STAMFORD – Nestlé Waters North America’s presence in Michigan represents some 765 jobs and generates around $ 160 million annually for the state’s economy, according to a new study commissioned by the Stamford-based company amid concerns about the company’s environmental impact.
Ice Mountain-branded water, which is bottled at a plant in Mecosta County, western Michigan and sold in the Midwest, is driving Nestlé Waters’ expansion of operations in the state. . As growth continues to generate more jobs and tax revenue, a business proposal to increase pumping output at another Michigan site has sparked controversy.
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