$52 Million Dollar investmement

Niagara Bottling to create 40 jobs in Coweta County

by Clay Neely - clay@newnan.com

alt

With 18 locations across the U.S., Niagara Bottling is now the second-largest bottled water manufacturer in the nation. 

The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) announced today that NIagara Bottling, LLC, the nation’s largest private label bottled water supplier, will establish a new facility in Coweta County.

The project, a $52 million investment, will create more than 40 new jobs in the Coweta area.

The company will be building a new 450,000 square foot facility in Shenandoah Park and the expected date of completion is set for late 2014. The facility will package and distribute private label water for its customers as well as the Niagara label. The facility will include one production line with a potential of up to four production lines in the future.

The project was a collaborative effort between the Coweta County Development Authority, GDEcD and Lee & Associates. GDEcD project manager Wylly Harrison assisted the project on behalf of Georgia.

“We are very excited to welcome Niagara Bottling to Coweta County and to the growing list of quality industries in our community,” said Terry Daviston, chairman of the Coweta County Development Authority. “During the location process, the company was very clear that they wanted to locate their new facility in an innovative and dynamic community, and we are very pleased that they found what they were looking for in Coweta County”.

“Niagara Bottling will be a great addition to Coweta County,” said Bob Blackburn, chairman of the Coweta County Commission. “This family-owned company has been in business for more than 50 years and is built on strong family values and a strong work ethic. We appreciate Niagara's investment in Coweta County, and we look forward to working with the company as it expands in the years to come.”



More Local

Looking back

Katrina brought outpouring of generosity from Cowetans

It was Labor Day weekend 2005. I was walking through downtown Newnan, as I usually do sometime that weekend, looking at the bargains being o ... Read More


Lots of Labor Day Weekend events in Coweta

There’s a full calendar of Coweta events for Labor Day weekend. There won’t be a Powers’ Crossroads festival this year &nd ... Read More


Turin celebrates 125 years

The town of Turin, located in eastern Coweta County, celebrated its 125th birthday Saturday with many of the town’s residents, family ... Read More


city council

Municipal qualifying starts Monday

Qualifying for municipal races starts Monday. City Council seats in Newnan, Senoia, Moreland, Turin, Sharpsburg and Haralson are up for elec ... Read More


NTH Turns 150

Open house, magazine to mark milestone

Birthdays are fun! The Newnan Times-Herald is celebrating its 150th birthday soon. The first issue of The Newnan Herald was read by Cowetans ... Read More

First artist-in-residence arrives on Tuesday

Scottish painter Peter Tudhope arrives in Newnan on Tuesday – the first artist-in-residence to use the live-in studio space at Gray Co ... Read More