Quality Importers Trading Company announced the acquisition of XIKAR Inc. This will create the largest premium cigar accessory supplier in the United States, if not the world. Scott Almsberger and Kurt Van Keppel will continue to run operations for XIKAR as minority partners in the new enterprise. They will also assume Executive Vice President roles respectively. Scott and Kurt will both report directly to Michael Cellucci who will continue as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mike Giordano remains as Chief Executive Officer
Quality Importers is now shipping the Palió Vesuvio, a new triple-jet lighter is now shipping. Palió Vesuvio joins their other value-priced torch lighters Treo and the Torcia. Vesuvio is unique in its contoured body and wide trigger. It has an Apex triple-jet flame which is angled to meet at a point allowing for precision and power.
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.
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. 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 has announced a new lighter to the Palió brand, Palió Vesuvio. This line of lighters is value-priced and...
Quality Importers announced 13 new colors for their Stinky Cigar Ashtray lines. Stinky Cigar has been around since 2004 and offers a variety of table top, floor, and cup holder model ashtrays in a variety of of colors and sizes. Stinky Cigar ashtrays have deep wind-proof bowls, easy-to-clean design and unique cigar-hugging stirrups. The signature deep bowl design prevents ash and debris from blowing out and serves as a large reservoir for many cigars requiring fewer trips to empty and clean the ashtray.
Quality Importers has announced a new line for the Humidor Supreme Brend: Skull Series. This includes a variety of desktop...
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 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.