HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — A private-label water bottling company is locating its operations in Hinds County.
Premium Waters will build a 210,000 square-foot facility in the J.C. McDonald Industrial Park.
“We went through a rigorous site selection process and are very pleased to have selected Hinds County to build our technically advanced bottled water facility,” said Premium Waters Vice President Supply Chain Bernie Zarda. “Hinds County and the Jackson area met our criteria for investment including a supportive labor market and excellent access to our customers in the region.”
The company said this is a $25 million investment and will create 42 jobs.
The Mississippi Development Authority is assisting with infrastructure and site improvements. Hinds County is assisting with additional public infrastructure improvements.
“Mississippi is a manufacturing state, and Premium Waters’ new employees will ensure the company enjoys many years of success in Hinds County.”
Premium Waters plans to begin construction this month. They hope to start production there next year in April.