Umicore has reportedly opened a new production facility for fuel cell catalysts in SongDo Incheon City (Seoul area), Korea, close to the company’s technology development center for catalysts. The facility will reportedly support the growth of Hyundai Motors Group as well as other automotive customers.   

‘I am very proud to open this new facility which illustrates Umicore’s commitment and ability to support the transition to cleaner mobility,’ said Marc Grynberg, CEO. ‘I am convinced that fuel cells will grow in importance in the drive train mix for both passenger cars and heavy-duty applications.’

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