Philips opens new distribution center

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Friday, December 16, 2016

EAST HUNDINGTON, Pa. – Philips Sleep & Respiratory Care held a grand opening for its new distribution center here on Dec. 13. The new center allows Philips to consolidate functions at leased buildings elsewhere in Westmoreland County and maintain its staffing level of about 250 employees, according to Trib Total Media. The 260,000-square-foot center allows Philips to make 850,000 deliveries annually; on average, it can process 3,500 shipments a day, according to the newspaper. Philips is the first business to open in the new Westmoreland Distribution Park North. The center was specifically designed for Philips’ needs and cost between $4 million and $6 million, according to the newspaper.