McLane Opens Ohio Distribution Center

McLane ribbon cutting.
During the ribbon cutting, McLane Co., Inc. executives were joined by Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who pointed out that the company’s inclusive hiring practices are “a huge, huge deal, when we’re giving everybody a chance.”

Findlay, OH — McLane Co., Inc. has opened a $150 million, 417,338-square-foot grocery distribution center in Findlay, OH.

The center will have 400 to 500 employees and will store approximately 16,000 items from more than 700 suppliers, according to the distribution company.

“Of our 80 grocery and foodservice distribution centers nationwide, the Findlay facility is the most technologically advanced combining teammates, state-of-the-art automation, advanced robotics and artificial intelligence,” says Tony Frankenberger, president of McLane Grocery.

These technology factors will allow the center to deliver more than 325,000 picks of items per day when running at peak operation, according to the company.

Julie Norris, division president, McLane Grocery Distribution, says: “There is an outstanding culture providing a strong workforce here in Findlay, and when I say strong, I mean that in the sense of commitment, respect and teamwork.”