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PMFTC Inc. (PMFTC), the Philippine affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI), is the leading cigarette manufacturer in the Philippines. It manufactures seven out of the top 10 brands available in the market, led by Marlboro, the world’s number one cigarette brand, and Fortune, the best-selling local brand in the country.

PMFTC relies on a diverse workforce of over 4,700 employees at the corporate office in Makati City, two manufacturing facilities in Tanauan City, Batangas and Marikina City, Metro Manila, leaf facilities and over 40 sales offices across the archipelago. It supports the individual development of employees and career management programs that recognize potential and reward achievements.

Key Facts

Number of Employees

Approximately 4,700

Main brands

Marlboro, Fortune, Champion, Hope, More, Jackpot


In 2015, PMFTC adopted the practice to directly contract over 4,500 tobacco farmers. The company provides them with extensive support in all areas of tobacco growing, including seeding, planting, curing and drying of leaf. PMFTC also promotes the Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Guidelines & Assessment and best Agricultural Labor Practices (ALP) to ensure a safe working environment, standard farming techniques, and productive farm practices.


In a continuous effort to reduce CO2 emissions, PMFTC Inc. invested USD 3.1 million in 2018 in a solar power plant at its manufacturing facility in Batangas. Reducing the environmental footprint of its business is a key pillar of PMI’s sustainability strategy. Using science-based innovative energies to replace conventional fuels is also aligned with its vision of a smoke-free future. Read more.

Addressing illicit cigarette trade

The illicit cigarette trade remains a major challenge for PMFTC and the local cigarette industry. The company fully supports and complies with the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) tax stamp program, intended to ensure the correct payment of excise taxes on all cigarettes packs manufactured and imported for domestic consumption. The company’s extensive campaign to fight cigarette illicit trade is in collaboration with local industry organizations, international research organizations, intellectual property experts, and government agencies.

Corporate citizenship

PMFTC commits itself to give back to communities where the company operates and where help is greatly needed. Embrace, the company’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) program, currently mobilizes 15 projects in support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. These projects address livelihood, education, environment, community health, poverty alleviation, disaster preparedness, and calamity relief across the country. In 2014, PMFTC donated PHP 100 million to relief operations for the victims of super typhoon Yolanda (International name: Haiyan). The donation was spread over two years and was coursed through the American Chamber of Commerce Philippines Foundation Inc.

PMFTC received the CSR Company of the Year 2015 award, an honor given by the Asia CEO Forum. This recognition caps the 25 other local and international honors garnered by PMFTC that year. In 2016, PMFTC was recognized by Partners in Protecting the Planet (PPP), a London-based international network of corporate social responsibility (CSR) professionals, as one of five CSR World Leaders. According to PPP, the CSR World Leaders are “caring companies that use their privileged position to help their colleagues, communities, customers, the environment and the less fortunate.”

Documents 8 documents found

September 30, 2022

Stakeholder Announcement

September 29, 2022

AWS Commitment 2022

September 28, 2021

AWS Commitment 2021

August 05, 2019

Smoking and Health

November 07, 2019

Social Media Rules of Engagement PMFTC Inc.

January 23, 2020

PO Terms and Conditions PMFTC INC

December 01, 2021

Perfect Invoice Policy and Payment Instructions

September 01, 2021

PMFTC Consolidated Shipping Instructions

Taguig Office

    PMFTC Inc.
    31st Floor, The Finance Centre
    26th Street Corner 9th Avenue
    Bonifacio Global City (BGC)
    Taguig City 1630

Manufacturing Facilities

    PMFTC Inc.
    Phase 3, Lot 1B, First Philippine Industrial Park
    4232 Tanauan City

    PMFTC Inc.
    Fortune Avenue
    Brgy. Fortune,
    Marikina City, Metro Manila

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