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Precious metals are crucial, yet often invisible in our everyday life. They are key materials that enable consumer electronics function, found in our mobile phones and computers. Did you know that they help to keep our air clean thanks to the use of automotive catalysts or support key industrial processes in industrial catalysts? Moreover, they have the unique characteristic of being infinitely recyclable.

Since 1999, Umicore Precious Metals Refining (UPMR) has been a leading market reference in the assay-based refining of complex, precious metals bearing materials. Our innovative flowsheet, vast expertise in sampling and assaying, and our rigid ethical standards guarantee proper and environmentally sound valorisation of your materials.

Precious Metals Refining is well equipped to accurately determine the composition and efficiently refine a large variety of end of life products containing precious metals. Our team will guide you through the process. We turn the waste of yesterday into materials for tomorrow.