South Atlantic Canners, Inc. (South Atlantic Canners), a Coca-Cola production cooperative that includes several Coca-Cola distributors, plans to expand its Lee County operations. The $28.7 million investment will create 15 new jobs over the next five years.

“South Atlantic Canners’ expansion is yet another indication that companies are not only finding success in South Carolina but also recognize it as a place where they can continue to thrive for years to come. This expansion is a clear indication of their confidence in our state, and we look forward to continuing our partnership for years to come.” –Gov. Henry McMaster

Located in Bishopville, South Atlantic Canners plans to renovate its existing facility and add new, state-of-the-art equipment. South Atlantic Canners is managed by Coca-Cola Consolidated.

“This investment reinforces the commitment of Coca-Cola distributors to manufacture our products in Lee County and South Carolina. This investment will positively impact our ability to serve our team, customers and communities, and hopefully encourages future economic development in the region.” -South Atlantic Canners, Inc. Senior Plant Director Troy Santoscoy

The expansion is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2027. Initial hiring for new positions is underway; interested applicants should visit for more information. 



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