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National Tobacco Company Will Cease Louisville Tobacco Manufacturing and Distribution by Year-end 2009 

Jump to full article: PR Newswire, 2008-09-05
Author: Source: National Tobacco Company, LP

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National Tobacco Company, LP ['NTC'], a subsidiary of North Atlantic Trading Company Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of North Atlantic Holding Company Inc., announced today that all tobacco product manufacturing and distribution at its Louisville facility will cease by year-end 2009.

Production of all NTC loose leaf tobacco brands, which is the primary function of the Louisville facility, will be transitioned to Owensboro, Kentucky under a long-term agreement with Swedish Match North America Inc. NTC will retain all marketing, distribution and trademark rights over its brands. Specific plans for NTC Roll-Your-Own tobacco manufacturing and Louisville product distribution will be announced in the future.

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