Japan Tobacco Group will invest $100 million in the production of PLOOM TECH tobacco capsules, a product with heated tobacco. Production will take place in Stary Gostków near Łódź.
A plant with an area of 28,000 sqm will be ready to start production at the end of this year and will be the first plant producing PLOOM TECH outside Japan.
The factory in Stary Gostków will employ 80 more people, thus taking the number of JTI Polska employees to over 1,800. The company currently produces cigarettes, smoking tobacco, cigars, cigarillos and pipe tobacco.