Medline Industries is a privately owned national manufacturer and distributor of health care supplies and services. It manufactures and distributes more than 100,000 medical products, encompassing medical-surgical items and one of the largest textile lines in the industry. The company sells in every state and in more than 20 countries and maintains 27 distribution centers, including one in Alamo, Tenn. Medline provides products and services to hospitals, extended care facilities, surgery centers, commercial laundries, home care dealers, home care agencies, physician offices and other alternate care sites. Headquartered in Mundelein, Ill., the company operates six manufacturing facilities in North America and more than 25 joint venture manufacturing plants worldwide. Medline has attained ISO 9000 and FDA QSR certification for industry quality standards.