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. Umicore has a unique position in cathode materials for rechargeable batteries used in electric vehicles, portable electronics and stationary energy systems. Its continuous investments in R&D and production capacity underscore its ambition to be a global leader in materials that enable clean mobility.
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. The Group generated a turnover of € 14.8 billion (€ 3.3 billion excluding metal) in 2018 and currently employs 10,400 people.