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S.Pellegrino launches international tender for redesign of factory and bottling plant in Italy

DBR Staff Writer Published 22 July 2016

S.Pellegrino Sparkling Natural Mineral Water has launched an international tender for the redesign of its factory and bottling facility in Italy.

Architecture firms Bjarke Ingels Group, MVRDV, Snøhetta, and Michele de Lucchi have been identified to present their visions for the factory's redesign.

The selected projects will be presented to the judging committee headed by architecture professor Luca Molinari on 15 September.

Other members of the committee include Nestlé S.A executive vice president and Nestlé Waters head Marco Settembri, Nestlé S.A. operations head and executive vice president Magdi Batato and Sanpellegrino president and CEO Stefano Agostini.

The committee will add more representatives to the judging process, following the September presentation.

S.Pellegrino will announce the selected proposal and timeline for design and construction in late September.

The project intends to promote new standards of efficiency, environmental sustainability and compliance.

Stefano Agostini said: “Through this initiative, we intend to further promote the quality and uniqueness of the territory where S.Pellegrino originates.

“We have invited four architecture firms of international stature to take part in this tender to design the new home of S.Pellegrino, which will become the signature of our Group and welcome visitors from all corners of the world."

S.Pellegrino, Acqua Panna and Sanpellegrino Sparkling Fruit Beverages are international trademarks of Italian beverage company Sanpellegrino S.p.A.

The company, which distributes its products in around 140 countries, produces a range of mineral waters, non-alcoholic aperitifs, drinks and iced teas.

Image: S.Pellegrino launched an international tender for the redesign of its factory and bottling plant in San Pellegrino Terme.  Photo: courtesy of PRNewsFoto / S.Pellegrino.