Germany amps up domestic battery production with massive state subsidies
July 03, 2020The German government is investing more than EUR 1.5 billion in battery cell research and production.
Umicore starts construction in Poland
February 26, 2020The company has held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of its new cathode materials production plant in Radzikowice in Nysa in south-western Poland.
BMW is betting billions on e-mobility – awards massive battery contracts
November 21, 2019The BMW Group is forging ahead with electromobility and deepening its existing business relationships with battery cell manufacturers CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited) and Samsung SDI.
Umicore enters strategic supply agreement with Samsung SDI
October 25, 2019Umicore 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 2020.
Umicore partners with LG Chem for the supply of NMC cathode materials
September 26, 2019Umicore 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 China.
Umicore to acquire cobalt refinery operations in Finland
May 24, 2019Umicore has reached an agreement to acquire Freeport Cobalt’s cobalt refining and cathode precursor activities in Kokkola, Finland.
Umicore expands production capacity for fuel cell catalysts
December 18, 2018Umicore says that it will be expanding its production capacity for fuel cell catalysts in South-Korea to support the growth of Hyundai Motors Group as well as other automotive customers.
Audi and Umicore develop closed loop battery recycling
November 27, 2018Audi and Umicore say that the company have successfully completed phase one of their strategic research cooperation for battery recycling.
Northvolt finds powerful partners in BMW and Umicore
October 15, 2018The BMW Group, Northvolt and Umicore have formed a joint technology consortium in order to work closely together on the continued development of a complete – and sustainable – value chain for battery cells for electrified vehicles in Europe.
Fire at Umicore’s Hoboken facility extinguished
September 13, 2018Yesterday – September 12, 2018 – there was a fire at a scrubber installation (unit that cleans the gases before they are emitted) in Umicore’s Precious Metals Refining operations in Hoboken, Belgium.
Umicore outlines its European production roadmap
June 04, 2018The company is providing further details to an earlier announcement of a first production plant to manufacture cathode materials for the European automotive market. Umicore has selected a site in Nysa, Poland, for this investment.
Umicore opens production plant for trimethylgallium
June 27, 2017Material technology and recycling company Umicore has opened a production line for trimethylgallium (TMG) at its Hanau facility.
Umicore boosts capacity in cathode materials
May 11, 2017Umicore started an investment programme of EUR 300 million between 2017 and 2019 to further increase its production of NMC (nickel-manganese-cobalt) cathode materials for lithium-ion rechargeable batteries.
Umicore takes full ownership of automotive catalyst JV
May 09, 2017Umicore acquired the combined 50 percent shareholdings of Samkwang Glass Ind. Co., Ltd. and OCI Company Ltd. in the South Korean automotive catalyst joint venture, Ordeg Co. Ltd. for EUR 82 million (KRW 100 billion).
DK Thermal converts to Taiyo solder mask
November 01, 2010UK-based manufacturer DK Thermal Solutions has converted their solder mask to Taiyo PSR-4000 W8 and LEW3 for LED applications.
One Way Circuit converts to Taiyo Solder MaskLoad more news
October 26, 2010PCB manufacturer One Way Circuits, based in (UK), has converted their solder mask to Taiyo PSR-4000 CC200 HRS Satin.