Established in 1976, McLane Western operates a nearly 300,000-square-foot distribution center. It has a staff of more than 550 people. The company serves over 2,000 customers and has annual sales of nearly one billion dollars. In addition, McLane Western is affiliated with the Boulder County United Way foundation, St. Vrain School District Sports Complex Program, Longmont Chamber of Commerce and other community organizations. It is a division of McLane Company, which specializes in grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for various mass merchants, chain restaurants, military locations, and convenience and drug stores throughout the United States. It operates more than 35 automated distribution centers.