Umicore announces changes to its Executive Committee and Board
Umicore announced today some changes to the composition of its Executive Committee, that will be effective from 1 April this year, and some changes to the Board of Directors to be approved by the next Ordinary Shareholders’ meeting on 26 April.
Umicore announces record results, growth acceleration and capital increase
Umicore set a record performance in 2017 on the back of strong growth in Energy & Surface Technologies.
Umicore to acquire Materia's metathesis catalyst business
Umicore announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Materia's metathesis catalyst IP and business portfolio for a price of USD 27 million.
Umicore to sell its European Technical Materials business to SAXONIA Edelmetalle
Umicore announced today that it has agreed to sell its European Technical Materials business to SAXONIA Edelmetalle GmbH, a long-established German refiner and manufacturer of precious metal chemical compounds, semi-finished products and contact…
Umicore and Voxdale are proud to announce a partnership with Mahindra Racing in the Formula E Championship
The three-year technology-based partnership is a landmark for the FIA Formula E Championship. Through this partnership, Umicore and Mahindra Racing show that top electric car racing performance can be achieved using alternative energy sources,…
Half year results 2017
Umicore recorded a strong performance in the first half of 2017 generating revenue and earnings growth in all segments. Revenues excluding discontinued operations were up by 13% while recurring EBIT was up by 26%. The most significant growth was…
Umicore to acquire Haldor Topsoe's heavy duty diesel and stationary catalyst businesses
Umicore announced today that is has reached an agreement to acquire the heavy duty diesel and stationary catalyst businesses of Haldor Topsoe for an enterprise value of DKK 900 million (approx. EUR 120 million) plus an earn-out.
Trading update Q1 2017
Revenues from continued operations increased 13%, reflecting strong growth particularly in activities related to clean mobility. In Catalysis, revenues increased by 9%, largely driven by growth in sales of automotive catalysts for both light-duty…
Umicore to boost capacity in cathode materials
Umicore announced today an investment programme of € 300 million between 2017 and 2019 to further increase its production of NMC (nickel-manganese-cobalt) cathode materials for lithium-ion rechargeable batteries. NMC is the preferred cathode…
Umicore acquires full ownership of automotive catalyst JV in Korea
Umicore today announced the acquisition of the combined 50% shareholdings of Samkwang Glass Ind. Co., Ltd. and OCI Company Ltd. in the South Korean automotive catalyst joint venture, Ordeg Co. Ltd. for € 82 million (KRW 100 billion). Umicore –…
Full Year Results 2016
Revenues and recurring EBIT from continued operations were up 3% and 7% respectively. Revenues for the Group including iscontinued operations were up 1% and recurring EBIT increased by 6%. Strong growth in Automotive Catalysts and Rechargeable…
Umicore inaugurates new manufacturing facility for automotive catalysts in Thailand
Today Umicore officially opened its new production plant for emission control catalysts in Rayong, Thailand. The plant produces automotive catalysts for gasoline and diesel light duty vehicles, serving customers in Southeast Asia.