Orange County Commissioners Holding Public Hearing on Economic Development Incentives

(WCHL/Chapelboro, 9/10/19) Orange County is considering a performance-based economic package to incentivize Medline building on the site. Medline say it expects to create 250 new jobs in its first five years and could reach 600 jobs in its first 10. If the new factory meets yearly benchmarks of jobs created, the company would receive more […]

Mebane approves incentives for 250 jobs

(Burlington Times-News, 9/10/19) For the second time in as many months, the Orange County side of Mebane landed a large employer and taxpayer with a combination of state, county and city incentives. The Mebane City Council annexed and rezoned about 173 acres on the north side of West Ten Road, just east of Buckhorn Road […]

Orange County: Guns, Flags, and Medline

(WCHL/Chapelboro, 9/11/19) County Commissioner Penny Rich shares big economic development news – as well as the latest on the county’s flag ordinance, and a discussion of firearm safety. 

Medline Industries bringing hundreds of jobs to Orange County

(WRAL TechWire, 9/12/19) Medline Industries is building a new distribution center in Mebane, investing $65 million in the region and bringing 250 jobs. That figure is expected to rocket to around 726 jobs by 2029, the company said. “Those are projections based on the rate of growth, not just here in North Carolina, but the […]

How Orange County scored a medical distribution center, 250 jobs

(Triangle Business Journal, 9/12/19) Behind the most recent economic win for Orange County is location, location, location – as well as a “robust” incentives package and available workforce. Medline Industries, an Illinois-based medical supply company, has tapped Mebane for the site of a $65.3 million distribution center expected to bring 250 jobs within the next […]

Medical Supply Company to Invest $65 Million in Mebane

(Office of the Governor, 9/12/19) Medline Industries, Incorporated, a manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies, will create 250 new jobs in Orange County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $65 million to build a brand-new distribution center in Mebane. “Distribution centers of this size are the right fit for North Carolina. Our workers […]

State, County and Mebane celebrate successful recruitment of Medline to Orange County

(Orange County release, 9/12/19) Orange County, the State of North Carolina and the City of Mebane announced Thursday, Sept. 12, the successful recruitment of Medline. The Board officially approved Orange County’s local performance-based incentive offer to Medline in a special Public Hearing on Sept. 10…Over the next five years, the company will invest an estimated […]