Coca-Cola building first U.S. plant in a decade in Houston

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Thursday, May 31, 2018
$250 million Coca-Cola plant coming to Houston
SHARE A COKE WITH HOUSTON: Coca-Cola is building a new plant right here in the Bayou City.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A new $250 million Coca-Cola plant is coming to Houston.

Dallas-based Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages announced Wednesday the 1 million-square-foot facility should be completed in early 2020.

The state-of-the-art center will consolidate production from two facilities and four Houston distribution centers, enhancing Coca-Cola's operations in the southeast region of Texas.

The new facility will include manufacturing with five new production lines, distribution, warehouse and sales.

This is the first new Coca-Cola plant to be built in the United States in a decade.