New jobs coming to Florence County after beverage manufacturer invests $70 million

New jobs coming to Florence County after beverage manufacturer invests $70 million
A beverage manufacturer is expected to bring dozens of new jobs to Florence County. (Source: WWNY)

FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) – A beverage manufacturer is expected to bring dozens of new jobs to Florence County.

According to a press release from the Governor’s office, a $70 million investment by Niagara Bottling is projected to create 70 new jobs over the next five years.

Niagara Bottling, which manufactures a variety of bottled water and beverage products, is constructing a facility at Pee Dee Touchstone Energy Commerce Park in Florence.

“When a company like Niagara Bottling decides to invest in South Carolina and our citizens, it signals to the world that South Carolina is open for business. This $70 million investment is a real reason to celebrate in Florence County and throughout South Carolina,” Gov. Henry McMaster said.

Operations are expected to be online by the first quarter of 2021.

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