Orgill, Inc. has announced that Kilgore will be the site of its next distribution center expansion. The announcement signifies an economic development performance agreement that represents new investment of $29 million and the creation of 83 jobs.
The company has projected to invest at least $15 million in new construction and property improvements and $14 million in personal property, and to create 83 new jobs in addition to its current roster of 224. In return, Kilgore Economic Development Corporation is projecting incentives up to $1.1 million. The company is located at 7001 Elder Lake Rd. in Kilgore.
‘Orgill is a quality employer that diversifies the region’s economy,’ said KEDC Board President Bryan Johnston. ‘They have made a significant impact in our community, and we are grateful to be a part of the company’s growth.’
About Orgill: Orgill, Inc. is the world’s largest independent hardlines distributor with projected 2018 sales of $2.5 billion. The privately owned company was founded in 1847 and is headquartered in Memphis, TN.