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The Philippines government has dropped a tax evasion case against Mighty Corp, the country’s #2 cigarette manufacturer after it was sold to Japan Tobacco to raise funds for a record PHP30 billion (US$586 million) settlement. more

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Hauni’s PROTOS-M4 for the 10,000 CPM Segment

Christian Geisler

The PROTOS-M4 from Hauni is the latest product in the successful M-generation range – the first twin-rod machine for the segment up to 10,000 cigarettes per minute. more

Manufacturing

With its new standardized entry-level Primary, Hauni has finally given smaller and medium-sized cigarette manufacturers the power to take control of their own tobacco preparation and processing. more

Manufacturing

New Kretek Maker

Christian Geisler

Hauni’s PROTOS-M4K kretek maker is the result of a close development partnership with its customers. more

Manufacturing

Hauni’s KDF 6MF LEAD multifilter maker, unveiled at Hauni’s in-house exhibition in November 2016, has been receiving overwhelmingly positive feedback from international audiences. more

Manufacturing

Lumina Cigarette Tipping: A Stylish New Safety Feature

Image courtesy of Tannpapier GmbH, a subsidiary of Trierenberg Holdings

Cigarette manufacturers are always looking for effective ways to protect their products against counterfeiting. Innovative Austrian company TANNPAPIER’s ingenious “Lumina Tipping” technology not only achieves that. more

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With latest regulations placing bans on flavored and menthol cigarettes, consumers are increasingly finding it much more difficult to enjoy their smoking experience. more

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Industry observers have said that the new, tough regulations on the manufacture, buying, and selling of cigarettes that came into force this September are not expected to have major impact on the earnings of tobacco companies in the medium term. more

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Gold Leaf Tobacco, the South African-based cigarette manufacturer, is planning to set up a manufacturing plant in Zimbabwe following the launch of its brand, Rudland & George. more

Manufacturing

With complete waste recovery from rejected production, DWR+ ensures economical use of raw materials and efficient production. more

Manufacturing

Imperial Tobacco’s factory in Nottingham recently closed its doors for good as workers left the site for the final time. more

Manufacturing

Growing pressure from foreign NGOs demanding Indonesia immediately ratify the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control has been met with strong resistance from East Java Governor Soekarwo. more

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Decouflé, Hauni’s French subsidiary, has added a new cigarette maker to its portfolio. Nano-10 is designed to provide the core functions of cigarette production. With a speed of up to 10,000 cpm, it permits cost-effective production of all formats. more

Manufacturing

ITG Brands confirms it will be laying of 375 of its 1,100 workers at its cigarette manufacturing plant in east Greensboro in June. more

Manufacturing

According to Bloomberg, Asia’s second-largest cigarette maker by market value, declined from a four-month high after shutting Indian factories in protest against a new government rule mandating bigger health warnings on its packs. more

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