Refresco expanding operations in Greenville County.


Refresco, an independent bottler for retailers and brand-name products in Europe and North America, will expand its Greenville County operations. The investment is projected to create 25 new jobs, according to the Greenville Area Development Corp.

Founded in 1999, Refresco provides a variety of services from developing new tastes and flavors to providing packaging, storage and distribution. The company has 59 manufacturing sites in Europe and North America, according to its website.

"The entire team at Refresco in Greer has worked hard to earn this opportunity to grow the business," Refresco Greer Plant Manager William Wise said in the news release. "They have demonstrated consistency in manufacturing excellence, and as a result, have attracted new business and new customers. We are excited to take this next step and to build on our success."

Located at 1990 Hood Road in Greer, Refresco's expansion will enable the company to meet growing demand for manufacturing and packing capabilities, the news release said. Additional packaging, processing and quality testing equipment will be procured as part of this expansion.

"It's always refreshing when a company thrives in the Palmetto State," S.C. Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt said in the release. "Refresco's latest investment in Greenville County is a terrific example of how local, regional and state economic development leaders can work together to ensure South Carolina businesses have every opportunity to grow and expand within our...

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