Our history

Our History

We are Cerulean

Cerulean manufacture and supply equipment for the Tobacco Industry including quality control instrumentation, test and measuring equipment.

Our History

Our History

2017 - G.D acquires Cerulean.
2015 - 'Celsius Instruments' is acquired by Cerulean: a non-invasive temperature measurement device.
2012 - Cerulean buy ‘Newton Instruments’ which included carton testing devices and air sampling units.
2007 - Cerulean's first rotary smoking machine, CR20 launched.
2001 - Company is renamed as Cerulean and new brand identity launched.
2000 - Molins PLC acquire Filtrona Instruments and Automation.
1993 - Company moves to its current location in Milton Keynes.
1992 - First QTM stacks sold to BAT Southampton.
1982 - First tube packing machines supplied to Betts of Colchester.
1961 - Cigarette Components Ltd. form Filtrona Development Ltd.  based in Bletchley UK.
1945 - Cigarettes Components Limited becomes incorporated as part of the Bunzl group.