ITM expands in Dominican Republic

April 9, 2018
ITM expands in Dominican Republic

With the acquisition of RNT Machinery S.A. the group of companies ITM is part of, is expanding its activities in the Dominican Republic. Together with existing group-company GTS/SCM, ITM can now offer a full-service operation based in Dominican Republic to the cigar industry globally.

Pouchpacker for cigars

ITM company GTS/SCM has excellent contacts with cigar manufacturers worldwide. More and more customers indicated that they also had interest in pouch packing machinery for cigars. By acquiring RNT Machinery S.A, ITM is able to offer these machines to the industry. The RNT pouch maker can pack cigars per 2 till 5 cigars per pouch at a speed of 150 pouches per minute. Later this year RNT will bring a display packer to pack 15 pouches in a display carton. The machines are also capable of handling food products in pouches.

GTS/SCM, based in Dominican Republic

Since five years, GTS/SCM transferred its cigar activities from Europe to Dominican Republic. It has over 700 used cigar machines in stock and rebuilds cigar making and packing machines. With over fifty people GTS/SCM is able to serve the ever growing cigar industry in the Dominican Republic with “as is”, functional overhauled or rebuilt machinery.

GTS/SCM and RNT will work closely together

As both companies are based in the Dominican Republic, in the heart of the cigar producing region, RNT and GTS/SCM will closely work together, to fully service customers in the cigar industry and other industries. To contact these companies, please use following information.

GTS/SCM: Phone +1809 5753306 | Email [email protected]

RNT: Phone +1809 2955360 | Email [email protected]