Trinidad Match Limited

In 2022 Trinidad Match Limited (TML) celebrated 135 years in business as CARICOM’s sole manufacturer of regular Safety Matches. After becoming a wholly owned subsidiary of the ANSA McAL Group in 1992, the company has since expanded its range of products to include Household and Extra-Long matches in 2014, with Glass Jar and Pillar candles being introduced in 2018.

The company produces and owns three brands of matches; the ubiquitous Three Plumes brand as well as Swinger and Masters Army & Navy while the candle brands include Brilliant, Halo, Aura and Three Plumes. The match brands are the market leaders throughout the English-speaking Caribbean and the company is currently working to grow market share throughout the Regional and Extra-Regional markets, including Haiti, Cuba and the Dominican Republic.