McKesson to invest in new operation

Monday, September 24, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – McKesson Corp. will invest $36.9 million to establish a new distribution operation in Frederick County, Va., the company announced Sept. 24. The operation, which will add 205 new jobs, will distribute medical and surgical supplies to physician offices, surgery centers, long-term care facilities and home care businesses in a regional service area that includes New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, eastern Pennsylvania, eastern West Virginia, and northern North Carolina. “We’re pleased to expand our operations in Virginia, the home of our Medical-Surgical business headquarters,” stated Stanton McComb, president, McKesson Medical-Surgical, in a press release. “It’s another great opportunity to match the strength of Virginia’s infrastructure and labor force with our strong growth.”