Umicore Zinc Chemicals is the leading recycler of galvanising residues in the world.
Over 100.000 tons of recyclable materials are refined and transformed through proprietary processes into high quality products. With 3 Product lines (Zinc Battery Materials, Fine Zinc Powders, Zinc Oxides), Umicore Zinc Chemicals is also the global leader in the production of Zinc Compounds. For an overview, take a look at Umicore’s ‘Closing the zinc loop’-video
Over 170.000 tons of high quality end products are shipped from 9 production sites to serve our global customer base. The specialty chemicals are used in a wide variety of applications for consumer goods (like Zano in sunscreens or fine high purity alloyed powders for alkaline batteries) and industrial applications (like Fine Zinc Powders for anti corrosion paints or Zinc Oxide for the ceramic industry). Through innovation and proximity with our markets, we strive for differentiating our services to our customers. The Umicore sustainability policy ensures a forward looking approach in all aspects of our undertakings.


Umicore supports the initiative of the International Zinc Association (IZA) "Zinc Saves Kids"



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