U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company
U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company (USSTC) is the leading manufacturer and marketer of moist, smokeless tobacco products in the world. The company, Copenhagen and Skoal, are the two leading premium smokeless tobacco brands in the U.S. Other company brands include Red Seal and Husky. USSTC has an American heritage and a relationship with the American farmer and tobacco consumer that dates back to 1822. The company is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia and maintains manufacturing facilities in Nashville, Tennessee; Franklin Park, Illinois, Hopkinsville, Kentucky and York County, Va. In January 2009, USSTC became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Altria Group, Inc. Within the Altria family of companies, USSTC's role is to responsibly manufacture and market USSTC brands to adult tobacco consumers in a financially disciplined way, and to provide marketing services to Philip Morris USA for its smokeless products.Altria and its companies share a tradition of community involvement dating back more than five decades. Since 2000, we have made more than $1.4 billion in cash and in-kind contributions to hundreds of non-profit organizations. Today, our companies focus their giving in four key areas: Education, Arts and Culture, Environment and Positive Youth Development.