Niagara Bottling To Open New Production Facility in Opelika



Opelika Mayor Gary Fuller and Gov. Kay Ivey are pleased to announce that Niagara Bottling, LLC, a leading beverage manufacturer in the U.S., has chosen Opelika as the home of their new production facility. The new facility will be located in the Northeast Opelika Industrial Park along Interstate 85. The capital investment is estimated to be $112 million and will initially create 50 new jobs.

“Niagara Bottling’s decision to locate its new production facility in Opelika is a testament to Alabama’s strong business climate and the many advantages we can offer companies looking to energize their growth plans,” Ivey said. “Niagara Bottling is making a significant investment to launch this operation, and we are happy that the company chose to do it in Sweet Home Alabama.”

 Greg Canfield, Secretary of the Alabama Department of Commerce added, “The top-level priorities of Alabama’s economic development team are creating meaningful job opportunities for citizens around the state and bringing in new investment to invigorate communities. We look forward to seeing Niagara Bottling grow and thrive in Opelika because that perfectly aligns with our strategic economic development objectives.”

Niagara Bottling Executive Vice President Brian Hess shared, “We value the highly competitive and attractive combination of location, infrastructure, logistics and workforce in Opelika. Niagara has built a strong team and community relationships throughout the United States, and looks forward to maintaining our leadership in the areas of manufacturing, innovation, supply chain and overall environmental stewardship.”

Fuller said, “It is truly an honor when an industry chooses to invest in our community. We are glad to assist Niagara Bottling in their continued success.”


Family owned and operated since 1963, Niagara Bottling is a leading beverage manufacturer in the U.S. providing healthy hydration for the entire family at a value. For more information, visit


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