First smart card manufacturing plant in Africa launches in Nigeria

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January 28, 2015
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Nigerian company, SecureID Limited, has just officially launched its SecureCard Manufacturing Plant in Lagos. According to the company, it is the very first of its kind in the continent and is capable of producing 200 million polycarbonate smart cards per year in line with global standards.

SecureID limited claims that the plant has been tested by foreign test labs and certified by MasterCard, Visa and Verve for all kinds of smart card production, is equipped with ultramodern facilities and employs “Special Security Design” software to design unlimited security features that can be used for any ID document including currency note.

The Managing Director of SecureID Limited, Kofo Akinkugbe, said the smart card manufacturing plant was set up in collaboration with the global leader in this industry, Gemalto.


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