Ellams Products Limited was incorporated in 1977; company was primarily established as a Security Documents Printer and Business Forms Manufacturer.
From its humble beginning in 1977, the company has evolved into a major player in the East African region serving the needs of Corporate, Banking, Parastatal, and Government Organization.
Looking at the changing market situation, increasing manufacturing and export activities in the country, management decided to diversify in printing of Pre-Paid Scratch Cards and Lottery Tickets. In the year 2001, Ellams ventured into the manufacturing & supply of Pre-Paid Scratch Cards and Lottery Tickets to the local Telecom and Cellular operators. Realizing the potential and anticipated growth in the communication industry, Ellams established a separate state of art manufacturing unit for production of Telephone and Cellular Scratch cards, Lottery Tickets and SIM card fulfillment services in the Nairobi’s Industrial Area.
Ellams has been manufacturing and supplying telephone secure top up vouchers to the local and international clients since 2002.
In the year 2015, Ellams certified the MasterCard™ and Visa™ card manufacturer, and a certified PCI/DSS card personalization bureau, we serve Banks and financial institutions with all their payment cards needs in East Africa Region.
In the year 2017, Ellams certified Verve International for card personalization bureau, we serve Banks and financial institutions with all their payment cards needs in Kenya.
In the year 2018, Ellams started the SIM cards manufacturing & personalization to Leading Telecom company in Kenya.
Ellams has Two manufacturing plants both based in Nairobi catering for high security and high volume print production and paper converting.
The Card and Security Printing Division with its manufacturing base in Nairobi, Kenya, supplies secure Pre-paid Scratch Cards to East, Central, Southern and Western Africa. Ellams is proud to be hosting the First State of the art Manufacturing Division for Scratch Cards in East and Sub-Saharan Africa. Ellams exports Scratch Cards to Tanzania, Uganda, Zanzibar, DR Congo, Malawi, Madagascar, Sierra Leone, Zambia, Congo Brazzaville, Ghana, Gabon, Niger, Burkina Faso & Chad apart from supplying all major telecom operators in Kenya.
EMV/Smart Card Personalization & Fulfilment of EMV Cards: Central & Branch/Instant Issuance, PIN Personalization & Fulfilment, Facility Management Services, Production, Personalization and Fulfilment of SIM Cards.
One unique feature of Ellams Cards Manufacturing unit is that all activities including, card design, Pre –press, Printing of card bodies, personalization and packaging is carried out all in house giving an effective control over delivery lead times.
Ellams continues to invest in additional production lines periodically to increase production capacity.
The Printing Division Manufactures Business Stationery, Computer Stationery, Pre-printed Business forms, All types of Printed documents, Mailer Envelopes, NCR Documents, and Bank Stationery. This division also specializes in manufacture of POS Rolls, ATM Rolls, Peal & Seal Envelopes, Carbon Papers and Ribbons. The Production machinery comprises of both Sheet Fed and Roll Fed machinery consisting of Wet Offset, Dry Offset, Flexography, Letterpress and Gravure Printing Technologies. Ellams currently converts over 500 tons of paper monthly.
Ellams handles all local deliveries with its own closed body vehicles with security escort to the delivery location. We also have agreements with well reputed transport companies like Bollore to handle exports.