Smoker Friendly International has recognized King Maker Marketing Inc., of Paramus, N.J., as its manufacturer of the year, awarding the company its 2008 Visionary Award at the 12th Annual Smoker Friendly Tobacco Festival and Conference held recently in Boulder, Colo.
King Maker manufactures SF Cigarettes and SF Roll Your Own Tobacco. Smoker Friendly operates more than 600 tobacco stores and is the exclusive seller of SF tobacco products.
The Visionary Award is presented to a manufacturer who has “seen and acted upon the potential in partnering with SFI,” according to Smoker Friendly. King Maker, established in 1994, is a supplier of premium-quality, value-priced cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco.
The company’s product lines use 100% American Blend tobaccos for smooth taste and consistent quality. Owned by ITC Limited, King Maker has distribution centers in New Jersey and Illinois and sells its products to distributors in more than 45 states in the U.S.