[SeMissourian.com] Fair ~ 92°F  
Heat Advisory
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Pepsi, Hayti talking about transfer plant

Friday, October 15, 2004

Business Today

HAYTI -- The Board of Aldermen got a bit of good news from Mayor Richard Ashbaugh at its meeting Sept. 27. Ashbaugh said the Pepsi Cola Co. of Marion, Ill., has been looking at a building in Hayti in which to locate a transfer station.

"This is something where they would load their distribution trucks," he said.

Ashbaugh said Pepsi opened a similar transfer station in Paris, Tenn., which proved successful, and is now in the process of building a million dollar distribution center there. He said Pepsi is looking at a two-year lease in Hayti, and the city would have to extend water and sewer service to the proposed site.

"This would not be a money-making deal now, although it would create a few more jobs that we need in Hayti," the mayor said. "But if they do like they've done in Paris, it would be a big asset to us."

Ashbaugh said the firm had looked at sites in Kennett, but likes the proximity of the site in Hayti to U.S. 412 and Interstate 55.

Fact Check
See inaccurate information in this story?

Respond to this story

Posting a comment requires free registration. If you already have an account on seMissourian.com or semoball.com, enter your username and password below. Otherwise, click here to register.


Password:  (Forgot your password?)

Your comments:
Please be respectful of others and try to stay on topic.