Coca-Cola opens new facility

Conway, SC - CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Coca-Cola opened its new distribution facility in Conway on Friday.

The plant was originally located in Conway on Highway 501, but the company decided to move out to their new location at Highway's 905 and 22 to avoid traffic congestion.

"We didn't have any room to grow there, the warehouse was very confined, we didn't have any extra property or space," Alison Patient of Coca-Cola Consolidated said.

The four million dollar investment will create ten new jobs, bringing the total number of workers employed at the facility to 50.

According to a company spokesperson the new plant will handle one million cases of Coke each year.

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