MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Montgomery's Coca-Cola Bottling Company, a division of Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, announced Friday it will be bringing a $35 million dollar investment to the capital city.
Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, which is headquartered in Birmingham, is the third largest Coca-Cola bottling company in the United States. The Montgomery facility began operations as a division of Coca-Cola UNITED in November. As a result, 37 new jobs were added to the 247 existing jobs at the facility.
Officials with the company say they recently purchased the 850,000 square foot building on Westport Boulevard and have begun extensive renovations to the facility. Completion is anticipated for May 2015.
"Having Coca-Cola UNITED as a new partner in our community is outstanding news for Montgomery," said Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Chairman of the Board of Directors Leslie L. Sanders. "Not only is this a plus in terms of economic development, it is also beneficial for our entire community as this company is well-known for its corporate citizenship. We look forward to a great relationship."
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