Umicore is a materials technology and recycling company. It operates Catalysis, Recycling, and Energy and Surface Technologies business units. The Catalysis business unit offers automotive catalysts and precious metals chemistry products. The Recycling business unit is engaged in precious metals refining and management and provides jewelry and industrial metals. The Energy and Surface Technologies business unit offers rechargeable battery, electro-optic, electroplating, cobalt, and specialty materials. The company serves energy, automotive, recycling, chemicals, manufacturing, optics, displayed, precious metals, and electronics industries.