• U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co.
2020

interior of the original snuff shop in nashville
2019
The Original Snuff Shop opens in Nashville, Tn., combining a retail area carrying Copenhagen products with an engagement space celebrating U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company's brands.
detail of proposed copenhagen snuff fine cut modified risk communication
2018
U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Company submits application to market Copenhagen Snuff Fine Cut as a modified risk tobacco product (MRTP). Application pending FDA approval.
animated gif of us smokeless manufacturing composite
2009
Altria acquires UST, Inc.
gavel and book on wooden table
1999
United States Tobacco Company becomes the only smokeless tobacco manufacturer to sign the Smokeless Master Settlement Agreement with 45 state attorneys general.
collage of vintage us smokeless tobacco imagery, including copenhagen snuff
1997
United States Tobacco Company celebrates the 175th anniversary of Copenhagen by introducing Copenhagen Long Cut.
chateau ste. michelle winery at dusk
1974
UST, Inc. enters the wine business by acquiring Chateau Ste. Michelle, Washington's largest winery.
detail of US tobacco company's 1961 annual report celebrating golden anniversary, set against hanging tobacco leaves
1961
United States Tobacco Company celebrates its 50th anniversary.
1947
The number of United States Tobacco Company stockholders grows to 8,632, representing a dramatic 72 percent increase in five years' time.
vintage photo of women working at machines in united states tobacco facility
1936
United States Tobacco Company constructs new packing and finishing department in Nashville, Tn.
vintage photo of skoal truck
1934
United States Tobacco Company introduces Skoal, a wintergreen-flavored smokeless tobacco.
vintage photo of men working at machines at US tobacco company facility
1931
Despite the Great Depression, United States Tobacco Company is one of just a handful of companies to retain all its employees and never miss a dividend payment.
vintage photo of delivery trucks at united states tobacco company
1911
Weyman-Bruton becomes the United States Tobacco Company.
vintage copenhagen snuff products and memorabilia
1890
Production of Copenhagen Snuff outpaces that of all Weyman & Bros.' other brands for the first time.
1822
George Weyman, inventor of Copenhagen Snuff, opens his tobacco shop in Pittsburgh. This is the foundation of the future United States Tobacco Company.
1822