Coca-Cola production plant will invest $28.7M to expand Lee County operations.

PositionSouth Atlantic Canners Inc.

South Atlantic Canners Inc., a Coca-Cola production cooperative that includes several Coca-Cola distributors, is investing $28.7 million to expand its operations in Lee County. The investment is expected to create 15 new jobs over the next five years.

South Atlantic Canners is managed by Coca-Cola Consolidated Inc., the largest independent Coca-Cola bottler in the United States. Coca-Cola Consolidated, Inc. distributes and produces more than 300 brands and flavors of beverages across 14 states and Washington, D.C., to more than 60 million people.

"This investment reinforces the commitment of Coca-Cola distributors to manufacture our products in Lee County and South Carolina," said Troy Santoscoy, senior plant director for South Atlantic Canners Inc. "This investment will positively impact our ability to serve our teams, customers and communities, and hopefully encourages future economic development in the region."

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