Coca-Cola to invest $28 million in Montgomery facility, add more jobs

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Coca-Cola Bottling Company United Inc. on Friday announced plans to invest $28 million in its Montgomery, Ala. plant.

The funds will go towards improvements at the production facility and warehouse, which includes a $23 million expansion of production capability and another $5 million to expand the warehouse. The project is expected to be completed in mid-2018 and will add around 48 jobs to the existing 460 between the two facilities.

The company made the announcement at its Montgomery Sales Center, as part of a bus tour of local industries.

“Coca-Cola United continues to invest in Montgomery as a way to better serve our customers and communities in the important River Region,” said President and CEO John Sherman. “This community became part of the Coca-Cola United family in 2014, and the dedication and commitment of our team here is second to none.”

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United acquired the operations in Montgomery in 2014 from The Coca-Cola Company.