TUCKER, GA. — PepsiCo Beverages North America (PBNA), a division of PepsiCo, Inc., broke ground on Aug. 10 on the expansion of its manufacturing facility in Tucker, Ga. The company earlier this year said it would invest $260 million in upgrades at the plant.

PBNA will expand the facility by more than 260,000 square feet. It will increase production at the plant five-fold by 2025, making it one of the largest manufacturing facilities in the company’s portfolio.

The expansion will create at least 136 full-time jobs, increasing the company’s total workforce in Dekalb County to more than 600 employees.

Through its operating facilities, PepsiCo has committed $468 million of capital in Georgia over the past two years. The company in July 2020invested $200 millionto expand its Frito-Lay plant in Perry, Ga.