Our presence in the U.S.A. dates back to 1981, when the Company’s brands were launched through a trading company in the market. Recognizing the potential in the U.S. market, by 1986, JT International U.S.A., Inc. (JTI U.S.A.) was established.
Today, JTI U.S.A. is a company that customers, suppliers and distributors rely upon.
JTI provides the following 3 distinctive brands to the US market:
Developing careers and relationships
Currently, we employ 120 full-time workers. Our head office in Teaneck, New Jersey offers rewarding career paths in Marketing, Sales, Corporate Affairs & Communications, Finance, Human Resources and Information Technology. We also have a team of sales representatives and key account managers working across the country, who build and maintain relationships directly with our wholesale and retail customers.
JTI Leaf Services (JTI LS) LLC in Danville, Virginia, was founded as a JTI joint venture for the procurement and processing of U.S. leaf tobacco. Established in 2010, it supplies JTI exclusively with directly contracted U.S. leaf tobacco, renowned globally for its high quality and rich flavor. In 2011, the Company established itself as an industry leader in processing at its state-of-the-art facility.
JTI LS currently employs nearly 50 full-time workers and hires more than 250 seasonal employees for tobacco processing each year.
Quick fact: JTI employs nearly 420 employees in the U.S.A.
JTI U.S.A. provides three distinctive brands to adult smokers in the United States: Wave, Wings and Export ‘A’
At a glance
Year established: JTI U.S.A. in 1986, JTI Leaf Services in 2010.
Locations: JTI U.S.A. in Teaneck, NJ and JTI Leaf Services in Danville, VA.
Operations: Teaneck, NJ is the JTI U.S.A. Corporate Headquarters. JTI Leaf Services processes U.S. leaf tobacco in Danville, VA.
Number of employees: 170 full-time and 250 seasonal workers between the two companies.