Rhodia Acetow is a global player in the manufacturing of cellulose acetate fiber, mainly used for the production of cigarette filters. Headquartered in Freiburg (Germany), Rhodia Acetow networks closely with the other production facilities in Brazil, France and Russia.
Rhodia Acetow’s collaborative partnership with customers and suppliers, along with the dedication to a constant open dialogue and a trusting cooperation with the industry's regulatory authorities has ensured that Rhodia Acetow enjoys a lasting positive image and knows the customers needs.
With its commitment to sustainable development, innovation and a high standard of customer service, Rhodia Acetow Innovative Filter Solutions™ is a benchmark for quality and continuous improvement.
These guiding principles are an inherent part of the Rhodia Way and they are effectively implemented in our daily business.
Flagship brands & innovation
RHODIA® Filter Tow including the TOWCUBE® packaging is well known as a reliable product for cigarette filters all over the world. It’s broad range of products including Super Crimp Tow as well as tow for Super Slim filters are highly appreciated in the industry.
In 2010 Rhodia Acetow has developed and launched three new and innovative products to provide filter solutions which enable our customers to always be one step ahead. All these products provide a reliable performance as known for RHODIA® Filter Tow and can be used with existing filter makers:
RHODIA® COLOURED TOW offers endless possiblities in combining colours and different shapes of acetate filter rods and is therefore an unique opportunity for the market to customize cigarette filters. Exceptional, unique, distinctive – RHODIA® COLOURED TOW is now available in red, green, blue, brown, black, pink, purple and yellow.
Rhodia® FilterSorb provides our customers a new profile of filtration. Reducing efficiently many smoke constituents Rhodia® FilterSorb has a different filtration profile than Active Carbon, and a different taste signature, having an impeccable white appearance.
Rhodia® DE-Tow is photodegradable and degrades in the environment 5-10 times faster than standard filter tow. Rhodia® DE-Tow implies our vision for sustainable development by offering our customers an alternative solution towards a cleaner environment. The filtration performance, and filter tow quality is as high as for standard RHODIA® Filter Tow.