The conversion of the factory into a HEETS production facility has already commenced and is expected to be completed and fully operational by 2020.
The investment will create about 300 additional jobs for highly-skilled employees at the Romanian facility, which currently employs approximately 600 people.
In June, PMI announced it would expand capacity at the company’s
heated tobacco unit manufacturing facility in Bologna,
IQOS and HEETS have been available for adult smokers in
Commenting on this announcement, André Calantzopoulos, PMI’s Chief Executive Officer, said:
“Our investment in
IQOS is one of four scientifically substantiated smoke-free product platforms that PMI is developing to address adult smoker demand for better alternatives to cigarettes.
Since 2008, PMI has hired more than 400 scientists and experts and
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