ZALCO was established in 2007. The company manufactures a wide range of quality electric cables and copper cathodes. ZALCO also fabricates hand railings, stairs and structural frames for buildings and equipment, and cooking utensils such as pots and pans under the Alumpoto, Yolimba, Womens Pride, Ipot and Afripot brands. Power Max quality automotive batteries and Solar Max solar batteries are also produced by the company. It has branches in Lusaka, Kabwe and Kitwe.