Japan Tobacco to invest up to €25M to add new cigarette production lines at Bucharest, Romania, factory, expected to become operational by end of September

LOS ANGELES , September 6, 2011 () – Japan Tobacco Inc.’s cigarette factory in Bucharest, Romania, will receive new production lines as part of a €25 million (US$36 million) investment to increase output in the country by 2012, Bloomberg reported Sept. 3.

The new lines are expected to begin operations by the end of September, according to a company email.

Japan Tobacco has invested €20 million since 2009 on raising production at the Bucharest factory.

The primary source of this article is Bloomberg, New York, New York, on Sept. 3, 2011.

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