Who We Are

SPI are specialists in providing innovative adhesive, flavour and other liquid application systems for the tobacco industry.

Founded by Chairman Paul Leverick and later joined by Managing Director Henry Tuck, SPI now has an experienced team of people with over 60 years of experience dedicated to creating high quality solutions for cigarette, cigar, filter and other tobacco manufacturing operations around the world.

We have worked in various disciplines within the cigarette, filter, cigar and other tobacco sectors, working with a wide variety of multinational, local and OEM companies to create more efficient, flexible and higher quality production processes.


We provide solutions based on our core areas of expertise which include:

  • Knowledge and understanding of the Tobacco Industry, its processes and machinery 
  • Long experience of fluid control and automation systems
  • High accuracy micro-precision pump and valve technologies
  • Precision sensors
  • High speed control and signal processing systems 
  • Web handling technology

We design, assemble and test all the equipment ourselves and we can install and commission systems if required.

We are based in the UK, but have a network of Distributors and Agents around the world who can provide local contact and support for our customers.