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December, 2009
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12 Imperial
Profile of one of the modern giants that is poised to grow in a tough year and continue to thrive under new leadership
Staff Report

Spotlight Online Feature:
18 Germany
Oversaturation and an economic slump take their effect on one of Europe's most dynamic markets
By Manfred Koerner

22 Far East
Competition growing
By John Parker

28 Leaf Around the World
Why 2010 does not look good.
By Chris Bickers 34 Power of Packaging
Two new packaging innovations that will make a difference
Staff Report

D e p a r t m e n t s

6   Editorial

8   TI Digest

10   Manufacturers News

38   Factory Focus

40   Leaf News

42   Public Affairs

44   People News

46   Advertiser Index

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