August 4, 2022 – Cardinal Health announced the grand opening of its newest facility in East Hartford, CT. The facility will support the company’s Aero-Med business, which focuses on manufacturing and distributing specimen collection kits. This is the latest in a series of facility openings from Cardinal Health’s Medical Segment and helps celebrate Aero-Med’s 15th year serving hospitals, reference labs and testing organizations with customized collection kits.
The new 110,000 square feet facility will replace its previous lab kitting space in Glastonbury, CT, which was 55,000 square feet and spanned across five buildings. Operating as one, centralized warehouse, the new facility will accommodate a full transition of existing employees, create job opportunities, and serve as the hub for the Aero-Med business.
With the acceleration of decentralized care and the growing focus on wellness and prevention, Cardinal Health is supporting the increasing need of shipping condition-specific kits directly to a patient’s home on behalf of health systems, payors and direct-to-consumer testing organizations.
Producing more than 50 million specimen collection kits annually, the Aero-Med division is a top growth initiative for the Laboratory Products business.
Employing nearly 200 employees, Cardinal Health’s new Aero-Med facility is proud to support the growth of the East Hartford region.