Schweitzer Mauduit International, Inc.
| New York Stock Exchange: SWM
Similar to: BillerudKorsnäs
Schweitzer Mauduit International, Inc. provides highly-engineered and proprietary solutions to the tobacco industry. It manufactures, markets and distributes specialty paper and tobacco products to the tobacco industry as well as specialized paper products for use in other applications. The company's products include cigarette, plug wrap and base tipping papers, cigarette papers, which are used to wrap various parts of a cigarette and reconstituted tobacco leaf, which is used as a blend with virgin tobacco in cigarettes, reconstituted tobacco wrappers and binders for cigars. It also manufactures lightweight papers, which are used in manufacturing ventilated cigarettes and banded papers for the production of lower ignition propensity cigarettes. The company operates in two segments: Paper and Reconstituted Tobacco. The Paper segment primarily produces cigarette papers such as cigarette, including LIP papers, plug wrap and base tipping papers used to wrap various parts of a cigarette for sale to cigarette manufacturers. This segment also includes commercial and industrial products such as lightweight printing and writing papers, battery separator paper, drinking straw wrap, filter paper and other specialized papers. The Reconstituted Tobacco segment produces reconstituted tobacco leaf and wrapper and binder products for sale to cigarette and cigar manufacturers. It has operations in Brazil, Canada, China, France, Hong Kong, Poland, Spain and the United States of America. The company was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Alpharetta, GA.