Our history

Our History

We are Cerulean

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

Our team of technicians, engineers and experts work with a wide client base to deliver a service that will assist you in finding the optimum solution for your ever-changing test needs.

Our global engineering network means that we can support your business wherever your are; global business, local support.

Our History

Our History

2020 - Exclusive distribution partnership with Sirius Automation.
2019 - Automated End-of-line solutions partnership with PCE Group Ltd.
2019 - Cerulean begin exclusively marketing Tews microwave laboratory devices for the tobacco industry.
2017 - G.D acquires Cerulean.
2015 - 'Celsius Instruments' is acquired by Cerulean: a non-invasive temperature measurement device.
2013 - The first dedicated e-cigarette testing device, the CETI8 is launched.
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 - Cigarette Components Limited becomes incorporated as part of the Bunzl group.