Umicore is the circular materials technology Group. It focuses on application areas where its expertise in materials science, chemistry and metallurgy makes a real difference. 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.

Umicore’s industrial and commercial operations as well as R&D activities are located across the world to best serve its global customer base. The Group generated revenues (excluding metal) of € 2.1 billion (turnover of €13.8 billion) in the first half of 2022 and currently employs 11,350 people.

Umicore’s business unit Precious Metals Chemistry (PMC) offers first class products and services allowing customers to use metal based technologies in the most effective and sustainable way. Its customer focused technology platforms align worldwide all necessary resources from Research & Development to Marketing & Sales through Production, providing expertise in transition metals chemistry, high potency APIs, catalysts and high purity chemicals manufacturing, and related applications.

Umicore PMC’s advanced chemicals and catalysts are mostly used in the industrial synthesis of active pharmaceutical ingredients, fine and specialty chemicals and polymers, automotive catalytic converters or fuel cells.




17 November 2022