ACAPULCO, MEXICO - Grupo Embotellador de Mexico SA de CV of Mexico City has opened a new water bottling plant in Acapulco. Gemex is supplying the Pacific coast resort city with its Electropura brand from the facility, the company's fifth water bottling plant.
The other units are in Cancun, Merida and the Mexico City area.
The Acapulco plant initially will produce three products: a 16-ounce PET bottle with twist-off cap; a 11/2-liter PET bottle with twist-off cap; and a 5-gallon PVC bottle.
Gemex, one of Mexico's largest bottlers, is partly owned by Pepsi-Cola Inc. and is the U.S. company's leading soft drink bottler in Mexico.