Coca-Cola Bottling United Opens $86M Sales, Distribution Center in Metro Atlanta
UNION CITY, GA. — Birmingham, Ala.-based Coca-Cola Bottling Co. United Inc., the second largest privately held Coca-Cola bottler in North America, has opened an $86 million, 456,000-square-foot sales and distribution center in the south Atlanta suburb of Union City. Approximately 36 million cases of beverages will be loaded and shipped annually from the facility, known as South Metro Sales Center. The property includes a 375,000 square-foot warehouse, 25,000-square-foot fleet maintenance area, 36,000 square feet of administration space and a 20,000-square-foot service department for equipment and vending repair. The facility is located at 4913 Mason Road, 17 miles southwest of downtown Atlanta and 10 miles west of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Approximately 750 employees work at the facility, which has a payroll of more than $41 million. General contractor Brasfield & Gorrie began construction at the site in early 2018. System Logistics built the warehousing system technology at the facility.