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G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers Expands Columbus, Operations Complex

G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers Inc., a producer and bottler for the Pepsi franchise, plans to expand its operations in Columbus, Ohio. The $24 million project is expected to create 44 jobs.

The investment will include an additional 77,000 square feet at the company’s existing warehouse, new machinery and equipment, and a modernization and expansion of office space. The expansion is scheduled for completion by the end of 2025.

“Our commitment to Columbus has been resolute,” said Tim Trant, CEO with G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers. “We care about this community and look forward to creating more opportunities for the hardworking people who call Columbus home.”

G&J Pepsi-Cola Bottlers, Inc. is the largest family-owned, independent bottler in the PepsiCo franchise system. The company operates 14 locations across Ohio including production, distribution, marketing and blow mold facilities in Columbus. G&J Pepsi has a sister company, Middlestreet Graphics & Display that specializes in point-of-purchase displays and print solutions.

“G&J’s strategic expansion in Columbus speaks to the company’s dedication to serving the community but also highlights the momentum we’re experiencing all across Ohio,” noted J.P. Nauseef, president and CEO of JobsOhio. “We welcome G&J’s continued confidence in the Columbus Region while strengthening our state’s economic vitality.”

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