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13 May 2024

STEM goes me(n)tal

For the past months, Umicore and Aperam, both valued members of the FMV-community, have worked together with Thomas More Hogeschool and Hogeschool PXL respectively on organizing holiday camps and…

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30 Apr 2024

Flanders Metals Day at Lybover

Last week, the Flanders Metals Valley network was invited to one of our proud member, for a wonderful site visit. Lybover, located in Waregem, treated us on a glimpse into their history, present and future.

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27 Sep 2023

Flanders Metals Day at ArcelorMittal

On the 20th of September, 70 of the Flanders Metals Valley members, were welcomed for an exceptional site visit at ArcelorMittal Belgium in Gent to discover multiple aspects of steelmaking.

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25 May 2023

Flanders Metals Day at Aperam Genk

On the 24th of May Flanders Metals Valley organized a Flanders Metals Day at Aperam in Genk, a global player in the stainless, electrical and specialty steel market and international leader in environmental sustainability.

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18 Apr 2023

“Belgian recycling champions at forefront of European raw materials battle”

The Critical Raw Materials Act, presented by the European Commission last month, focusses on making Europe less dependent of non-European countries in the search for raw materials which are critical in tomorrow’s economy. The plan proposes a mix of new mining on European soil, additional production capacity to extract usable metals from ores and more recycling.

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31 Mar 2023

Flanders Metals Day at Aurubis & Umicore in Olen

On the 29th of March, for the first time, Flanders Metals Valley organized a combined Flanders Metals Day in 2 companies. As the plants of Umicore and Aurubis in Olen are interlinked and located just next to each other, these two Flanders Metal Valley members joined forces and opened their plants for 60 of our members. Both companies are specialized in transforming metal concentrates, scrap metals and metal-bearing recycling materials into metals.

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21 Dec 2022

The Flanders Metals Day at Aluminium Duffel

On the 07th of December 2022, Aluminium Duffel opened its doors for 60 Flanders Metals Valley members for a guided company visit. The company is a European leader in the manufacture and sale of aluminium rolled products for diverse industries worldwide. It features state-of-the art technology, including the widest Automotive cold rolling mill in Europe and a CALP-line (Continuous Annealing Line with Pre-Treatment).

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15 Nov 2022

The Sampling – Sorting – Characterization seminar at Veolia

On the 10th of November, Flanders Metals Valley organized the "Sorting/Sampling/Characterization" seminar with a guided visit through the Veolia Belgium & Luxembourg installations in Ghent. Over 60 people participated in this event and got to know each other better during the company visit and an extensive, splendidly catered, networking moment with tasty snacks and drinks.

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