Sulfur Free

 SOCALCO is the only match producer in Africa that makes sulfur free matches. Sulfur is harmful to the environment and health of consumers.

Produce Locally

 SOCALCO is the only match factory in the whole of Congo.

Humidity Resistant

 SOCALCO aims for quality, that is why it’s matches are humidity resistant - which is especially important in tropical climates such as Congo.

Supporting Local Communities

SOCALCO employs and trains local people, transferring both technical and entrepreneurial skills.

Zero Waste Production

 SOCALCO utilizes all it’s production waste to recycle it into energy.

Material conscientious


SOCALCO uses only recycled board for packaging.