The facility, which is the size of more than four football fields, will bring 65 new jobs to the area and house 300 employees at full capacity.
The facility has also been designed with sustainability features such as solar charging for delivery trailers and electric material handling equipment for increased energy efficiency and safety.
An opening event last week was attended by more than 250 local PBNA employees, as well as Johannes Evenblij, president PBNA West Division; Josh Crosman, vice president GM strategy and transformation PBNA West Division; and Arturo Petrozza, vice president/general manager West Division.
“PepsiCo has a longstanding commitment to the communities in which it operates,” says the company. “With a presence in Arizona since the mid-1970s, PepsiCo is furthering its investment in the greater Phoenix metro community as it continues to grow through sustainable business solutions and new job opportunities for its residents. The new Goodyear facility services the West side of the Phoenix metro area and is designed to accommodate more than ten years of high growth in the region.”