Umicore is a global materials technology and recycling group. Umicore focuses on
fields of application where its expertise in materials science, chemistry and metallurgy
makes a difference. Its activities are organized in 3 business groups: Catalysis, Energy & Surface
Technologies and Recycling. Each business group is divided into several market-oriented – more...business units, with materials and solutions at the forefront of new technological developments
and necessary in everyday life.
The majority of Umicore's revenues come from, and the majority of its R&D
efforts are focused on materials for clean mobility and recycling. The absolute dominating objective of Umicore- sustainable value creation - is based on the ambition to develop, manufacture and recycle materials for the future in a manner consistent with its
policy statement: 'materials for a better life'.
Umicore's industrial and commercial activities as well as its R&D activities are spread all over the
world to respond to the needs of its international customers best meet the needs of its international customers in the best way possible.. In 2019, the group generated a turnover (excluding metals) of 3.4 billion euros (17.5 billion euros in sales) and employs just over 11,100 people. – less