125 jobs expected with expansion of Coca-Cola plant

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Published: Feb 09 2012 07:00:00 PM EST   Updated On: Feb 09 2012 10:33:02 PM EST

More than one hundred new jobs are coming to Lehigh County, thanks to the expansion of Coca-Cola's bottling plant.

Officials from The Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation say Coca-Cola's bottling plant in Upper Macungie Township is planning a $46-million dollar expansion project.

They made the announcement at a meeting held at the Mack Truck Customer Center in Allentown Thursday evening.

Officials say the expansion will create125 new jobs by the end of this year.