Source: WSOC

Governor Roy Cooper announced that the contract beverage manufacturer Prime Beverage Group will bring a new facility to Kannapolis in Cabarrus County. The $68 million in investments will create over 200 jobs, WSOC reports

“North Carolina is the ideal location to create new products and serve new markets,” Cooper said. “Prime Beverage Group’s first manufacturing facility in our state showcases our readiness to grow jobs and move our state’s economy forward.”

The new facility will be a high-speed manufacturing center. Prime contracts with brand name companies, mixing and packaging their drinks, according to WSOC. The group says they can fill up to 1,500 cans per minute.

“The decision to locate here in Cabarrus County is a reflection of the community of Kannapolis and the workforce that lives here and in the surrounding communities. Prime Beverage Group is excited to make Kannapolis our home,” Jeremy Lantz said. Lantz is the CEO of Prime Beverage Group.

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