Anheuser-Busch announces expansion in Jacksonville

Anheuser-Busch announces a $170 million expansion project at its Metal Container Corporation (MCC) facility in Jacksonville.

The project will create approximately 75 new jobs at the facility and is part of the company’s plan to increase production of the poplar Budweiser and Bud Light aluminium bottles.

Peter Kraemer, vice president of supply at Anheuser-Busch, explains, “We are pleased to maintain such strong partnerships with the city of Jacksonville and state of Florida, where we’ve proudly brewed beers, produced packaging and done business for nearly 50 years.

“The growing demand for our Budweiser and Bud Light aluminium bottles has helped drive growth and development in Jacksonville.”

Bryan Sullivan, Jacksonville plant manager at Metal Container Corporation, adds, “Selecting Jacksonville as the next site for aluminium bottle production is a tremendous opportunity for our employees and local community as we increase production and add sustainable local jobs.”

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