Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd, the bottling arm of Coca-Cola has about 58 bottling factories in India. Mehandiganj plant is one of the bottling plants of the company. It is a single-line facility and the only glass bottles unit. With an estimated 26,500 kiloliters of beverage production per year, this used to be one of the smallest Coca-Cola factories in India. In Mehdiganj, Coca-Cola has extracted nearly a million liters of water every day. Due to this over extraction, groundwater levels in Mehdiganj have dropped 7.9 meters (26 feet) in the 11 years after the plant was established . In 2013, Coca-Cola announced that the expansion of the plant. With the proposed expansion, the plant could produce 600 polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles of soft drinks per minute .