Proximity to customers drives Umicore to choose Poland for cathode plant

By Martim Facada
Published: Friday, 01 June 2018

Umicore will build its first cathode materials production plant in Poland, and hopes to start supplying automotive-sector customers in Europe by 2020.

Belgium’s Umicore has chosen the city of Nysa in Poland as the location where it will build its first production plant to manufacture cathode materials for the European automotive market.

Given the intention to start deliveries in 2020, the three principal factors behind the decision were said to Industrial...

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