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February 6, 2013 | Comments (0)

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Appeal for transparency over tobacco lobby’s role in Dalli inquiry

Appeal for transparency over tobacco lobby’s role in Dalli inquiry

January 8, 2013 | Comments (0)

“The tobacco lobby is not demonstrating enough transparency in the Dalli case*,” according to Inge Gräßle, MEP and EPP (European People’s Party) group co-ordinator in the European Parliament’s Budgetary Control Committee. [*John Dalli resigned in October as European Health Commissioner after allegations linked him to a businessman who allegedly approached Swedish Match and offered to […]

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Hauni sets up shop in Izmir

Hauni sets up shop in Izmir

January 7, 2013 | Comments (0)

Hauni Maschinenbau has opened an office in Izmir, Turkey. Led by Managing Director Baris Ulus, the new office offers customers access to a team of sales, service and technical professionals. Before joining Hauni in July 2012, Ulus worked for ThyssenKrupp in Turkey, where he held positions in sales, purchasing and logistics. Hauni cited Turkey’s position […]

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Experts discuss filtration at BMJ-VTA dinner

Experts discuss filtration at BMJ-VTA dinner

October 19, 2012 | Comments (0)

Cigarette paper supplier BMJ and the Vietnam Tobacco Association held their seventh BMJ-VTA dinner in Danang, Vietnam, on Oct. 11. During the event, invited speaker Paul Morris of Filtrona Filters explained to the audience how various types of cigarette filters can be used to achieve certain filtration targets. In doing so, Morris continued a tradition […]

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Philip Morris Indonesia plans new factory

Philip Morris Indonesia plans new factory

October 18, 2012 | Comments (0)

Philip Morris Indonesia plans to boost its production and export capacity, reports the Jakarta Globe. The company intends to build a new factory in West Java in 2013 that will produce non-clove cigarettes, especially Marlboros. Philip Morris Indonesia, which employs some 200 people at its existing factory in Bekasi, also in West Java, plans to […]

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Fine-cut sales on a roll in Iceland

Fine-cut sales on a roll in Iceland

October 9, 2012 | Comments (0)

Sales of loose tobacco in Iceland were 34 per cent higher during the first nine months of this year than they were during January-September 2011, according to an Iceland Review story quoting data from the State Alcohol and Tobacco Company of Iceland. At the same time, sales in cigarettes, the prices of which have risen […]

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New technology improves filter performance and functionality

New technology improves filter performance and functionality

September 19, 2012 | Comments (0)

Celanese Corp. has developed a technology that enables cigarette manufacturers to deploy filter additives at significantly higher loading levels than was previously possible. CelFX Matrix Technology creates a firm, porous matrix structure that can hold a broad range of additives in the filters of cigarettes. As a result, the matrix structure efficiently filters the smoke […]

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BAT shows how to weigh up a puff of smoke

BAT shows how to weigh up a puff of smoke

September 10, 2012 | Comments (0)

A novel technique developed by scientists at British American Tobacco has made it possible to weigh the amount of smoke a person is likely exposed to when they take a puff of a cigarette. ‘The development of this technique is part of on-going tobacco science research to develop tools and approaches to understand smoking in […]

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BAT CEO interviewed on full-year 2011 results

February 23, 2012 | Comments (0)

The tobacco manufacturer British American Tobacco posts results that see organic revenue up 7% and adjusted EPS up 11%.

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