Pepsi to manufacture its own plastics bottles at Latham, NY facility


Pepsi Beverages Co. has invested nearly $10 million in its Latham, NY facility for a project that replaced merchant-supplied bottles with plastic bottles blowmolded on-site.

Pepsi created five new jobs as a result of this manufacturing process change. A total of 325 employees now work at the Latham facility, 167 of them in manufacturing.

Pepsi received $286,000 from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for the project, which is part of New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's Regional Council initiatives....
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