Refresco, a global leader among independent bottlers for retailers and A-brands in Europe and North America, today announced plans to expand operations in Greenville County, South Carolina. The company’s investment is projected to create 25 new jobs.
Founded in 1999, Refresco provides a variety of services from developing new tastes and flavors to providing packaging, storage and distribution.
“The entire team at Refresco in Greer has worked hard to earn this opportunity to grow the business,” said Refresco Greer Plant Manager William Wise. “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.”
“It’s a real reason to celebrate when a company doing business in South Carolina announces an expansion and creates more job opportunities for the people of this state. Refresco’s newest investment is a big win for South Carolina, and we look forward to supporting them as they continue to grow and thrive here for many years to come,” noted South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster.
Located at 1990 Hood Road in Greer, Refresco’s expansion will enable the company to meet growing demand for manufacturing and packing capabilities. 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,” added Secretary of Commerce Bobby Hitt. “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 borders.”
The company’s expansion is expected to be completed by late April 2020. Individuals interested in joining the Refresco team should visit https://www.refresco.com/en/careers/endless-opportunities.
“As the world’s largest independent bottler for retail brands in Europe and North America, Refresco is committed to excellence in their people, processes and the communities they establish operations in. Their decision to expand operations and hire additional employees here in Greenville County is a testament to this community’s business-friendly climate and our commitment to supporting existing industry here,” noted Greenville County Council Chairman and Greenville Area Development Corporation Board Member H.G. “Butch” Kirven.
“Refresco is known for its global procurement expertise that creates quality, availability and cost advantages for customers the world over, and the company is proud to call the city of Greer home to one of its operational facilities,” said City of Greer Mayor Rick Danner. “We commend Refresco for being excellent corporate citizens to our community and congratulate them on their plans to expand operations and hire 25 additional employees here in the city of Greer.”
Since its founding in mid-2001, the GADC team’s efforts have resulted in the announcement of more than 29,000 new jobs and in excess of $5.3 billion in capital investment in Greenville County. To learn more, please visit www.goGADC.com or call (864) 235-2008. To learn more about workforce opportunities, visit www.jobsingreenvillesc.com.