Liquid supplement maker Biolyte moves to Marietta

June 28—Rehydration arrives at Marietta.

BIOLYTE, the company that makes a drink of the same name and which it says is “the first recovery drink to contain the same amount of electrolytes as an IV bag,” announced on Tuesday that it will move to a new warehouse. at Mariatta.

“Never in a million years would I have thought we could have everyone under one roof, but our new warehouse in Marietta has made it possible,” Jesslyn Rollins, CEO of BIOLYTE, said in an announcement. the Cobb Chamber of Commerce. “Our team is thrilled and it lets me know this is going to be huge for our culture and our growth trajectory.”

The company announced that it would invest $60,000 in the new facility while adding 13 new jobs to its current workforce of 25 people.

According to the company’s website, Dr. Luther Rollins, an anesthesiologist and pain specialist in Atlanta, began working on developing a product that would make IV hydration therapy more widely available after his wife Jeannine was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005.

BIOLYTE’s website states that the drink “contains the same amount of electrolytes as a 500ml lactated Ringer’s (IV bag)”.

BIOLYTE was previously based in Atlanta and Canton, and this is the company’s first investment in Cobb County, according to the release.

Virginia C. Taylor