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Conquering Counterfeiting with Security Printing

Florian Grunt

Counterfeited cigarettes have become an increasingly serious problem in many markets and cigarette manufacturers can protect their brands through various security printing solutions. Tobacco Asia looks at some remarkable options. more

Features

The United Arab Emirates is host to quite a few cigarette manufacturers that are becoming increasingly active global players. But one of them, BMJ Industries, has chosen a particularly challenging turf shunned by many others: the Near East. more

Features

The UAE is home to a surprisingly large number of both international and local cigarette companies. But what makes the country such an enticing base? A couple of major operators share their thoughts with Tobacco Asia. more

Features

Intercontinental Tobacco Company, part of the Indian conglomerate BBM Group, expands operations. more

Features

The rapid development of fine cigarettes in China in recent years has brought higher requirements to domestic cigarette manufacturers in device segmentation. more

Features

Papastratos, a Philip Morris International subsidiary, no longer manufactures cigarettes but instead makes tobacco sticks. more

Products

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

Cambodian authorities raided and shut down a cigarette manufacturing company in Tbong Khmum province after discovering it had not complied with a sub-decree requiring warning labels to be included on tobacco products. more

Manufacturing

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

News

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

Features

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

Features

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

News

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

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

Leaf

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

Manufacturing


From the Associate editor

Marketing 101

There is no industry more regulated than the tobacco industry, and this extends to its marketing. But, do basic marketing concepts differ much between tobacco and any other product?

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