Friday, March 16, 2012

Frequently Asked Questions about Starting in the Bottled Water Business

Norland International receives many questions every day from people wanting to know how to enter the bottled water business, what they need to do, and how to get started.  Following are some sample questions that will get you started in the right direction.  No two bottled water situations are identical, however.  Norland is able to customize each and every bottled water plant design to fit and match your needs and requirements.  If you have questions specific to your unique application, please contact us. In the mean time, we trust you will find answers to some of your questions below.

Q.  How much does it cost to get started in the bottled water business?

A. Depending on the size of your start-up operation, you can get started with manually- or semi-manually operated equipment. Equipment costs along can range from $50,000.00 US or more for manually operated equipment up to several hundred thousand US dollars for fully automatic systems.

You must also consider costs for a building and for such overhead expense as labor. Norland’s experts can help you get a handle on start-up costs.