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Development & history facts

1772

Tobacco factory was founded in Lviv. It became the largest tobacco factory at the time when Halychyna was a part of Austrian Empire.

1779

The factory moved to the Castle of Vynnyky, where it’s located till nowadays. Since then the life of Vynnyky has been connected to tobacco manufacturing.

1805

Factory became the largest tobacco factory at the time when Halychyna was a part of Austrian Empire.

1817

1817

After the visit of Emperor Frantz the factory was reconstructed and extended. The factory’s staff enlarged up to 498 employees.

1895

The first trade union was established. The Tobacco factory in Vynnyky started to manufacture different kinds of tobacco products (cigars, cigarettes, cutted tobacco). Production of goods in packaging was started: cardboard packages for cigarettes and wooden boxes for cigars.

1905

1905

Railway was connected to the factory.

1914

Almost all the equipment and working halls were destroyed by fire.

1922

1922

The production destroyed in the war-time (WWI) was renewed.

1940

The equipment was replaced with the new one, the working halls were rebuilt and renewed. The factory staff increased up to 1100 people.

1960

1960

The mechanization and automatization of the working process was implemented. Tobacco products made at the factory were represented at various exhibitions in the USSR and abroad.

1993

United American-Ukrainian CJSC «R.J.Reynolds Tobacco-Lviv» was established.

1999

Lviv Tobacco Factory was established.

2016

2016

«Marvel International Tobacco Group» was established.

2018

The product range has expended since 2018 and now has more than 60 products in the portfolio.

2019

06/2019

Marvel ITG began to experiment with tastes and became a trend maker. New sub-families were launched:

Marvel MIX – cigarettes with flavored tobacco blend combines with a special flavored tipping paper;

Marvel Energy – cigarettes with different types of flavored capsules;

Marvel Fusion – cigarillos with flavored capsules and special cigarillo paper which are the result of numerous experiments, and MARVEL ITG is the only a manufacturer of such products in Ukraine.

09/2019

Successful participation in the world`s largest trade fair of tobacco industry «InterTabac 2019» in Dortmund.