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Oliver Briel – Director Global Business Electronics, Christophe Le Ret – Global Marketing Director and Denis Goffaux Chief Technology Officer

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Umicore unveils its new trimethylgallium plant in Hanau

A technologically brilliant step into semiconductor precursors pushes forward the Belgian company, always with an eye for sustainable business.


HANAU, June 23, 2017.

Umicore, a leading giant in the field of materials technology, has officially unveiled its new trimethylgallium (TMGa) and triethylgallium (TEGa) production plant in Hanau, Germany. TMGa and TEGa are essential precursors for semiconductor and LED productions, and the plant represents the first step of Umicore into the production of precursor materials for these technologies. At the opening of the new plant several customers and politicians were present, including the guest of honour, Dr. Barbara Hendricks, Germany’s Federal Minister for the Environme ...