Cigar News: XIKAR and Boveda Announce Supply Agreement

and Announce Supply Agreement

broadens its humidification offering by adding 2-Way Humidity Control products manufactured by

Kansas City, MO – July 14, 2016 , Inc. and Inc. are pleased to announce a long-term supply agreement under which will manufacture and supply 2-Way Humidity Control products using ’s patented technology.

The agreement between the two industry leading brands will add value to cigar retailers. will have its team of dedicated sales personnel visit retail locations to help facilitate inventory management and merchandising, and to provide education and training on 2-Way Humidity Control products.

According to President , the addition of -powered packets completes ’s humidification offering: “Our agreement with is a natural step in our pursuit to be the turn-key supplier of all cigar , to all cigar retailers.” Scott Almsberger, Chief Design Officer adds, “Within the category of consumer humidification, carved out a significant niche; we are happy to bring two-way humidification products into our family of full line humidification products.” Executive Vice President, added, “We believe consumers will be the biggest beneficiary because our agreement with and their world class sales force and infrastructure will help increase the reach of ’s patented 2-Way Humidity Control technology.”

Questions regarding this announcement can be directed to , CEO or Tim Webster, Chief Operating Officer.

Based in Kansas City, Missouri, is the leading cigar accessory brand. Creator of the revolutionary and iconic Xi1 cutter, sells product in thousands of retail locations around the world.
In 1994, wanted to buy a good cigar cutter, but found that both the inexpensive and high-end models underperformed. So, he set out with Scott Almsberger to match good design (ergonomics and function) with the best styling and materials. The result was the Xi cutter, launched in 1996.