Nickel Magazine

Volume 28-3: Food, Beverages and the role of nickel-containing stainless steel

October 29, 2013

Liquid transportation: nickel outshines all


In Focus



This issue of Nickel reflects the theme of food security and how to ensure it for an increasing population with rising quality-of-life expectations. The stories all start from and come back to the ability of nickel-containing materials to be strong, robust, easy to work with and be aggressively cleaned and sanitized as a vital defence against contamination and spoilage.

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In Use


Chef School

Professional kitchens – in educational institutions and convention centres, hospitals and the military, and every restaurant from the neighborhood eatery to the highest-ranked homes of haute cuisine – depend on chefs and cooks to prepare attractive, nutritious and, above all, safe meals. At George Brown Chef School in Toronto, Canada, students learn their trades and work in a variety of state-of-the-art kitchens, all of which make very extensive use of stainless steels.



The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), developer of the original LEED, has introduced LEED-Existing Buildings (LEED-EB) so that older buildings can also aspire to LEED certification.

Food Processing

Everything used in the construction of food processing machinery must be justified in terms of commercial advantage as industrial designers constantly assess the costs and benefits of their choice of materials. And nickel-containing stainless steel is no exception.

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