New bottling line for Johnnie Walker

05 October, 2007

Diageo has completed the first stage of its Scotch whisky investment programme.

MSP Nicola Sturgeon officially opened the

ú12 million Johnnie Walker bottling line at Diageo's Shieldhall plant in her Govan constituency on Sept 21 .

The line will produce 300 bottles of

Johnnie Walker

a minute, reaching an estimated 4.5 million cases a year, according to Diageo.

"Scotland needs a vibrant economy that can compete on a global stage and I'm delighted to see the kind of investment Diageo is making

here in Glasgow ," Sturgeon said.




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