The Japan Tobacco Group has said it will invest $100 million in the production of PLOOM TECH tobacco capsules in Poland, according to a story in The Warsaw Business Journal.
Production is scheduled to take place at a plant at Stary Gostków near Łódź.
The Journal reported that the plant, with an area of 28,000 m2, would be ready to start production at the end of this year.
It said the plant would be the first to produce PLOOM TECH outside Japan.
The factory at Stary Gostków will employ 80 people, which will take the number of JTI Polska employees to more than 1,800.
The company currently produces cigarettes, smoking tobacco, cigars, cigarillos and pipe tobacco.