PBV LLC Expands Distribution Operations in Horry County
Pepsi Bottling Ventures LLC Expands Distribution Operations in Horry County
A $15 million investment will add 27 new jobs to its operations and retain over 145 jobs
CONWAY, SC – Pepsi Bottling Ventures LLC (PBV), the largest privately-held manufacturer, distributor, and seller of Pepsi-Cola products in North America, today announced plans to expand distribution operations in Horry County. The company will hire approximately 27 new employees, retain their current 146 employees, and invest more than $15 million in a new 164,850 square foot state-of-the-art distribution warehouse on Water Tower Road in North Myrtle Beach. The new facility ensures that the company can meet the demand of its customers and consumers and plan for future growth.
PBV has operated out of its current distribution warehouse in Conway since 2009. The expansion will relocate the company within the county to the new Palmetto Coast Industrial Park. The new Horry County facility will continue to serve as the company’s only South Carolina location. PBV operates 19 bottling and distribution facilities throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, and Delaware.
The expansion is expected to be complete in the fourth quarter of 2023. Individuals interested in joining the PBV team should visit the company’s career page.
“We are committed to the community of North Myrtle Beach and are excited about the opportunities this investment will bring to our customers, consumers and partners in the region. We thank the city of North Myrtle Beach and its leadership for their support and look forward to serving the community for years to come. We’re excited to be here and play a role in the city’s future growth.” -Pepsi Bottling Ventures, LLC President and Chief Executive Officer Derek Hill
“Horry County has the assets and environment to support world-class businesses such as PBV. Congratulations to PBV, and we look forward to seeing their continued success for years to come.” –Gov. Henry McMaster
“We are excited to announce the expansion of a renowned company like PBV. When an existing company grows within our state, it’s further testament that South Carolina is where companies can find sustained success. Congratulations, and we look forward to strengthening our partnership.” -Secretary of Commerce Harry M. Lightsey III
“Pepsi Bottling Ventures has been in Horry County for more than 20 years. When we learned of their plans for growth, we accepted the challenge to assist in their expansion. Our council is committed to supporting our existing industry, retaining jobs and creating jobs. We look forward to them providing our area with more Pepsi products in their new state-of-the-art facility. Horry County Council is excited to celebrate with Pepsi Bottling Ventures and we wish them much success.”– Horry County Council Chairman, Johnny Gardner
“The City of North Myrtle Beach is proud to welcome Pepsi Bottling Ventures to our great City. Pepsi Bottling Ventures has a long history of success and growth in Horry County, and we are happy to be a part of this new expansion. Members of council recognize just how important this new facility will be, including the economic impact it will have and how it will help diversify our workforce. We know this will be a great partnership with a great group that has a proven track record in our area.”-North Myrtle Beach Mayor, Marilyn Hatley
“Pepsi Bottling Ventures has a rich history in Horry County, and we appreciate their decision to invest and expand operations here. A true partnership of all involved made it possible to assist Pepsi Bottling Ventures in their new location and I am proud to be a part of such teamwork. On behalf of the MBREDC board, staff, and members we want to thank Horry County, the City of North Myrtle Beach, SC Department of Commerce, Horry Electric, SC PowerTeam, Horry County Transportation Committee, Edgewater Ventures, and Waccamaw Land and Timber for making it all possible.” – MBREDC Chairman, Mike Hagg
FIVE FAST FACTS
• Pepsi Bottling Ventures LLC is expanding operations in Horry County.
• Committed to investing $15,081,750 million and creating 27 new jobs over the next five years.
• Pepsi Bottling Ventures is a distributor of Pepsi products in Horry County, SC.
• The company will construct a new 168,850 square-foot facility, in North Myrtle Beach, SC.
• Those looking to apply should visit www.pbvjobs.com.
The MBREDC is a public‐private partnership that works closely with new and existing industries, site selectors, and economic development professionals to promote economic growth in Horry County. Since January of 2012, the MBREDC has announced over 2,000 new jobs including announcements in advanced manufacturing, aerospace, back-office support, health-care, and technology-related businesses. For more information, visit www.mbredc.org.
About Pepsi Bottling Ventures LLC Pepsi Bottling Ventures LLC (PBV) is the largest privately held manufacturer, seller, and distributor of some of the most recognized beverage brands in the world. A joint venture of Suntory Group and PepsiCo, PBV’s beverage portfolio includes popular brands like Pepsi-Cola, MTN Dew, Dr. Pepper, Starbucks, Lipton Teas, Gatorade, and more. Additionally, PBV-owned brands, including Nature’s Twist, Twisted Punch, and Sparkling OH! are distributed to 48 states and Canada through its subsidiary, Ventures Food & Beverage. Headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., PBV has 19 locations in North Carolina, South Carolina, Maryland, and Delaware and over 2,800 employees. Learn more at www.pepsibottlingventures.com.