Alkaline Water Co. to Triple Manufacturing Capacity in Southeast to Meet Growing Demand
Current co-packer Nantze Springs has agreed to add new Alkaline 88 equipment that will allow production of up to 500,000 gallons a month for our Southeastern expansion
SCOTTSDALE, AZ -- (Marketwired) -- 10/27/16 -- The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCQB: WTER) (the "Company"), developers of an innovative, state-of-the-art proprietary electrolysis beverage process packaged and sold in 500ml, 700ml, 1-liter, 3-liter and 1-gallon sizes under the trade name Alkaline88, is pleased to announce that together with Nantze Springs, its Arlington, Georgia co-packer, Alkaline88 will expand current production capacity before the year's end. With the addition of new equipment and tanks, the plant will be able to generate up to $1 million per month in wholesale production.
Richard A. Wright, COO of The Alkaline Water Company, comments, "Nantze Springs is a great facility and the ownership has been fantastic to work with. We are just fortunate that they saw this as a win-win and agreed to put forth the effort to make this a reality. By expanding in an existing co-packer, we have eliminated the learning curve and will see immediate benefits. As we begin our rapid expansion into the Southeastern USA, this new capacity will be critical to our continued success and speed to market for all five Alkaline88 SKUs. This is a very strategic expansion that will help us meet the growth we need to become a national brand."
About Nantze Springs
Nantze Springs is a state-of-the-art bottling facility located in rural Arlington, Georgia, near Albany. Its home office is in Dothan, Alabama, the hub of the Wiregrass Region. Bottling began at Nantze Springs in 1991. This family-owned business has grown with a dedicated diligence to exceptional customer service and commitment to its customers. With their history of family, faith and hard work, it is their mission at Nantze Springs to provide quality products with exceptional service, keeping customers at heart. This mission can only be obtained through education, support and the unity of our company family. http://www.nantzesprings.com
About The Alkaline Water Company Inc. (OTCQB: WTER):
The Alkaline Water Company Inc. has developed an innovative, state-of-the-art, proprietary electrolysis process that produces healthy alkaline water for a balanced lifestyle. The company is focused on the business of distributing and marketing the retail sale of its cost-effectively packaged Alkaline88 water beverage products. The Alkaline Water Company Inc. is currently in the midst of a national mass-market expansion program and is available for consumer sales at major retail locations across the United States. Learn more about The Alkaline Water Company Inc. by visiting: www.thealkalinewaterco.com.
Alkaline88 is a premier bottled alkaline drinking water with an 8.8-pH balance. Enhanced with trace minerals and electrolytes, the product offers consumers the unique opportunity to purchase alkaline water in conveniently packaged 500ml, 700ml, and 1-liter, 3-liter and 1-gallon sizes. Learn more about the science of Alkaline88 at www.alkaline88.com.
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Released October 27, 2016