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Robert C. Stanley

International Nickel Corporation

1922 - 1951

Metals

1920 b. 1876
male
EducationTwoDegree
UndergraduateStevens Institute of Technology
GraduateColumbia University
Personal
Born-Died1876 - 1951
BirthplaceNew Jersey (NJ)
RaceWhite
Era - 1920

A talented engineer, Stanley spearheaded numerous technological innovations in the production and refining of metals at International Nickel (Inco) and continued to grow the company through expansion, taking advantage of low asset prices during the Great Depression. Able to maintain its monopoly position by officially becoming a Canadian company, under Stanley’s leadership, Inco was able to become the world’s largest nickel company, producing 90% of the world’s nickel in 1951.