Umicore is a global bullion refinery, specialising in gold bars, which has roots going back over 200 years. Originating from a collection of mining and smelting companies, Umicore was established on the borders of Belgium and Germany, where it grew into a silver and gold refinery. Today it is one of the largest precious metal specialists in the world, and continues to implement innovations in the industry. Originally known as Union Miniere, Umicore has become one of the world’s largest and most popular refineries. The brand specialises in materials technology, meaning that it employs innovative, cutting edge techniques to create some of the industry’s finest gold and silver bullion.