News

Umicore Electroplating informs regularly. Read what has happened in recent months in our company. Take additionally a look at the technical articles that we publish in renowned journals.

2 May 2019

Hard chrome plating without lead for sustainable processes

According to the 2015 Environmental Toxins Report, lead is the environmental toxin with the most devastating impact on the environment and on humans. Authorities in the USA and Europe are viewing...

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4 March 2019

Electrocatalytic layers increase safety and yield in wafer plating

Soluble anodes change lateral dimension, because they dissolve during operation – titanium or stainless steel cathodes do not conduct electricity as optimally as for example platinum-coated...

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26 February 2019

Renewed ISO Certification

In February, an audit for the certifications ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001 was successfully carried out. These are globally recognized standards in the areas of quality, environmental and...

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5 February 2019

Umicore Electroplating wins Umicore Award

In November, the Umicore Awards were presented for the first time in Brussels. This internal award honors teams and individuals of the Umicore Group for excellent work in product innovation,...

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12 December 2018

Information at the turn of the year

The year 2018 is coming to an end. Therefore we would like to have a look to the highlights of the year and some current topics. We are here for you again in the new year Please take into account...

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21 November 2018

Our website comes in a new design

In order to ensure the clarity of our website and to improve it in some areas, we have made some fundamental changes to the structure and content. The purpose of these changes is to make it easier...

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6 September 2018

Irresistible – Rhodium with the allure of platinum

Rhodium creates a brilliant white surface on decorative products. Platinum has enjoyed an incredibly stable price for a number of years, and its name is desirable for all buyer groups. Imagine an...

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25 July 2018

Improvements in detail at product labels

Sometimes good isn’t good enough anymore. This is why we decided to revise our product labels for electroplating products. Visually we didn’t make huge changes – size and layout...

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15 June 2018

'The star is the team'

This sentence can be heard at the moment again and again, especially now during the current World Cup. And although this motto is already over 20 years old and was issued for the European...

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16 May 2018

A confirmation of our commitment

We are again certified by RJC – an international standard for responsible business practices in the precious metal sector. This attests a responsible approach to the environment and a social...

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