Teleflex to locate distribution center in Mississippi

By The Associated Press

OLIVE BRANCH — Medical equipment maker Teleflex Inc. has announced it is locating a distribution center in Olive Branch.

The Limerick, Pa., company says it expects to employ 225 workers within four years of operation.

The company will locate into an existing 627,000-square-foot facility in Olive Branch.

The Mississippi Development Authority provided assistance through the Momentum Mississippi Incentives program and guidance on available tax incentives to support of the project.

Additionally, the City of Olive Branch is providing the company with local tax incentives to assist with the project.

Teleflex produces specialty medical devices for a range of procedures in critical care and surgery,