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24 Oct 2019

Umicore announces strategic supply agreement with Samsung SDI for NMC cathode materials

Umicore has signed a multi-year strategic agreement with Samsung SDI for the supply of close to 80,000 metric tonnes of high-performance NMC (Nickel Manganese Cobalt) cathode materials starting in…

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23 Oct 2019

Umicore opens new facility for the production of fuel cell catalysts

Umicore inaugurated today its new production facility for fuel cell catalysts in SongDo Incheon City (Seoul area), Korea, close to Umicore’s technology development center for catalysts. The facility…

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23 Sep 2019

Umicore announces partnership with LG Chem for the supply of NMC cathode materials

Umicore and LG Chem have concluded a multi-year strategic supply agreement for NMC (Nickel Manganese Cobalt) cathode materials to serve LG Chem’s needs out of Umicore plants in Poland, Korea and…

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29 Aug 2019

Fuel Cells: zero emissions and long driving range

The application of platinum as a catalyst to generate electric power through the conversion of hydrogen with air, also known as fuel cell technology, is more than 100 years old. However, the…

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31 Jul 2019

Half year results 2019

Robust performance in challenging market conditions and compared to record levels in 2018 

Umicore delivered a robust performance in the first half of 2019 with revenues amounting to € 1.6 billion…

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29 May 2019

Umicore and Glencore develop partnership for sustainable cobalt supply in battery materials

Umicore and Glencore announce today that they have entered into a long-term revolving agreement for the supply of cobalt hydroxide (cobalt) to Umicore’s battery materials value chain. The cobalt…

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23 May 2019

Umicore to acquire cobalt refinery and cathode precursor operations in Finland

Through this acquisition Umicore expands its integrated battery materials footprint

Umicore announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Freeport Cobalt’s cobalt refining and…

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