FCA awarded Umicore as best supplier for the second consecutive year

The company was recognized in the Motor Systems category at the Annual Supplier Conference & Awards  

Umicore, one of the top partners of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and the main manufacturer of automotive catalysts in Brazil, was recognized, for the second consecutive year as the best supplier in the category "Engine Systems". The award ceremony took place during the Annual Supplier Conference & Awards, held in Belo Horizonte on June 26th. The event included the suppliers that stood out the most in 2017 in 16 categories, which considered performance indicators in the areas of quality, delivery, cost, guarantee, and partnership.

"We are really proud of receiving this award which recognizes the effort of all our colleagues to offer the best service to customers and the automotive industry. Umicore continues to invest  in solutions to ensure the highest standard of quality and delivery. We take pride in offering innovative, technical or commercial  services to meet FCA's needs, "said Stephan Blumrich, Vice President and Director of Umicore Brazil.

About Umicore

Umicore is a global materials technology and recycling group. It focuses on application areas where its expertise in materials science, chemistry and metallurgy makes a real difference. Its activities are organised in three business groups: Catalysis, Energy & Surface Technologies and Recycling. Each business group is divided into market-focused business units offering materials and solutions that are at the cutting edge of new technological developments and essential to everyday life.

Umicore generates the majority of its revenues and dedicates most of its R&D efforts to clean mobility materials and recycling. Umicore’s overriding goal of sustainable value creation is based on an ambition to develop, produce and recycle materials in a way that fulfils its mission: materials for a better life.

Umicore’s industrial and commercial operations as well as R&D activities are located across the world to best serve its global customer base. The Group generated a turnover of € 12.3 billion (€ 2.9 billion excluding metal) in 2017 and currently employs 9,700 people.

For more information
Bruna Quintanilha | bruna.quintanilha@grupoprinter.com.br | (11) 5582-1615 / 99201-1497 July 2018