PepsiCo Beverages North America officially opens $260 million manufacturing expansion in DeKalb County

PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA), a division of PepsiCo, officially inaugurated the brand’s $260 million investment in the expansion of its manufacturing facility in the city of Tucker. The expansion will create at least 136 new full-time jobs, bringing the company’s total workforce in DeKalb County to more than 600 full-time jobs, according to a company press release this week.

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PBNA will expand its facility, at 1644 Rock Mountain Boulevard, by more than 260,000 square feet, with expected completion in late 2024.

The expanded state-of-the-art manufacturing facility will increase production fivefold by 2025, making it one of the largest manufacturing facilities in the company’s portfolio, producing 65 million cases of product per year, or five times the amount of the current installation.

This expansion is in addition to the 172,000 square foot warehouse and large-scale distribution facility recently opened by PBNA in Commerce, GA and the $200 million investment by PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay division. in Perry, GA, announced in July 2020.

Within three years, PepsiCo, through its operating subsidiaries, committed $468 million in capital to the state of Georgia and created approximately 400 new jobs. PepsiCo currently employs 5,240 people across Georgia.

PepsiCo Beverages North America inaugurates the $260 million DeKalb County manufacturing expansion on August 10, 2022 in Stone Mountain, Georgia. (Photo by Derek White/Getty Images for Pepsi)

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