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Coesia has entered into an agreement for the acquisition of 70% of the share capital of Comas Tobacco Machinery. The closing of the transaction is expected to occur by the end of the year. more

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British American Tobacco will invest €800 million in its Ploiesti factory over the next five years. more

Manufacturing

The Moisture Hunters

Courtesy of Brabender GmbH & Co. KG

Rigorous moisture testing is a crucially important step deployed at various stages throughout the manufacturing process to ensure high product quality. Tobacco Asia looks at some of the latest moisture metering models available – both for offline and 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

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Thirteen tech groups, including think tanks like TechFreedom and High Tech Forum, called on Congress to pass legislation that would loosen regulations on e-cigarette manufacturers that took effect last year. more

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Intelligent services that promote overall equipment effectiveness benefit customers by helping them to extract more performance from their equipment and optimize cost structures. more

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

Manufacturing

Tobacco Leaf Track & Trace Laborious but Indispensable

Photo courtesy Alliance One International

It’s been long-standing industry consensus that tobacco leaf must be tracked and traced in an uninterrupted chain from grower to manufacturing facility. While the majority of parties involved comply, there are always those who flaunt the system. more

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From green leaf threshing to primary and secondary, the Hauni network offers the international tobacco industry a range of technologies, technical services and consulting products that is unrivalled in its scope. more

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Philip Morris Pakistan Limited has installed solar panels at its manufacturing facilities in Kotri and Sahiwal with combined capacity of 458.6 kilowatt peak. The solar panels are also capable of CO2 emission reduction by up to 362 tons per annum. more

Manufacturing

Electronic cigarettes manufacturing in China is set for growth through development of both the domestic market and self-owned competitive brands as leading tobacco giants are rushing to design new types of tobacco products and electronic cigarettes. more

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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. more

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The tobacco giant recently sold its former manufacturing site ahead of relocating its Australian headquarters to Melbourne’s South Wharf later this year. more

Manufacturing

US Tobacco Cooperative Inc. is participating in the social responsibility in tobacco production program. The program ensures and recognizes that industry standards are being adhered to throughout the product cycle from seed to final delivery. more

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Serious damage to Bulgaria’s state budget has been prevented as an illegal manufacturing facility for tobacco products was busted. more

Manufacturing

At the first Innovate The Market (ITM) symposium, the different perspectives on developing and innovating solutions and processes that will meet the needs of the future tobacco industry, were discussed. more

Manufacturing

Amid a slowdown in the development of Chinese economy, the tobacco industry is stepping up structural reform in line with central government planning. more

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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. more

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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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