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R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company Fact Book

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company is the second-largest tobacco company in the United States.

R.J. Reynolds is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI). Reynolds American (RAI) is also the parent company of American Snuff Company (formerly Conwood Company, LLC), Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc., Niconovum USA, Inc., Niconovum AB, and R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company.

The Company at a Glance

R.J. Reynolds’ cigarette brands constitute about one third of cigarette sales in the United States. The company offers products in all segments of the market and makes many of the nation’s best-selling cigarette brands, including three of the nation’s best-selling brands: Newport, Camel and Pall Mall.

National Ranking by Share
(YTD 3Q15)
R.J. Reynolds’ Brand Retail Market Share
#2 Newport 13.3%
#3 Camel 8.3%
#4 Pall Mall 7.8%

Modern, smoke-free tobacco

R.J. Reynolds manufactures and markets Camel Snus, a modern, smoke-free tobacco product that does not require spitting. Camel Snus comes in a small, convenient pouch, 15 pouches per tin container.

Headquarters & Facilities

R.J. Reynolds is based in Winston-Salem, N.C.

R.J. Reynolds’ largest plant – Tobaccoville, a 2 million-square-foot facility constructed in 1986 – is located in the town of Tobaccoville, near Winston-Salem. The company also has tobacco-sheet manufacturing operations and a significant research-and-development facility in Winston-Salem.


R.J. Reynolds employees are principled, creative, dynamic and passionate. They are proud of their company’s principled approach to marketing a controversial product. And, the company is proud of its employees’ determination to overcome business challenges, to always seek better ways to serve adult tobacco consumers and to be good corporate citizens.