INKASTRANS® Would like to welcome Mr. Boris Vasin

Dear INKAS® Team:

We would like to extend our warm welcome to Mr. Boris Vasin who has joined INKASTRANS® as the General Manager of Nigerian Operations stationed in Lagos, Nigeria.

Boris brings with him deep understanding of Nigerian culture and expertise on doing business in Africa.

Journalist by training, Boris received his education in Moscow at the Institute of International Relations.

Boris has extensive experience working in various parts of Africa, managing Addis Ababa Representative Office of one of Russia’s Natural Resource Companies in Ethiopia, as well as heading the Executive Representative Office of Bombardier Corporation in Moscow, Russia.

Congratulations Boris, starting your new endeavor at INKAS®.

Please refer to Mr. Vasin’s contact information below:


Plot 22 Elsie Femi Pearse, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria

+234 (0) 702-902-2111

+234 (0) 703-000-0109 (starting August 31st 2010)

INKAS® NSM Certification

INKAS® has been recently granted the National Safety Mark (NSM) for our Armored Vehicle Manufacturing facility.

“The National safely Mark (NSM) is the property of the Government of Canada and its use is authorized by the Minister of Transport to manufacturers of new vehicles offered for sale in Can ada. Tansport Canada requires the manufacturers that are authorized to affix the mark,to have the capability to certify their vehicle production to comply with the regulations under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act.” (

We, as a manufacturer, guarantee that all of our vehicles comply with the Motor Vehicle Regulation (MVSR) and CMVSS.

Our NSM number is W93.

INKAS® Group of Companies

INKAS® group of Companies is a feature in the November issue of Manufacturing Digital. This article focuses on how INKAS® has improved their business operations techniques, and their current and future business developments.

Please click here to read the article

INKAS® show in Abuja


INKASTRANS® is a Joint Canadian-Nigerian Venture established in 2008 with the offices located at 22 Elsie Femi Pears, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. INKASTRANS® ( focuses its activities in Nigeria in providing complete customized security solutions to various levels of Nigerian Government, Nigerian banks and private enterprises, Diplomatic Corps and foreign businesses operating in Western Africa. The scope of services in Western Africa includes:

•Training of CIT staff and Banking  Security personal

•Sales and service of Armored Vehicles manufactured by INKAS® ( in Canada

•Sales of Safes, Vaults and Safe depositories (

•“Safe City” integrated security solution

On December 8th, in Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria, INKASTRANS® will be holding a conference showcasing the selection armoured vehicles, safes, and “Safe City” solution.

The expected guest list will consist of local politicians, bankers, security companies, Inspector General of the Police, selection of individuals from the Senate committee on Security & Intelligence, Senate committee on Armed Services and many more.

For further information please contact, +1(416) 744-3322 x 248, or our office in Nigeria  +234 (0)703-000-0109.

The launch of a new era “Security safes with style”

Toronto, Ontario – Since 1999, INKAS® Safes Manufacturing built their reputation globally as a reliable Canadian manufacturer of quality safes.

Please join us as INKAS® Safes Manufacturing Division celebrates its 10th year anniversary with the launch of its new collection of luxury, custom built safes, made specifically for the protection of your treasures.  Exotic woods, leather, chrome, polished stainless steel finish and variety of colours are only a few of many options available.

INKAS® Supertuff and Xcalibur TL30 safe series offer both opulence and functionality to meet the many requirements of our clientele, who demand nothing short of exquisite style and an assured commitment to security.

Marie Callisto – Executive Account Manager of INKAS® Safes Manufacturing, assures that each piece is hand crafted with emphasis on quality and security. She states, “Our UL Rated line of products meets elegance along with protection, which gives our customers piece of mind”.

INKAS® distribution and warranty network stretches throughout North America and Globally. Please visit our website at for additional information, and a list of   our dedicated team of Dealers and Distributors.

David Khazanski- President Nigeria – Canadian, local firms partner to combat insecurity

Lagos — To serve as an adequate precaution against rising insecurity in the country and in a bid to provide full proof security for lives, property and cash in transit in West African sub-region, INKAS, Canada, a Canadian firm SAPID HOLDINGS LIMITED, Nigeria have joined hands and created a joint venture firm, INKASTRANS LIMITED , Lagos, to supply genuine and long lasting quality bulletproof and assorted armored vehicles to the region to mitigate risks and insecurity to property and human life. The vehicle types are custom manufactured to suit profiled needs depending on threat assessment concluded in consultation with the client. Inkastrans Limited, Nigeria is created to cater to the needs of all African countries.

It could be recalled that Nigeria has been bedeviled by high rate of insecurity in recent times resulting in Bank Robberies, attacks on Bullion Vans, assassinations and kidnapping incidents in various parts of Nigeria especially in the Niger Delta Regions.

Even diplomats, journalists and care workers are not exempted and just recently Ms. Julie Ann Mulligan, a 45 years old Canadian citizen, a mother of two kids, was kidnapped while visiting Nigeria with four others as part of Rotary Club Exchange Programme. She was got freed unharmed in Kaduna with help of Security Personnel. The Inkas Group of Companies assured that the vehicles manufactured by them will put a check on these developments and it will help in bringing down the rate of criminal activities in Nigeria, as the vehicles will be custom made after realizing the needs of the customer safety requirements.

According to the President/CEO of Inkas, Canada, Mr. David Khazanski, the company manufactures in such a way that the protection level provided and security features installed exceed the identified level of potential threat thereby providing a significant margin of extra safety. Their website are: ( and (

He added that the higher levels of protection offered by Inkas Group of Companies not only protect against direct fire from modern assault rifles but also against the high power weapons that fire armor piercing projection.

The vehicles come in assorted kinds of bullion vans, SUVs, Armored Personnel Carriers (Police Trucks) and are built to suit Nigerian Transport System and available infrastructure. For delivering the best after sales services to their clientele, Inkastrans Limited, Lagos has plans to bring in their engineers to start Workshop facility and Service Centre in their Femi Pearse Premises.

On the technology used, the company chief executive said they ensure high levels of protection by using a full assortment of advanced defensive technology. “INKAS GROUP” manufactures its armored products utilizing top quality ballistic materials sourced from the world class manufacturers based in US and European Countries

The materials chosen for each vehicle are selected in accordance with the clients’ desired level of protection” he said. These levels of protection are based on national and international ballistic standards established by the European Ballistic Standard, the Underwriters Laboratory and the US National Institute of Justice.

INKAS Finance Corp. alongside RMA

INKAS Finance Corp. ( is pleased to announce its newly formed strategic alliance with Retail Merchants Association ( with RMA appointing INKAS as their preferred provider of Merchant Services for their Association Members.


Since 1910, the Retail Merchants Association of Canada and its affiliates have grown to harbour tens of thousands of members by servicing independent businesses in Canada. It is their mission to assist its members in gaining prosperity and competing in the industry by offering a broad range of programs and services designed to keep their clients strong and profitable. RMA, in cooperation with Retail Council of Canada and several other associations, formed a coalition in order to provide their members with the best possible service, and to overcome the continuous cost escalation of credit card processing.


INKAS is one of the most established Merchant Service Providers in Canada and focuses on operational aspects of merchant services and products. Being a technological company, INKAS is constantly developing new and improved point of sale solutions, which range from desktop terminal to PC based POS solutions. Ilia Klytchkov, Managing Director of INKAS also firmly believes that a strong operational back bone is extremely important to every merchant today regardless of their size and magnitude. He’s made it a commitment to continuously improve the quality of service and products offered to the Canadian merchant base.


It is both, RMA’s and INKAS’ focus on achieving customer satisfaction through offering savings and providing strong service that makes this union a powerful candidate for immediate success. We are confident that this endeavour will raise the bar of excellence for every other provider nationwide.