Imagine this, you’re in the year 1958, working at the Atlantic Bottling plant. You’re bottling 2,400 cases per day. That’s 58,000 bottles per day. Suddenly it’s 1960 and you’re putting Coca-Cola in cans. The popularity is incredible. Now back to today, 2015, you’re at the Atlantic Bottling plant producing 18,000 cases of Coca-Cola cans per … Continue reading My How Things Change
Everyone knows that Iowa weather is unpredictable, but everyone also knows that the summer is most likely going to be brutal. High heat and high humidity. That’s what’s expected and 9 times out of 10 that’s what we get. The Iowa State Fair is right around the corner and attendee’s know this heat far too … Continue reading Beat the Heat
#Throwback Thursday – On June 15, 1989, Atlantic Bottling Company moved into its current location on the corner of Alice’s Road and Hickman Road. Did you know that Atlantic Bottling Company provided their own water lines and propane heating system? When Atlantic Bottling Company built the Waukee facility they also didn’t use any city, county, … Continue reading Danger- Private Enterprise at Work!
During WWII, bottlers had to find a new way to cap their beverages because all of the metal was being used in the war effort. Henry F. Tyler was the man who figured out a new way to cap bottles . In 1943, Henry created a new piece of machinery to cap bottles using tin bottle … Continue reading #WayBackWednesday
Wow! We’re already on day two of July which means the 4th is right around the corner! Before the big weekend starts, check out the awesome deals that are out there on Coke products! Continue reading The 4th is Near