Vale Inco – a global company with operations and sales offices in more than 40 countries

February 11, 2010



Corporate Profile

Vale Inco is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Vale S.A. (Vale) (NYSE: VALE), one of the world’s largest mining companies.

Vale Inco Limited is a leading producer of nickel and a major producer of copper, cobalt, and precious metals. It is a global company with operations and sales offices in more than 40 countries.

Vale Inco is the worldwide leader in carbonyl nickel powder products. We are known for the quality of our products and reliability of supply. Nickel powders are manufactured to ISO9001 standards at the Copper Cliff Refinery in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada and the Clydach Refinery in Wales, U.K. Our product portfolio includes various shapes and sizes of nickel powder and nickel oxide.

Nickel powders find use in a wide range of applications including: filamentary powders for rechargeable batteries in consumer electronics and hybrid electric vehicles (HEV); discrete powders for powder metallurgy such as sintered steels for automotive parts of binders for hard metals and diamond tools; high purity dissolving powder for rechargeable batteries, catalysts and other chemical industry products; oxides for electronics, fuel cells and pigments.

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