About Umicore Group
A global materials technology and recycling group.
A group of innovation and sustainability with more than 200 years’ history, based in Belgium.
Around 10,000 employees in 38 countries and a turnover of € 12.3 billion.
Umicore loves innovation.
Dedication to clean technologies – emission control catalysts, materials for rechargeable batteries and recycling.
Ambition and mission: Materials for a better life.
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Part of Umicore, Ögussa is Austria’s market leader in precious metal processing and recycling.
Approximately 140 employees, 9 locations and more than 150 years’ history.
Three business groups: Catalysis, Energy & Surface Technologies and Recycling.
Entire precious metal cycle for a real different customer service.
The same mission: Materials for a better life.
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Founded in Germany, KYOCERA Fineceramics Solutions GmbH offers innovative solutions for industries.
From Deutsche Steinzeug to Friedrichsfeld GmbH later FRIATEC AG and finally becoming KYOCERA Fineceramics Solutions GmbH, the company has a history of more than 150 years.
Technologies for ceramic components for laboratory, electrical and medical engineering.
A local and global market leader.
Part of the worldwide KYOCERA Corporation, headquartered in Japan, one of the world's leading manufacturers of fine ceramic components for the technology industry.
(in million €, in 2017)
- Turnover: 12,277.00
- Revenues (excluding metal): 2,667.50
Recurring EBITDA: 599
- Recurring net profit, Group share: 343
- R&D expenditure: 175
Capital expenditure: 365
- Workforce (fully consolidated): 9,769
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Umicore generates the majority of its revenues and dedicates most of its R&D efforts to clean technologies, such as emission control catalysts, materials for rechargeable batteries and recycling.
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.
Innovation: Umicore's R&D efforts involve more than 900 colleagues in 20 research and technical centres worldwide, focusing on key global challenges like clean mobility and resource scarcity. Each year Umicore invests some €150 million in these initiatives.
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Sustainability: Our main contribution to a more sustainable world centers around the products and services we provide. The areas where we can make the most telling contributions are: resource scarcity, clean air, vehicle electrification and clean energy.