Humidif Group and Cigar Box Factory Estelí Announces Expansion of Cigar Package Manufacturing in Nicaragua.
Humidif Group and Cigar Box Factory announced today the completion of their expanded manufacturing facilities in Estelí, Nicaragua. This enhancement is producing high quality cigar boxes within closer proximity to the heart of the cigar industry.

Humidif Group has been a leader in cigar packaging, leading the way with innovations like HG Smart Packaging among others. Over the last decade, they have been working with their Cigar Box Factory team in Estelí to leverage technology to create the optimal environment for cigar box manufacturing in a region of the world that drives the cigar industry overall. These innovations were driven to elevate the standard and quality of packaging while eliminating the drastic inconsistencies affecting product quality across the industry. By expanding our factory in Estelí to offer this service, clients experience superior quality of packaging with shortened delivery time of product, reducing overall shipping expenses, and the added benefit of lower MOQ’s.

“In less than a decade, we have developed a world-class manufacturing facility powered by multiple cutting-edge varnishing booths and innovative graphics applications. By doing this in cigar-focused Estelí, we are able deliver the most sophisticated high-gloss packaging available in a fraction of the time ever thought possible,” commented Pedro Balgañón, CEO of Humidif Group. “As a company, we challenge ourselves to use technology in ways never thought possible in the cigar industry. This mindset has led to the success in Estelí as well as our HG Smart Packaging solutions, both of which are bringing new energy into a legacy industry.”

Cesar Ramirez, General Manager of Cigar Box Factory, added, “The enhancements made have leveraged technology while expanding the facilities, painting bays, and graphical standards. The factory overall is ISO certified which is a meaningful achievement within our industry.”