Medline was founded in 1966, but its roots date back 100 years when A.L. Mills started Northwestern Garment Factory. Since then, the company has grown into America's largest privately-held national manufacturer and distributor of health care supplies and services. Medline provides products and services to the entire continuum of care, including hospitals, extended care facilities, surgery centers, commercial laundries, home care dealers, home care agencies, physician offices and other alternate care sites. Headquartered in Mundelein, IL, Medline has more than 6,800 employees in North America, including an 800 person dedicated sales force.
Our mission is to provide quality medical products with superior value to healthcare providers and end users, improving patient care and the quality of peoples’ lives.
Medline has 20 product divisions, and manufactures and/or distributes more than 100,000 products to hospitals, extended care facilities, surgery centers, home care dealers, dialysis centers, home health agencies and retail and other healthcare markets. Major product lines include:
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 250 major hospitals and healthcare systems. As a leading distributor