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[UK-Northern Ireland] Union puts forward plan for Gallaher

An alternative to closing the JTI Gallaher factory in Ballymena has been put forward by the Unite trade union... The union proposal would see the factory developed as a ‘centre of excellence’ for pouch tobacco and cigar manufacture, retaining 500 of the
The News Letter (uk)
added Nov 19, 2014 13:01
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] Paisley presses Government to drop tobacco packaging plans

North Antrim MP Ian Paisley Jr has had a "very productive" meeting to discuss the impending closure of Ballymena's Gallaher tobacco factory with the Secretary of State.
The News Letter (uk)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:26
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[UK, UK-Northern Ireland] TV ads 'sexualise e-cigarettes'

will debut tonight during a break in ITV1's Grantchester following a change in the law.... Anti-smoking campaigners have accused TV advertisements which show e-cigarette use for the first time of "sexualising" vaping.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 10, 2014 15:54
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Ministers in last ditch talks with Ballymena cigarette factory Gallaher's following news 900 people to lose jobs

Ministers have been involved in ditch talks with members of JTI Gallaher in attempts to save the iconic Ballymena factory from complete closure. Jobs minister Arlene Foster said her department would "explore every available option to maintain some prese
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 22, 2014 08:07
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[Europe, UK-Northern Ireland] SIMPSON: Gallaher's cigarette factory closure: An inevitable consequence of a shrinking market

The announcement by JTI, formerly Gallaher's, that production will move to other factories in the JTI group in Poland and Romania fits the logic of seeking lower costs of production in a market place where total production will possibly fall.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 8, 2014 13:38
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[UK-Northern Ireland] REILLY: Gallaher's cigarette factory closure: Northern Ireland feeling the pain of European Union

the EU rules are daft and counter-productive dictates that will not stop people smoking but will simply drive jobs out of the UK and increase smuggling.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 8, 2014 13:35
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Cigarette factory closure hits Northern Ireland's economy ($$)

The imminent closure of one of Northern Ireland's largest manufacturing sites has left the town of Ballymena in a state of shock and politicians floundering to fill a £60m hole in the economy of County Antrim about to be created by the loss of nearly 900
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 8, 2014 12:52
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[Europe, UK-Northern Ireland] 1000 job losses at Ballymena tobacco factory

The Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association (NIIRTA) chief executive Glyn Roberts said: “Gallahers generated £60million of wages into the local economy which will be a big loss in spending for local retailers and those businesses who provid
Irish Times (ie)
added Oct 8, 2014 02:55
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[Belgium, UK-Northern Ireland] JTI to Consult on Proposal to Restructure Manufacturing Facilities in Europe

a proposal to restructure its manufacturing facilities as a result of significant and sustained changes impacting its global business. The challenging economic environment, excise tax pressure coupled with illegal trade has triggered industry volume co
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Oct 13, 2014 14:07
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[Belgium, UK-Northern Ireland] Japan Tobacco May Close European Plants With 1,100 Jobs Affected

JTI’s plants in Lisnafillan, Northern Ireland and Wervik, Belgium will shut under the plan, with production moving to other sites, potentially in Poland and Romania, the Tokyo-based company said in a statement today. Some production in Germany will also
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Oct 7, 2014 17:11
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