Press releases

24 Aug 2018

Umicore appoints An Steegen as Chief Technology Officer

Umicore announced today that it has appointed An Steegen as its new Chief Technology Officer and as a member of its Executive Committee, succeeding Denis Goffaux who was appointed Executive Vice…

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31 Jul 2018

Half year results 2018

Highlights

Revenues and recurring EBIT were up substantially compared to the same period last year driven predominantly by growing demand for Umicore’s cathode materials for rechargeable batteries…

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01 Jun 2018

Umicore outlines its European production roadmap for cathode materials

Further to its announcement earlier this year of a first production plant to manufacture cathode materials for the European automotive market, Umicore has now selected a site in Nysa, Poland, for…

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06 Mar 2018

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…

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08 Feb 2018

Umicore announces record results, growth acceleration and capital increase

Record performance

Umicore set a record performance in 2017 on the back of strong growth in Energy & Surface Technologies.

  • Revenues of € 2.9 billion (+9%) or € 2.8 billion (+16%) excluding…
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20 Dec 2017

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.

Materia is a leading US-based producer of…

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01 Dec 2017

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…

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09 Nov 2017

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…

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31 Jul 2017

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…

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20 Jun 2017

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…

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