On the closing night of Procigar, it was announced that Arnold André would be joining the Dominican cigar association as the 12th active member.

Arnold André was founded in 1817. The company is based in Germany, but owns the Arnold André Dominicana S.R.L. factory in Santiago. It is a major player in the machine-made space but also in the premium handmade space.

Procigar is an organization of cigar manufacturers based in the Dominican Republic. The following are the 12 active members of Procigar:

  • Arnold André
  • De Los Reyes Cigars
  • General Cigar Dominicana
  • La Aurora
  • La Flor Dominicana
  • Oettinger Davidoff
  • PDR Cigars
  • Quesada Cigars
  • Tabacalera Arturo Fuente
  • Tabacalera de Garcia
  • Tabacalera La Alianza
  • Tabacalera Palma