Quality Importers Trading Co launched a new cutter at the PCA trade show earlier this month. The Xikar Revolution is a new kind of rotary action cigar cutter that features synchronized stainless steel blades and power-assisted cutting action.
Quality Importers Trading Company has hired Michael Giannini to their senior management team for a new position, Chief of Customer Engagement. In his new role he will be responsible for the Sales, Marketing, and Messaging initiatives of the company. Giannini has been in the premium cigar business since the early 1980s. While working on a Master’s Degree in Psychology, teaching and cooking professionally on the weekends, his true passion was in the premium cigar business. To pursue this passion, he began working at a local Philadelphia cigar shop as a store manager, and then became co-owner of an independent manufacturer’s representation firm. He left those roles to become the National Sales Manager for Ernesto Perez-Carrillo’s El Credito Cigar Company – while continuing to work on his culinary and fashion skills when time permitted. After the acquisition of El Credito by Swedish Match, the El Credito portfolio merged into General Cigar, where he became Director of Marketing for the La Gloria Cubana brand.
Quality Importers Trading Co is adding a new Freedom Series to their Cigar Caddy line of travel cigar cases. The new series features full-color artwork on the lid celebrating the U.S. Second Amendment and the popular and assertive declaration "Live Free or Die", which is also famously known as the state motto of New Hampshire. The custom artwork is applied at company's in-house printing facility, the Swag Bunker.
Quality Importers has announced the Palió® Ballista, a new tabletop lighter. The company has says this will pair well with their four-cut tabletop cutter and follows the design of their Palio Torcia pocket lighter. It uses an ergonomic capsule-shaped housing with a flame adjuster wheel at the bottom and a large ignition trigger at the top that simultaneously opens and closes the protective burner cover.
Quality Importers has announced a new line for the Humidor Supreme Brend: Skull Series. This includes a variety of desktop...
The Quality Importers HygroSet II Digital Hygrometer is a mainstay in many humidors around the world. This prolific hygrometer has been around forever and hasn't really changed over the years. It doesn't have a lot of bells and whistles, but does it prove its value in reliability? We'll dig deeper and find out.
Palió Basta Palió has been around since 1998. With the rise of large ring gauge cigars reaching up into the...
Quality Importers Trading Co. has announced the Humidor Supreme Balthazar end table humidor. Humidor Supreme is the new line of upscale desktop, furniture and commercial humidors. The new Balthazar takes a modern approach to humidor design, made to be visually appealing as well as funcional. With its minimalistic approach, it uses clean lines with subtle details to fit in any space.
Quality Importers Trading Co. has announced the Palió Siena Oversized Single-jet lighter for the PCA trade show 2021. The Palió Siena is the latest in the companies line of value-priced torch lighters. It has an oversized single-jet flame that provides plenty flame for larger ring gauge cigars and still providing precision lighting for smaller cigars and touch-ups. Its ergonomically contoured body is paired with a wide trigger for comfort and control.
Quality Importers Trading Co. (parent company of Xikar) and Jacob & Co. have collaborated on a new cutter: the XIKAR Xi Dueling Dragons Chasing Flaming Pearl. This is the first in a series of ultra-exclusive, ultra-luxury bespoke cigar accessories and retails for $150,000.