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DrinkPAK Establishes Fort Worth, Texas, Production Operations

Beverage manufacturer DrinkPAK plans to establish operations in Fort Worth, Texas. The approximately $452 million project is expected to create 1,000 jobs by 2026.

The two new facilities, 1.5-million-square-feet and 1.3-million-square-feet, will be located at 35 Eagle and Carter Park East. Production is scheduled for late 2024 and early 2025.

"We are thrilled to expand our advanced manufacturing organization in Fort Worth and look forward to creating new jobs, working with local businesses, and becoming an integral part of the community,” said Nate Patena, Chief Executive Officer of DrinkPAK. “The City of Fort Worth, Denton County and Tarrant County have been incredible partners in this process, and we are grateful for the opportunity to build two new state-of-the-art facilities that will enable us to manufacture more high-quality drinks for the best brands in the world.”

Fort Worth city officials approved a 10-year tax abatement of up to 70 percent of incremental real and business personal property.

“We extend a warm welcome and our sincere thanks to DrinkPAK as they embark on their expansion journey in Fort Worth.” noted Robert Allen, president and CEO of the Fort Worth Economic Development Partnership. “We are thrilled to have a company of DrinkPAK's caliber choosing North Texas as its new home. Their significant investment in our region, along with the creation of 1,000 new jobs, exemplifies their commitment to the growth and prosperity of our community."

DrinkPAK is a contract manufacturer of alcoholic and non-alcoholic canned beverages, providing full-service support for procurement, batching, processing, filling, packaging, warehousing, and distribution.

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