Altria Group owns three premier tobacco operating companies, each with a leading position in their tobacco category.


  • Philip Morris USA has approximately half of U.S. cigarette market share, led by Marlboro.
  • U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company is the world’s leading producer of moist smokeless tobacco. Copenhagen and Skoal are the leading U.S. premium smokeless tobacco brands.
  • John Middleton’s Black & Mild brand is one of the best-selling machine-made cigars in the U.S.
  • Nu Mark, develops and markets innovative tobacco products for adult tobacco consumers. It sells MarkTen®and Green Smoke® e-vapor products.


While enjoying great success, our companies have faced challenges with a drive to improve and evolve. Our companies are working to align their business practices with society’s expectations by:

  • communicating the health effects of tobacco;
  • marketing products responsibly;
  • helping to prevent underage tobacco use; and
  • helping ensure the sustainability of agriculture supply chains.


We do this while maintaining financial strength and focusing on strategies for long-term growth.


The success of our companies’ brands is directly connected to the talent and expertise of our employees. We invest in and proudly support our employees as they contribute their time, energy and talents to improve the communities where we live and work.