ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at10)
Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that Georgia-based Path-Tec, a leading provider of health care logistics and supply chain solutions, will invest more than $5 million in expanding their operations in Columbus. Thanks to the type and quality of their services, Path-Tec has experienced accelerated growth during the COVID-19 pandemic and expects to create 350 jobs locally with their expansion.
“Path-Tec’s continual growth in Georgia is a testament to our top-notch logistics network, pro-business environment, and the community of innovation we have fostered in the state,” said Governor Kemp. “Our world-class economic development team remains laser-focused on creating jobs for hardworking Georgians and helping our Georgia companies seamlessly ramp up to meet increased demand. I look forward to seeing the opportunities this expansion creates in Columbus and the surrounding region.”
Since its opening in 2005, Path-Tec has provided solutions for hospitals and laboratories, including specialized logistics services, client supply management, custom medical kit design, and end-to-end outsourced technology services. With this expansion, Path-Tec will employ a total of 565 people in the Columbus area.
“Path-Tec has experienced a significant amount of growth since the company’s 2005 start-up here in Columbus, Georgia,” said Kevin Boykin, founder and CEO of Path-Tec. “The partnership with the local economic development team has played a significant role in helping us facilitate the growth. This support and the work of our dedicated employees has enabled us to develop a market-leading health care supply chain solution right here in Columbus. We look forward to continuing our expansion in the community and adding additional employment opportunities.”
Path-Tec is opening a 106,000-square-foot facility located in the Corporate Ridge Business Park that will serve as a secondary inventory, kitting, and distribution operation for the company. This expansion will help Path-Tec meet increased customer demand, as well as provide additional services and products that will help facilitate the collection and transport of diagnostic and clinical trial samples. As part of this expansion project, Path-Tec is also investing in production equipment that will significantly increase their ability to produce specialized collection kits and supplies.
Path-Tec will be hiring for positions at a variety of skill levels, including positions in production, distribution, inventory management, and customer service. Individuals interested in careers with Path-Tec are encouraged to visit www.path-tec.com or send inquires to email@example.com.