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WT Asia returns to Indonesia for the seventh time this October and finds a new home in Surabaya. WT Asia will take place at the Grand City Convex Convention Hall from 16-17 October 2019. Read more

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After Tobacco Asia broke news about the brand new, fully biodegradable filter material Genia, invented and patented by German company McAirlaids GmbH in a featured story last year (vol. 22 no. 2), it created quite some buzz among our readership. Read more

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Together, the Dutch-headquartered machine developer and the British adhesives and flavoring application systems specialist have expert knowledge in developing machines for producing next-generation products. Read more

Manufacturing

Chasing the CAT Out: Alternative Cigarette Filter Materials

Courtesy of McAirlaids Vliesstoffe GmbH

Cellulose acetate tow (CAT) has been around for decades despite its notoriously bad biodegradability properties. But environmentally friendly filter materials are forcefully pushing onto the scene and just might give CAT a run for its money. Read more

Features

The global boom in tobacco heated products has dramatically increased demand for optimized manufacturing processes in the area of recess tubes. Hauni has the answer: the new KDF 5RT. Read 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. Read more

Manufacturing

An elegant looking filter tip and laser printing-enhanced packaging go a long way in establishing brand appeal among consumers – and nobody knows that better than China’s paper and packaging suppliers. Read more

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Bulgaria Leafs

Photo courtesy of Bulgartabac Holding AD

When Bulgaria’s State Tobacco Monopoly crumbled, its successors faced potentially hard times. But the country’s tobacco industry managed a magnificent recovery thanks to invigorated marketing and a strong drive to expand beyond the Iron Curtain. Read more

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Chinese tobacco manufacturers have attached greater and greater importance to innovating filter tips to attract smokers. Read more

Features

The new premium filter maker solution offers as standard every function the industry requires to implement flexible production of high quality monoacetate filters. Read more

Manufacturing

As a flexible, modular rod sensor system, the new EYEPORT has a clear focus on product quality and enhances production flexibility in all cigarette and filter makers. Read more

Manufacturing

Solvay is introducing their new production line for Rhodia FilterSorb. The last function tests have been successfully performed and the new production line can now produce up to 400 tons of Rhodia FilterSorb each year. Read more

Manufacturing

Filters: A Sometimes Overlooked High-Tech Cigarette Component

Photo courtesy of Essentra

Filter manufacturers and cigarette companies are inextricably intertwined and depend on each other. Cigarette sales volumes also affect filter suppliers and they have to come up with ingenious solutions to stay competitive. Read more

Features

Arun Hitkari, managing director, Hitkari Multifilters, has been a stellar figure in the tobacco industry – not just because of his extraordinary business acumen, but also due to his shining persona. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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