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Award for our corporate social responsibility
In 2023, Umicore managed to keep its overall EcoVadis social responsibility score of 75/100 from 2022, even though the bar was raised in the individual areas. This means that we remain in the top 2% of companies assessed globally - despite 10% more…
Webinar: Meeting New Requirements For High Voltage EV Charging Coupler
Our experts Kevin Martin and Robert Ziebart explain how extraordinarily high abrasion resistance can be achieved with maximum loading performance.
40 years of direct gold-plating of stainless steel and nickel with AURUNA® 311
Our gold electrolyte AURUNA® 311 is 40 years old. Nevertheless, it is still the standard in terms of quality for the permanent direct gilding of stainless steel or nickel. Until the appearance of AURUNA® 311, direct gold plating of stainless steel…
RHODUNA® Alloy – abrasion resistant like no other bright white rhodium coating
Umicore's RHODUNA® Alloy has earned the title "the bright queen" due to its superiority over other rhodium coatings on the market. In addition to its brilliant white final layer, it not only has all the benefits of pure rhodium layers - it also…
Outlook for our events in 2023
At the beginning of the year, we would like to give you a small preview of the events coming up in 2023. We would be pleased to welcome you at one or the other event.
Read the new Goldpost issue now
As every year, we have summarized all important topics of the past year in the latest Goldpost issue.
Seasons Greetings from Electroplating
The year 2022 flew by and is slowly coming to an end. That is why we would like to look back with you once again and then start a successful new year.
Detailed video of the new palladium substitute
RUTHUNA® Elektrolyte bestechen nicht nur durch ihre Wirtschaftlichkeit – gleichermaßen vorteilhaft sind diese auch bezüglich Nachhaltigkeit, Qualität, Anwenderfreundlichkeit und im technischen Bereich zudem für ausgewählte Anwendungen im Bereich…
Presentation: Coatings for high-power connectors
In his now freely accessible presentation, our expert Robert Ziebart explains why the previous standard for connector coatings in high-power applications cannot be satisfactory. Learn also how our silver-graphite dispersion electrolyte ARGUNA®…
Interview with the new manager of our EP business line
Since this summer, Michael Herkommer, previously responsible for technical sales, has been at the helm of our entire Electroplating business line. Read this short interview to learn about his vision for EP.
Silver processes for numerous technical applications
Umicore offers numerous silver electrolytes for various technical applications and fields of use. These include, for example, electrical contacts in connector technology, high-frequency technology, medical technology, and coatings for electrical…
Electrodes enable noticeable saving of energy & CO2
Due to current electricity prices, our specially developed electrodes (PLATINODE® HC) have a particularly positive effect on production costs, especially in energy-intensive hard chrome plating - while at the same time reducing the CO2 footprint.
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