Umicore SA receives Investment Bank Analyst Rating Update
(Reuters) - French energy group Total (PA:TOTF) denied on Friday any bid interest in Belgian materials and technology group Umicore (BR:UMI), whose shares had briefly jumped...
By Alan Charlish and Michael Kahn WARSAW/PRAGUE (Reuters) - Poland is betting on electric batteries to turbocharge its economy, but its dependency on coal could challenge its...
Umicore SA is a Belgium-based global materials technology group. It focuses on application areas, such as materials science, chemistry and metallurgy. Its activities are oriented around three business areas: Catalysis, Energy & Surface technologies and Recycling. Umicore generates the majority of its revenues from clean technologies, such as emission control catalysts, materials for rechargeable batteries and photovoltaics, fuel cells and recycling. Catalysis business group also produces precious metals-based compounds for use in the fine chemicals, life science and pharmaceutical industries. The materials produced by Energy & Surface technologies can be found in a number of applications used in the production and storage of clean energy, including rechargeable batteries and photovoltaics.