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Leading security printing company seeks business in Zambia

British High Commissioner James Thornton spoke at the busines event of the TALL Group of Companies.

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British High Commission Lusaka
British High Commission lusaka

Mr Thornton said:

I am delighted to see a rise in the number of UK companies coming to Zambia to seek trade and investment opportunities. Just last year there were two trade missions to Zambia by UK companies. We launched the British Chamber of Commerce last week. This demonstrates increased interest among UK companies to do business with Zambia. All of these activities are encouraged by the Zambian government’s continued efforts to improve the business environment in order to attract more foreign trade and investment.

TALL already provides CheckPrint Solution (a bulk cheque printing system) to customers in Zambia and hopes to increase exports of its products and services to other companies and organisations in the country.

TALL Group Managing Director, Martin Ruda, said:

We are delighted to be working with UKTI and the British High Commission in order to present our company, and its range of products and services, to interested parties in Zambia. We actively develop and promote our product across Africa as there is a demand for British expertise and quality when it comes to our technology.

The Group is able to provide secure documents such as cheque and other banking documents, ballot papers and election materials, personalised degree certificates, vouchers, licences, revenue receipts and so on. In addition, the Company is able to provide a range of cheque scanners and cheque related software systems. Our clients are based primarily in the Caribbean, the Middle East and in Africa. These include Electoral Commissions, the UNDP, major banks, Government Departments and so on.

TALL Group of Companies is a leading UK company in the provision of secure paper and payment solutions and is in Zambia to explore business opportunities.

The TALL Group, with over 20 years’ experience in the field of security printing, has developed a range of secure document and electronic solutions for the Financial Sector, Government and Electoral Commissions, the Education Sector as well as for private businesses and organisations.

While in Lusaka Mr Cas Amato, Tall Group Export Manager and Mr Martin Ruda, TALL Group Managing Director, will be holding meetings with interested businesses and organisations to promote TALL Group’s products and services.

Further information

  1. The TALL Group operates nationally serving major banks in the UK as well as government institutions and blue chip companies. The Group comprises TALL Security Print Ltd and CheckPrint Ltd. Visit the TALL Group website

  2. The programme will include a presentation by the Martin Ruda and Cas Amato, followed by a question and answer session.

  3. The consultants British Expertise led a major trade delegation to Zambia from 12-15 October 2014. This was followed by another trade mission led by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) from 13 - 14 November 2014. The two trade missions were meant to assist UK companies to explore business opportunities in this country.

  4. UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) is a UK Government department working with businesses based in the United Kingdom to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice. UKTI helps British companies of all sizes to grow their business through international trade by offering expert advice and practical support through a range of programmes. It also connects businesses to the world’s top commercial opportunities and drives targeted campaigns centred around them. For further information please visit the UKTI website

  5. For further information call the Vichaya Chungu at the British High Commission on +260 211 423200

Published 26 February 2015