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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Coca-Cola sells plants in Maryland, Virginia

Atlanta-based Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) will sell nine bottling plants to three independent bottlers, including two facilities in Maryland and one in Virginia.

Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated will acquire production facilities in Sandston, Virginia, Baltimore and Silver Spring.

Coca-Cola did not immediately respond to an email request for number of employees in Maryland and Virginia impacted, or their future employment status.

Other facilities, in Indianapolis, Portland, Indiana, Cincinnati, New Orleans, Phoenix and Denver will be acquired by Consolidated, Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, and Swire Coca-Cola USA.


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