We aspire to create a better growing world in which high-quality products and ingredients are produced through sustainable practices, traceable for social, environmental and production information, and support the well-being of farmers and the communities with whom we work.
“Everything we do is to transform people’s lives so that together we can grow a better world.”
Dibrell Brothers (leaf trading operation) formed
Standard Commercial founded
Standard Commercial enters into contract with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. to provide oriental leaf for CAMEL cigarettes, the first successful blended cigarette
A.C. Monk & Co. incorporated in Farmville
Standard Commercial and Salzman Tobacco Co. Ltd. form Trans-Continental Leaf Tobacco Co. to oversee Far East operations
Dibrell Brothers establishes first threshing plant in the United States
Standard Commercial and Thapawnog form Siam Tobacco Export Corp. (STEC) in Thapawong
Standard Commercial acquisition of Andrew Chalmers, resulting in an expansion of operations in Malawi
A.C. Monk acquires the Austin Co. and becomes Monk-Austin
First reforestation projects in Brazil
Dibrell Brokers and Monk-Austin merge to create DIMON
DIMON acquires Intabex rights, becomes 2nd largest independent leaf merchant
DIMON and Standard Commercial merge to create AOI
Began reporting sustainability data publicly through CDP
Developed GMS, giving us the capability to trace products from seed to finished product
Introduced the Agricultural Labor Practices program
AOI and China Tobacco finalize joint venture in Brazil, forming the first international joint venture with China Tobacco
Established first e-liquids joint venture, Purilum
Established united purpose for company (our WHY)
Launched Pyxus International, Inc.
As Pyxus evolves to meet and exceed the needs of the next generation, we aspire to have a positive impact on our contracted farmers, suppliers, customers, and our environment.