Press releases

24 Oct 2013

Trading Update Q3 2013


Revenues were stable compared to the same period in 2012. The revenue growth in Catalysis, Energy Materials and Performance Materials was offset by lower revenues in Recycling as a result…

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30 Sep 2013

Umicore closes the materials loop for lithium ion batteries – presentation at "Battery + Storage"

Stuttgart, 30 September 2013. Materials technology and recycling group Umicore presents its solutions in the area of materials for rechargeable batteries and battery recycling at the “Battery +…

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17 Sep 2013

Umicore sets new standards with its innovative silver brazing alloy BlueBraze: less silver – more brazing

Essen, 16 September. Umicore Technical Materials business line BrazeTec today launched BlueBraze at the International Trade Fair Joining Cutting Surfacing in Essen.

Unlike conventional brazing…

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29 Aug 2013

Umicore celebrates its 10 year anniversary in Hanau and Rheinfelden

Hanau, 28 August 2013. In 2003 Umicore completed the acquisition of the Precious Metals Group (PMG) of the US company OMG. This transformational step enabled Umicore to develop its position as a…

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30 Jul 2013

Half Year Results 2013


Umicore’s revenues were stable compared to the first half of 2012 with an increase in Catalysis and Energy Materials offset by a decrease in Recycling. Recurring EBIT in the period was…

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04 Jun 2013

Umicore enabling Europe’s drive for clean air

Brussels, 4 June 2013. During the European Commission’s Green Week on clean air, Umicore announced the commissioning of its new dedicated production line for heavy duty diesel (HDD) catalysts in…

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28 May 2013

Umicore showcases its unique expertise in enabling clean mobility

Berlin, 27 May 2013. Materials technology and recycling group Umicore demonstrated its unique expertise in enabling clean mobility at the international conference “Electric Mobility Going Global”.

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02 May 2013

Young German talent wins prestigious Umicore Scientific Award

Brussels, 2 May 2013. Dominik Berg, a German physicist has received the €10 000 Umicore Scientific Award for his PhD work in the field of thin film photovoltaics when studying at the Laboratory for…

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30 Apr 2013

Trading Update Q1 2013


Revenues were down 2% in the first quarter of 2013 with adverse market conditions persisting in many of Umicore’s end markets. This was particularly the case in Europe where the…

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25 Mar 2013

Umicore announces new ‘Powered by Umicore’

Brussels, 7 March 2013. Umicore has launched a new programme called ‘Powered by Umicore’. The programme offers both financial and technical support to a number of clean mobility projects run by…

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