Sports Beverage Company BANG ENERGY to Open First Southeastern Manufacturing and Distribution Facility in Lithia Springs
September 18, 2020 at 11:00 AM EDT
ATLANTA, Sept. 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that energy and sports beverage company BANG ENERGY will invest $145 million in opening its first Southeastern manufacturing and distribution facility in Lithia Springs, delivering 600 new jobs to Douglas County.
“Bang Energy is yet another American success story of entrepreneurship and risk-taking,” said Governor Kemp. “The company’s decision to establish its very first Southeastern manufacturing and distribution facility in Lithia Springs is a testament to the state’s unmatched logistics network and highly skilled workforce. I’m confident the state’s pro-business environment will help support Bang Energy’s growth as the company continues to create new jobs and opportunities for hardworking Georgians.”
Headquartered in Weston, Florida, Bang Energy is a leading manufacturer and seller of energy drinks and beverages, dietary supplements, and sports nutrition products. The company and its affiliate brands include Bang®, Meltdown® 1-Keto™, Redline®, Redline Cognitive Candy™, Noo-Fuzion™ and Stoked™. These products are offered throughout the United States and abroad. Once fully operational, the more than 644,000-square-foot facility, located at 7705 Staples Drive, will have the capacity to produce more than 4,000 cans per day.
“We’re very excited to extend our portfolio of businesses in the community and welcome a unique company like Bang Energy to Douglasville,” said Douglasville Mayor, Rochelle Robinson. “Bringing such a large number and wide diversity of jobs will be an asset to the local economy. We have worked hard to be a business-friendly community and the addition of Bang Energy only helps to solidify that reputation.”
“Congratulations to Bang Energy on their selection of Douglas County as the home of their new manufacturing facility,” said Katie Kirkpatrick, president and CEO of the Metro Atlanta Chamber. “With metro Atlanta’s reputation as a manufacturing and distribution leader, we look forward to supporting Bang Energy as they ramp up their operations and continue to grow into the future.”
Project Manager Alex Jones represented the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s (GDEcD) Global Commerce division on this competitive project in partnership with the Development Authority of Douglas County, the Metro Atlanta Chamber, and Georgia Power.
About Bang Energy
For more information, please contact BANG ENERGY at email@example.com.