The Portland Bottling Company was founded 90 years ago by Andrew D. Hrestu in 1924, and has been located in their current location, a landmark building on Northeast Sandy Boulevard and 12th Avenue since 1941. The company initially bottled brands such as 7UP and RC Cola that it distributed to stores and businesses throughout the Pacific Northwest as their franchisee.
Today Portland Bottling Company operates exclusively as a regional contract packer or co-packer, and focuses its expertise on making a wide variety of ready-to-drink (RTD) beverage products, exclusively in aluminum cans. As a leading West Coast co-packer, Portland Bottling produces beverages ranging from juices and energy drinks to coffee, teas, and carbonated sodas.
Operating modern and efficient state-of-the-art automated beverage line equipment, Portland Bottling offers a wide variety of aluminum can sizes with contract packaging to leading and independent beverage companies and brands.
Strategically located in the Pacific Northwest region, Portland Bottling Company is within miles of the Port of Portland and the interstate providing convenient distribution channels for their customers. Products are distributed both domestically and internationally primarily throughout the Western United States and Canada.
Portland Bottling Company provides on-time, first-rate service and backs their production standards 100%.
Portland Bottling Company’s Mission:
The Portland Bottling Team is committed to providing complete customer satisfaction while achieving superior results in Safety, Quality, and Performance at the same time as producing a safe and legal product. We will invest our resources responsibly to ensure an environment conducive to team member satisfaction with a focus on positive contributions to our community.
Portland Bottling Company employees are active in the community and participate in various charitable organizations and events.
Our commitment to the community and other nationwide organizations includes financial support for the following groups:
- AOI Prosperity Project
- AOI Research and Education Foundation
- Benson Polytechnic High School
- Oregon Food Bank
- Parrott Creek Child and Family Services
- Special Olympics of Oregon
- St. Marys Home for Boys
- American Diabetes Association
- American Heart Association
- March of Dimes
- St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
- Volunteers of America
Portland Bottling Company also participates in and financially supports various other local community activities.