Vale is one of the three largest metals and mining company and one of the largest publicly traded companies in the world. Vale has a market capitalization of around US$ 68 billion, with approximately 400,000 shareholders from all continents.

According to the Boston Consulting Group, one of the leading consultancy firms in the world, Vale was chosen as one of the top 25 sustainable value creators in the globe, due to its extraordinary performance over the last 10 years.

Vale is the world’s largest producer of iron ore and iron ore pellets, key raw materials for steelmaking, and the world’s second largest producer of nickel, which is used to produce stainless steel and metal alloys employed in the production of aircraft, autos, and mining and energy equipment, mobile phones, batteries, special batteries for hybrid electric vehicles and several other products.

We also produce manganese, ferroalloys, thermal and coking coal, copper, cobalt, platinum group metals, and fertilizer nutrients, and important raw materials for the global industrial and food production industries.

Established in St-Prex since February 2006, Vale International SA is contributing to the international development of Vale. The business center in Switzerland unites the commercial and strategic activities worldwide. The sales of Iron Ore, Nickel, Copper and Coal are the commercial functions supported by European, Middle East and Central Asia corporate activities.

Main Contact Details

Phone: +41 21 806 0276

Vale International SA
Nickel Department
Route de Pallatex 29
Saint-Prex (Vaud)

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Additional Contacts

Nick WilliamsMarketing Director+41 218 060
Thomas RosNickel Sales Manager +41 218 060 276


Raw Materials:  Nickel raw materials

Products provided IN-HOUSE


Office and Postal Address: BSSA, Regus, Blades Enterprise Centre, John Street, Sheffield S2 4SW

Registered Office: Pegasus House, 463A Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2QD

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