|Chesterman Co. has its production center in Sioux City, Iowa with Iowa sales centers in Sioux City and Aurelia, South Dakota sales centers in Sioux Falls, Yankton, Mitchell, Pierre, and Watertown; Kearney, Nebraska, and Macomb, Illinois.
Cilo Chersterman founded the company in 1872 in Dyersville, Iowa. Cherterman Co. was a pioneer in the bottling industry in the United States, making their own sweetened soda water. Unsweetened carbonated water was first bottled in Europe in the late eighteenth century and spread quickly to the United States in the mid-nineteenth century. It was thirty-seven years after soda water was first brought to this country that Cilo Chersterman started bottling it in Dyersville.
The total Chersterman Company/Premium Waters family of employees now includes over 1,000 individuals working hard everyday to ensure our success.