sharp recovery of demand from the automotive industry for its clean mobility materials after the…
Umicore announces a change to its Management Board
Umicore announces that An Steegen, Chief Technology Officer and member of the Management Board, will leave the company on 30 September 2021 to become co-CEO of Barco, a technology company listed in Belgium.
Advanced notice of Half Year Results 2021
An analyst, investor and media conference call and audio webcast will be held at 09:30 AM CEST, during which Marc Grynberg (CEO) and Filip Platteeuw (CFO) will comment on the results. It will only be possible to attend this conference via…
Umicore and ENGIE sign a long-term PPA to supply renewable electricity to Umicore’s cathode materials plant in Poland
ENGIE and global materials technology group Umicore have entered into a long-term corporate Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to supply Umicore’s greenfield plant with renewable electricity in Nysa, Poland. It will be the first plant in Europe to…
Umicore announces equity investment in Solid Power, leading developer of next-generation solid state batteries
Following the announcement by Solid Power to become a publicly listed company through a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), Umicore communicates today that it holds a stake in Solid Power’s pre-SPAC transaction. This stake was built through…
Umicore announces CEO succession
Umicore’s Supervisory Board has appointed Mathias Miedreich to succeed Marc Grynberg as CEO of the Group in the 4th quarter of this year.
Further reduction in blood lead levels around the Umicore site in Hoboken
The Provincial Institute for Hygiene (PIH) today published the results of the spring campaign to measure the lead content in children’s blood in the area around Umicore's Hoboken site.
Umicore unveils bold sustainability ambitions and commits to achieving carbon neutrality by 2035
Umicore’s sustainability strategy, “Let’s go for Zero”, builds on its long-standing leadership in clean mobility materials and recycling, reaffirms Umicore’s commitment to use its technological know-how, scientific expertise and corporate reach to…