MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- American Snuff Company (ASC), a subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI), today announced the donation of 10 acres of industrial land and buildings to Robertson County, Tennessee.
"American Snuff has a long history with the Springfield community and Robertson County," said Mick Spach, president of ASC. "Many of our employees and farmers who grow our tobacco come from the area."
Located at 901 Central Avenue West in Springfield, the property was formerly used for tobacco processing and includes 10 acres of land and three buildings with combined floor space of more than 191,000 square feet.
"We are very grateful for this generous donation," said Robertson County mayor Howard Bradley. "This prime location opens up a number of growth possibilities for our county. For American Snuff to contribute to our community in this way is greatly appreciated and this donation will have a long-lasting impact on our citizens."
Spach added, "We're confident that Robertson County can use this donation to support future economic development efforts in the region. It's always rewarding to give back to the community, and we're happy to be able to do so with this donation."
American Snuff Company, LLC, a subsidiary of Reynolds American Inc. (NYSE: RAI), is the nation's second-largest manufacturer of smokeless tobacco products. Its leading brands are Grizzly and Kodiak.
To learn more about how Reynolds American and its operating companies are transforming the tobacco industry, visit the transforming tobacco section on the Reynolds American Inc. website.
SOURCE American Snuff Company