Stainless Steel for a sustainable future

As Sustainability is about much more than just the environment, the new animation and brochure show how Stainless Steel contributes to a sustainable world in areas ranging from transport, healthcare, water provisions and food.

Airbus A380

Nickel alloys allow lower engine weights, even as they develop more thrust, and high operating temperatures. Less weight means less fuel consumption, and that in turn means aircraft can carry more cargo and passengers.

Safe Use of Nickel

The Nickel Institute aims to educate persons who are responsible for the health maintenance of workers exposed to nickel, its compounds and alloys about the potential hazards associated with exposure to various forms of nickel. It strives to instruct them in the safe handling of nickel-containing substances in the workplace.


Nickel-containing architectural stainless steels are consistently among the most environmentally friendly metals commonly used in construction. Stainless steel’s low maintenance costs and durability make it a sustainable choice in many architectural applications.

Nickel and Surface Technology

Nickel metal is valuable and essential for modern durable surface finishing and refurbishing of mechanical parts. In fact, in a number of demanding applications, performance expectations can only be met by nickel.


Nickel "Essentials"

October 10, 2014

Learn the "Essentials" about nickel, its main properties, the priorities of the Nickel Institute, the issues that our industry is facing and some other interesting facts.

NI Position Paper on the EU Communication for an Industrial Renaissance

September 30, 2014

The Nickel Institute welcomes the EU Communication for an Industrial Renaisssance and had issued a Position Paper as well as Q&A detailing some key points that need to be taken into consideration in any future action or measure, in order to be successful in achieving an effective and sustainable European Industrial policy.

Nickel Magazine: Current Issue

Volume 29-2: Game Changers

July 2014


  • 3D Printing
  • Electroplating
  • nanotechnology
  • Green Power
  • Really Green Ethanol

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