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ITM service center in Dominican Republic.

ITM Group has opened a new service center, GTS-SCM, in the Dominican Republic. The facility supplies machinery and spare parts to the cigar industry in the Caribbean and Latin America. GTS-SCM’s experienced and well-trained technicians also provide maintenance and services. Measuring more than 3,000 square-meters, the service center holds a vast stock of used cigar...Read More

ITM buys IMAtec

The ITM Group has acquired IMAtec of Luxembourg, a supplier of packing equipment for other tobacco products  (OTP). IMATec’s portfolio includes cigarette paper booklet machines, pouchmakers, clear-wrap kits, shrink kits and end-of-line packaging equipment. Combining the companies’ teams will allow ITM to offer complete packing solutions from concept to machine acceptance. In addition, it will...Read More

New pouch manufacturing solution from TDC

Technical Development Corp. (TDC) of the Netherlands, a sister company of International Tobacco Machinery, has developed the Osiris, a new nonstop inline pouch-manufacturing machine. Using advanced and reliable technology, the machine can produce perfectly shaped pouches without compromising flexibility, according to TDC. The Osiris can produce pouches with a variety of specifications. Width and height...Read More

Beyond mechanization

The potential and limitations of automation in the tobacco industry By George Gay There is what seems to be a fully automated system within my head that allows me to grasp what somebody is saying when they tell me they have just bought a blue car, even though they don’t provide information about the shade...Read More