Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE: KDP) today announced plans to build a new state-of – the-art warehouse and manufacturing plant in Allentown, Pennsylvania. It is anticipated that the company will invest about $200 million in capital and generate nearly 400 jobs in the Allentown area.
This new plant offers extra, extremely efficient, capacity to KDP for new and existing products. Moreover, by offering large-scale warehouse activities, this facility will assist the company streamline its distribution footprint in the Northeast.
“KDP is focused on building an integrated, best-in-class manufacturing network that supports the production of all beverages in all categories,” said Fernando Cortes, KDP Chief Supply Chain Officer. “Our new facility in Allentown and additional supply chain investments in existing facilities support our vision for providing a beverage for every consumer. We are excited to become part of the Allentown community as we continue to invest in new and exciting opportunities for growth.”
“My administration has been committed to finding the right company to utilize this site, and we are proud that Keurig Dr Pepper has agreed to expand its operations and create new jobs in the commonwealth,” said Gov. Wolf. “Today’s announcement is great news for the Lehigh Valley region.”
For more information on career opportunities for the new plant, visit www.keurigdrpepper.com/careers.