Umicore is a global materials technology group. It focuses on application areas where its expertise in materials science, chemistry and metallurgy makes a real difference.
Umicore Specialty Materials Brugge (USMB) has a long tradition in the development and production of liquid and solid Cobalt and non Cobalt-organic components, dispersions and naphthenic acids.
For the polyester industry, USMB makes accelerators based on cobalt, copper and potassium, under the trade name Valirex. Additionally Umicore has developed and produces its non-toxic cobalt alternative, ECOS ND15, based on cobalt polymer. ECOS ND15 is the one-to-one, drop-in replacement for traditional cobalt accelerators, and is fully REACh compliant.
We combine our competences in chemistry and materials science with a thorough understanding of our customers' needs, applications and systems.
Umicore was ranked as the most sustainable company in the Corporate Knights’ Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations World index.
The 2014 French Export Program (Programme France Export) selects JEC Europe 2014 and JEC Americas 2014 Mrs Nicole Bricq, French Foreign Trade Minister, has confirmed the program of global events that is supported by the French government for 2014. The French companies that are willing to participate to these events will benefit from financial aid from the French Export Program. Among the reference events selected by the government, 2 JEC events have been selected: JEC Europe in the French event with global scope category and JEC Americas in the Export Events Category. More information
JEC Composites Magazine n°84
Check out the new issue of JEC Composites Magazine, with a special feature on Marine. More information