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menthol, their electronic cigarettes look, feel and taste like cigarettes
while providing the same satisfaction obtained from smoking a traditional tobacco cigarette. “They rank eighth in the top 10 of e-cig manufacturers for the year-to-date for the week ended April 23, according
CMetrics,” says Bengoa, adding that this ranking reflects an increase
in sales over last year; further reflecting why 21st Century Smoke has
remained in the top 10 for the past six years.
Vapin Plus offers high-quality vaping products at a competitive
price. The expanding inventory features premium vaporizer pens, top-rated e-liquid flavors that are made in the U.S. and unique accessories.
They rank sixth in the top 10 of vaping manufacturers for the week
ended April 23, according CMetrics. “Vapin Plus began its successful journey in 2013 and has remained in the top 10 for the past three
years,” says Bengoa.
With the FDA’s final deeming regulations now regulating electronic
cigarettes, both 21st Century Smoke and Vapin Plus are poised to meet
those regulations and CB Distributors has always taken measures to
ensure the safety and quality of their products, says Bengoa.
In addition to offering products that feature the latest technology,
highest quality and competitive pricing, CB also cares about their customers. “Customer satisfaction is a top priority and is part of why CB
remains such a successful company today,” he adds.
Cheyenne International was founded in 2002 as a full-line tobacco
product manufacturer. Since its startup, Cheyenne has continued to
create exciting tobacco products made to high quality standards in
its modern facility. As the business continues to grow, officials for the
Grover, N.C.-based company remain focused on customer partnerships
while providing its customers with quality products at a fair price.
Of course, in today’s environment, tobacco companies must offer
more than attractive, quality products. They must create a dynamic
relationship with the channel that will deliver value to adult consumers. They must also convey the certainty of strict regulatory compliance
and the added extra of a government interface effort that delivers a level
of representation for the channel.
“The tobacco business demands creativity and integrity, both qualities possessed by Cheyenne International,” says Jessica Fratarcangelo,
marketing director. “The way we do business is simple, operating on
three key elements: partnership, quality and compliance.”
Partnership. Cheyenne values its customers, what they have to say,
and the challenges they face. “Viewing our distributors and retailers
as partners instead of just as customers allows us to create progressive
and effective strategies and solutions,” says Fratarcangelo. She adds that
each member of the Cheyenne sales team has more than a decade of
experience in the industry and is dedicated to creating profitable partnerships with all customers.
Quality. “Without truly good products, all of our successes would
have been short-lived,” she says. Cheyenne brands are designed and created to offer the highest quality to its customers. Cheyenne products
are made on high-speed machinery by employees that care about the
products they make. They are then tested to ensure that customers are
always getting the best we have to offer.
Compliance. Despite the challenges the tobacco industry faces with
government regulations such as MSA, FDA and SCHIP, Cheyenne
International believes it is imperative to work together with everyone,
including regulators, to achieve success. “Our company and employ-
ees are passionate and active in lobbying on behalf of not only our-
selves, but also on behalf of our customers and vendors as well,” says
Fratarcangelo. “We’re all in this together and we truly believe that a
collaborative effort is necessary to withstand the challenges we face as
Beyond its standing in the retail community, Cheyenne officials are
also proud of the company’s roots and its impact on its surrounding
“Our facility is located in the heart of American tobacco country, and
provides numerous jobs to local North and South Carolinians; a fact
that we’re very proud of,” adds Fratarcangelo.
ITG Brands, based in Greensboro, N.C., offers a broad portfolio of some
of the nation’s most well-known cigarette, cigar and electronic cigarette
brands. This iconic portfolio of brands includes: Winston, Kool, Salem,
Maverick and USA Gold cigarettes; Dutch Masters, Backwoods and
Phillies cigars; and blu eCigs electronic cigarettes.