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The operators of the Coca-Cola facility in Needham announced plans to cease manufacturing operations at the site and covert the facility into a warehouse.

The change in use could result in approximately 146 local layoffs, although the company says it will work to retain interested associates in other roles.
Beverage production is expected to stop by the end of this year but the company plans to retain ownership of the property, located on B Street in the heart of the Needham Crossing section of the N-Squared Innovation District.
“Coca-Cola is proud to be a local business partner for over 40