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Molins sells tobacco group to Coesia

28 Aug 2017. On 1 August, tobacco machinery manufacturer, Molins, completed the sale of its Instrumentation & Tobacco Machinery division to Coesia, Italian owners of competing tobacco machinery company GD, for GBP 30 million (EUR 33 million). TJI looks back at the company’s history and the reasons behind its ‧decision to end its 147-year affiliation with tobacco and the name ‘Molins’.
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Getting to grips with 4.0

28 Aug 2017. The next TJI Campus workshop, Industry 4.0: The Factory of the Future, will be held in Mainz, Germany on 2 - 3 November 2017. The event will see experts from a range of sectors discuss the modern manufacturing revolution, and its impact on the tobacco and vaping industries.
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JTI opens new plant in Poland

28 Aug 2017. Japan Tobacco International (JTI) has opened a new tobacco production facility in Stary Gostków, in the centre of Poland, as part of an investment worth over USD 200 million (EUR 175 million).
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Making data meaningful

28 Aug 2017. Founded over 100 years ago in Kampen, The Netherlands, the ITMGroup owes its survival to the resilience of its founding family. Each successive generation helped the company adapt to rapidly changing times in the tobacco industry. Having survived the mechanisation of cigar making, not to mention a world war, the company is now getting to grips with the manufacturing revolution of the 21st century: digitalization - and, with it, an alarming quantity of data.
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PMI ups Heets production

28 Aug 2017. So far this year, PMI has shipped 576 million heated tobacco units to the European Union. With further expansion of IQOS in Europe planned, and market shares increasing in the countries where Heets are already available, the company is taking steps to increase production capacity in the region.
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NDC brings it to the people

28 Aug 2017. One of the key developments in streamlining manufacturing processes in recent years has been the embracing of new possibilities in communication and mobile technologies. Launched in April, the ‘myNDC’ cloud-based portal from NDC Technologies brings connectivity to its customers.
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New products need NIR, says Perten

28 Aug 2017. Perten Instruments is a supplier of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy (NIR) instruments for on-line and lab use. TJI asked the company how NIR fits into the changing tobacco industry.
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Moisture tester ups connectivity

28 Aug 2017. The new MT-CA Moisture Tester from Brabender comes complete with ‘MetaBridge’ software which offers advanced levels of connectivity. TJI spoke with Jessica Wiertz and Jürgen Willmann of the company to find out more.
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Tews backs new system

28 Aug 2017. Based in Hamburg, Tews Elektronik manufactures devices for measuring moisture in leaf and cut tobacco, stems, cigarettes and cigars. The company explained its latest system to TJI, the MW 3012, which can measure 40,000 times per second ...
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Testing the next generation

28 Aug 2017. Quality control will be essential in helping ‘next gen’ products prove themselves to regulators and smokers. Part of the Hauni network, Borgwaldt KC and Sodim are ‧focusing on the QC needed to help this sector find even faster growth – so is independent lab, ASL Analytic Service Laboratory.
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Pujadas and Macro Group team up in Indonesia

28 Aug 2017. Spanish maker of adhesives, Pujadas, has entered into a joint venture with Indonesian company, Macro Group, to distribute and, ultimately, manufacture cigarette adhesives in the country.
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