Virginia Artesian Bottling Company to invest $3 million to increase capacity in Hanover County
RICHMOND, VA – Governor Glenn Youngkin today announced that Virginia Artesian® Bottling Company, a family-owned bottled water company, will invest $3 million to expand in Hanover County. The company will expand its warehouse space to increase capacity and add an additional blow mold line to its existing in Mechanicsville. The project will create 13 new jobs.
“From small start-ups to family-owned enterprises, homegrown businesses like Virginia Artesian Bottling Company are the lifeblood of our economic ecosystem,” said Governor Glenn Youngkin. “The Commonwealth’s notable abundance of water resources helps our food and beverage industry thrive, and we are proud to support this homegrown Virginia business expanding and creating new jobs in Hanover County.”
“Food and beverage processing is Virginia’s second-largest manufacturing sector, and our success in this booming industry is evidenced by the companies that continue to invest in the Commonwealth,” said Secretary of Commerce and Trade Caren Merrick. “Virginia Artesian Bottling Company has thrived since its beginnings in Hanover County more than two decades ago, and I am thrilled to see this expansion take a family business into its next era of growth and innovation.”
“Enhancing our operations in Virginia was an easy decision,” said Steve Brown, co-owner of Virginia Artesian Bottling Company. “The strong work ethic of our team members and support of fellow business community makes growing the business enjoyable.”
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