Medline to build new distribution center
MUNDELEIN, Ill. – Medline Industries will open a state-of-the-art distribution facility in Maumelle, Ark., the company stated in a Sept. 24 press release. The facility, which will open spring 2013, is Medline’s 37th distribution center in the United States. The 100,000-square-foot facility will service Medline’s healthcare customers, including hospitals, nursing homes, surgery centers and homecare agencies throughout the state of Arkansas. The center will initially create about 10 to 15 new jobs in Central Arkansas and will be constructed with the latest energy efficient technology, including a rating system that measures a building’s performance in energy efficiency.