20 Sep '17, 10am

How Evian Automated Its Factory Without Laying Off Workers

How Evian Automated Its Factory Without Laying Off Workers

Plant employees strike a pose at Evian’s new bottling site. Last week, mineral water giant Evian unveiled a carbon-neutral bottling site in the French alps . The plant is not new per se, but rather the culmination of a six-year effort to modernize a facility Evian has called home since 1965. Unlike most bottled waters on the North American market, Evian comes from a single underground spring. Water flows nearly five miles through the earth from a catchment area on the plateau of Gavot in the French Alps to the bottling plant. The company says this 15-year journey through sand and rock gives Evian water a unique mineral composition. But it also means the water is constantly flowing and the plant had to remain operational while modifications took place. “We’ve not lost a drop of water in the process,” Stéphane Dupays, director of the Evian bottling site, said of the plant up...

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