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Coca-Cola gets $90m to ramp up operation

  • Posted on Monday 27th, February 2017.

Coca-Cola Amatil has announced has been granted $90m to develop its automated capabilities at its manufacturing facility in Richlands, Queensland.

“Additional capacity will be developed at Richlands with a further $90 million investment to install a new glass production line and new dairy and juice production capacity,” said Alison Watkins, Managing Director Coca-Cola Amatil Group.

“This investment will optimise our national logistics network and modernise our supply chain with greater use of technology and automation across a wider range of products.

“This $90 million investment will optimise our national logistics network and modernise our supply chain with greater use of technology and automation across a wider range of products.”

In addition, Watkins also announced the planned closure of Coca-Cola Amantil’s manufacturing facilities in South Australia in 2019.

“We have now identified additional consolidation opportunities across the Australian supply chain and will close our South Australian manufacturing facilities in 2019,” she added. “This is not a decision that we take lightly, however we know we must modernise and invest in new capability.”

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