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Defect Detection in Cigarette Manufacturing

Courtesy of Moisttech Vision

Cigarette making machinery - or its human operators – can be fickle. During any production run, a number of sticks will invariably sustain defects. But detection technology helps to identify and eject faulty product before it can reach the market. more

Features

The Competition Commission of Pakistan advises the Federal Board of Revenue to lower the qualification criteria to hire firms for installing a new trace and tracking system at cigarette production plants. more

Manufacturing

News

Philip Morris International plans to invest millions of dollars to convert a traditional cigarette factory in Greece into an iQOS production plant. more

News

Diversified group ITC recently announced “progressive resumption” of production at its cigarette factories, which was suspended over the large pictorial warning issue. more

Manufacturing

Tobacco Institute of India, a lobby group that represents 98% of India’s cigarette industry, threatened to halt production claiming “ambiguity” over the government’s policy on health warnings displayed on tobacco packs. more

Manufacturing


From the Associate editor

Cutting the Nose to Spite the Face

As the debate on the effects of e-cigarettes continues with new research coming out both for and against e-cigs, is it too soon to be banning them?

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