A nickel’s worth of stats

• In business for over 100 years, Inco is one of Canada’s best-known companies and largest exporters.

• The company has 19 percent market share of global nickel sales and is also an important producer of copper, precious metals, and cobalt.

• Inco employs over 11,700 people around the world at its mining operations, production facilities, research centre, and marketing and sales network.

• About 210 people work in Inco’s global IT operations, including contractors.

• North American IT operations employ over 145 people. The company has about 25 people in the Customer Relationship Management practice.