MUNDELEIN, Ill., Nov. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Medline Industries, Inc. announced today that it has been named to the "National 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™" list. Medline was selected based on the company's "exceptional human resources practices and impressive commitment to its employees" from more than 500 companies throughout the country.
The company's free, on-site fitness center; fast-paced entrepreneurial culture; and commitment to the community were among the many reasons Medline was selected to receive this prestigious award. Medline was also evaluated on a number of key measures, including compensation and benefits; employee engagement initiatives; training and development; recognition efforts; diversity; work-life balance and community initiatives.
"Medline is proud to be recognized alongside these other terrific companies as one of the best places to work in the country," said Andy Mills, president of Medline. "We're thrilled to be selected among hundreds of well-respected companies and shine a light on our programs and the dedicated employees who truly make Medline a great place for all of us to come to work every day."
Earlier this year, Medline was selected as one of the "101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in Chicago." This designation made Medline eligible to be considered among hundreds of other companies around the country as one of the "101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for" in the United States.
Medline Widely Recognized as a Great Place to Work
In addition to this recent recognition, Medline has been recognized by the Chicago Tribune as a "Top Workplace" and was honored by the Family Business Center at Loyola University Chicago's Quinlan School of Business as the 2012 Illinois Large Family Business of the Year.
As the nation's largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of health care products, Medline manufactures and distributes more than 125,000 products to hospitals, extended care facilities, surgery centers, physician offices and home care dealers. Medline is headquartered in Mundelein, Ill. and has more than 1,100 dedicated sales representatives nationwide to support its broad product line and cost management services. Medline recently earned the prestigious 2012 Chicago Innovation Award for its BioMask™, the first-ever FDA-cleared antiviral, antimicrobial medical face mask that is shown to inactivate flu viruses
Over the past five years, Medline has been the fastest-growing distributor of medical and surgical supplies in the U.S., serving as the primary distributor to over 450 major hospitals and healthcare systems. As a leading distributor, Medline offers a comprehensive array of consulting and management services encompassing the supply chain and logistics, utilization and standardization, business tools and enhanced reporting capabilities and on-staff clinicians.
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