Grove City is the solution Cardinal Health found to help the company adapt to its growing home solutions business.
The Dublin-based company announced plans on June 2 to build its 10th distribution center at 6335 Seeds Road in Grove City to support at-Home Solutions, which provides medical supplies and home care to people with medical conditions. chronic and serious.
The new distribution center is expected to be operational by the end of 2022 and primarily serve the central Ohio region, said Rob Schlissberg, president of Cardinal Health at-Home Solutions.
The center is also expected to create around 100 new job opportunities.
“Especially as a Central Ohio business, the Columbus area is one of the fastest growing areas we serve, and Grove City made perfect sense as the location of our new distribution center,” he said. This week.
Grove City is centrally located, he said, and the new facility is intended to help at-Home Solutions’ distribution network.
“We have another distribution center in northeast Ohio that serves this part of the state, and the new facility will provide a balance in the delivery of our supplies and services throughout Ohio,” a- he declared.
The 208,144 square foot Grove City building will join other distribution centers across the United States, including California, Florida, Illinois, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon and Texas, Schlissberg said.
Each center serves a different region of the country, he said.
The new facility is expected to bring about 100 jobs to Grove City, Schlissberg said.
“We look forward to fostering a strong partnership with Cardinal Health and supporting their essential work to help people take care of their health from the comfort of their homes,” said Grove City Mayor Richard “Ike” Stage. in a prepared statement. “This latest investment further illustrates their commitment to economically developing this region and creating quality employment opportunities in Central Ohio.”
The home health care industry has exploded as baby boomers continue to age and face new health issues, according to Schlissberg.
“It is more cost-effective for people to receive care at home rather than having to go to a hospital or medical center,” he said. “And there’s just the level of comfort – you feel more comfortable at home.”
Cardinal Health was started in the 1920s in northeast Ohio as a family-owned pharmacy business, Schlissberg said.
Over the decades, the company has expanded its scope to include pharmaceutical distribution, manufacturing and distribution of medical and laboratory products, and support for healthcare facilities. The company operates in more than 30 countries with approximately 44,000 employees worldwide,