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Welcome to Papastratos, the largest tobacco products company in Greece. We are an affiliate of Philip Morris International Inc (PMI).

From 1931 until today, we are the leading Greek tobacco company. We have talented people, top international and local brands (such as Marlboro and the historic ASSOS), a unique corporate culture, state-of-the-art know-how, the international experience of PMI, and our long, proud history.

Key Facts

Number of Employees

800 directly and indirectly employed in the company

Main brands

Marlboro, ASSOS, Philip Morris, L&M, IQOS, HEETS


Since 2003, we have invested more than EUR 700 million in infrastructure at our factory in Aspropyrgos, our people and brands, important social contributions, and the fight against the illicit trade in cigarettes. These investments have ensured our dynamic business growth, boosted our competitiveness, and provided our employees with opportunities for further career development.

Throughout its 85-year history, Papastratos had been an active supporter of the Greek economy and society. In 2016, Fortune magazine named us the Most Admired Company in Greece.

The people of Papastratos are critical to our success. Through constant investment in employees’ career development, we provide competitive salaries and benefits, international career opportunties, and a modern working environment. We have been recognized as a Great Place to Work by the Great Place to Work®Institute Hellas for three years (2012-2014) and as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute (in 2015 and 2016). We also received two golden awards for employees’ development plans from the HR Awards.

We are contribute to the Greek society and the country. Our corporate social responsibility program, representing an expenditure of more than EUR 1.5 million through the period 2009-2016, aims to provide vulnerable social groups with relief from the economic crisis. Papastratos has implemented programs in collaboration with various NGOs such as Apostoli, Praksis, Desmos, and Shedia.

Papastratos CMC S.A.

    Papastratos Cigarette Manufacturing Company
    Imeros Topos, Location Kororemi
    Aspropyrgos 193 00

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