AC Strengthens Distribution Capacity in Coahuila

AC Strengthens Distribution Capacity in Coahuila


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AC Strengthens Distribution Capacity in Coahuila

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Monclova, Coahuila, October 29, 2021.-Arca Continental, one of the top Coca-Cola bottlers in the world, today opened a new Distribution Center in this city that will service thousands of customers and consumers in the municipalities of Monclova, Castaños, and Frontera, with an investment for 216 million pesos.

The opening ceremony was presided by the governor of Coahuila, Miguel Ángel Riquelme Solís, who was accompanied by the Mayor of Monclova, Alfredo Paredes López, and other local and state authorities. They were hosted by Arca Continental’s Chairman of the Board of Directors, Jorge Humberto Santos Reyna, the company’s CEO, Arturo Gutiérrez, and Enrique Pérez Barba, Director for Arca Continental Mexico.

During the event and visit, it was noted that the new distribution center replaces the one that served this area for 60 years, establishing a precedent for the private industry in the region and for the commitment to the development of Coahuila and its population, which whom a sense of community has been built in the surroundings of this facility.

In his participation, the governor of the state highlighted the social commitment that Arca Continental has shown historically to strengthen the comprehensive development of the communities in which it operates.

“I want to thank the Arca Continental executives once again for putting their trust in Coahuila. They are beginning operations in a very timely moment for the success of this investment, and I want to also thank them for helping us accelerate the economic reactivation process for this great and thriving region,” he stated.


The new facility, built on 5.2 hectares and including 10,660 m2 of construction, is equipped to store 7,000 merchandise pallets and 97 tons of refrigerated products. It will be operated by 340 employees that will serve more than 5,400 modern channel and storekeeper customers, who constitute an economic driver for Mexico and Mexican families.


“It is only because of the collective effort that it has been possible to build this dream and create new job and development opportunities for the people of the state. Without a doubt, it will be only with the shared collaboration between authorities, companies, and society that we will be able to face our current challenges and achieve the demanding goals we have set for ourselves,” stated Jorge Humberto Santos Reyna, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Arca Continental.

Arturo Gutiérrez, the company’s CEO, thanked employees and congratulated them for this new work center. He also recognized the community of Monclova for their hospitality and good disposition to make a joint effort to benefit society.

Likewise, the new facility is consistent with Arca Continental’s sustainability principles by efficiently using water and energy thanks to technologies such as a rainwater harvesting system, a water treatment plant, and an ecological led lighting system, among other characteristics.

With the start of operations of this new distribution center, Arca Continental reaffirms its commitment to continue investing in every territory where it operates with the goal of generating shared value and supporting the development of communities.


About Arca Continental

Arca Continental produces, distributes, and markets beverages under The Coca-Cola Company brand, as well as snacks under the Bokados brand in Mexico, Inalecsa in Ecuador, and Wise and Deep River in the United States. With an outstanding history spanning more than 95 years, Arca Continental is the second-largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America, and one of the largest in the world. Through its Coca-Cola franchise, the company serves more than 123 million people in the Northern and Western regions in Mexico, as well as in Ecuador, Peru, in the Northern region of Argentina, and in the Southwestern United States. Arca Continental is listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange under the ticker “AC.” For more information about Arca Continental, please visit


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