Press releases

09 Feb 2015

Full Year Results 2014

Highlights

Revenues were 1% higher compared to 2013. Growth in Catalysis and Energy Materials offset lower revenues in Performance Materials and Recycling. Recurring EBIT was down 10% due mainly to…

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15 Dec 2014

Umicore to build automotive catalyst facility in Thailand

Umicore announced today the construction of a new facility in Hemaraj, Thailand, for the production of emission control catalysts for light duty vehicles. The investment will allow Umicore to meet…

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23 Oct 2014

Trading Update Q3 2014

Highlights

Revenues were up slightly (+1%) compared to the same period in 2013.

Revenue growth in Catalysis was driven by the sales of catalysts for heavy duty diesel applications. Energy Materials’…

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31 Jul 2014

Half Year Results 2014

Highlights

Umicore’s revenues were slightly down compared to the first half of 2013 as a result of volume growth being offset by strong metal price and currency headwinds. Recurring EBIT was down…

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29 Apr 2014

Trading Update Q1 2014

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Revenues increased by 1% in the first quarter of 2014. Positive developments in most of the product related businesses were offset by the effects of lower metal prices in Recycling and,…

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18 Mar 2014

Umicore opens dedicated catalyst facility in China to reduce emissions from truck engines

Helping China to meet the urgent need for cleaner air

Umicore today opened its new production facility for catalysts used in heavy duty diesel (HDD) vehicles such as trucks and buses. The catalysts…

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12 Mar 2014

PhD graduate from TU Berlin wins Umicore Scientific Award

Brussels, 12 March 2014.  Mehtap Özaslan, a scientist at TU Berlin has received the € 10,000 Umicore Scientific Award for her PhD work in the field of catalytic properties of cathode fuel cell…

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06 Feb 2014

Full Year Results 2013

Highlights

Umicore’s revenues were down 2% year on year with an increase in Catalysis and Energy Materials offset by a decrease in Recycling. Recurring EBIT in the period was down 18% year on year…

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22 Jan 2014

Umicore once more recognised as one of the most sustainable companies in the world

Umicore ranked ninth on the Global100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World index

Today Umicore achieved the top position in the Materials industry group of the Global 100 Most Sustainable…

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10 Dec 2013

Umicore supports pediatric oncology at German Würzburg's university clinic

Umicore’s business unit Precious Metals Chemistry donates € 5.000 to a parents initiative for children suffering from leukemia and other cancer diseases in order to support important R&D projects in…

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