It was announced recently that the Chattanooga facility was getting a major expansion of its distribution territory.
The company plans to build a new 290,000-square foot distribution and sales facility. Other construction and improvements include ancillary automobile parking, roadways, truck docks, truck and trailer maneuvering and parking areas, stormwater management system, lighting and landscaping.
The firm has 487 employees in Chattanooga. In order to accommodate the expansion, 203 employees will remain at the existing bottling facility while the distribution and regional offices will be transferred to a new location along with the additional 43 new jobs.
Founded in 1902, the local bottler produces and distributes more than 400 beverages and 6 million cases each year.