Packing the Cigarettes

Hinge lid packer

image of hinge lid packer

Another type of packing machine, a crushproofClick for a glossary definition or Molins hinge lid packer (HLP)Click for a glossary definition, was used on the second floor of the New Cigarette Factory (NCF)Click for a map of L&M's Durham complex. Cigarettes were fed through the dropperClick for a glossary definition into foil wrappers, twenty at a time.