“After the investment of one billion euros in Bologna, with Philip Morris’s largest production plant in the world of heated tobacco products that are exported from Bologna to 40 countries around the world, we, as part of an integrated supply chain, did not stop and we will not stop because we are ready for further investments in our supply chain “. This was underlined by Marco Hannappel, president and CEO of Philip Morris Italia, speaking of the investments of the multinational in Italy which include, also in agriculture, the first supply chain agreement started 10 years ago (and renewed every year) for about 100 million a year by intervening at the workshop “Integrated supply chains for the relaunch of the country”, which is part of the “Integrated supply chains” initiative that The European House – Ambrosetti launched with the support of Philip Morris Italy with the aim of promoting the role of supply chains for maintaining and relaunching the Italian economy. Read also Hannappel also wanted to underline what these investments generate along the supply chain: “Over 30 thousand jobs with constant development in many areas” he explained. Furthermore, the production plant in Crespellano (Bo), which lives and grows, increases the number of actors with whom Philip Morris Italia operates. “We operate with 8,000 companies of which 1,000 in agriculture and 7,000 in the field of industrial and digital services. A development of tens of millions of euros a year to improve the production plant but – added Hannappel – we also work with small companies both in agricultural sector with innovative start-ups both in the manufacturing sector with 100 small mechanical workshops which, thanks to us, export their products “. A product chain but also an industrial one that generates further Italian and international supply chains that of Philip Morris Italia.
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