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Melaleuca, Inc. Opening Distribution Center in KC

by Lexi Ryan | Dec 17, 2020

Congratulations to our partners in Kansas City, Missouri on the announcement that Melaleuca, Inc., the largest online wellness shopping club in North America will open a 508,000-sq.-ft. distribution center at 11401 N. Congress Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri. The company will invest $35.5 million, and plans to hire 202 employees.

450 Products“Melaleuca is thrilled to expand into Kansas City for several reasons,” Melaleuca CEO Frank VanderSloot said. “It has a business-friendly environment; a well-educated, hard-working and talented workforce; advanced manufacturing industry expertise; and a strategic position in the center of the country. This Kansas City plant complements the 1.3 million square feet of space that Melaleuca currently operates. With this exciting new facility, our products will reach our customers’ doorsteps faster than ever.”

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The Kansas City Area Development Council was proud to partner with the following organizations in attracting Melaleuca, Inc. to KC:

State of Missouri
Missouri Partnership
City of Kansas City, Missouri
Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City, Missouri
Platte County Economic Development Council
Cushman & Wakefield - Whitney Kerr Jr. and Alec Blackwell
Spire Energy
KC SmartPort

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About Melaleuca
Based in Idaho Falls, Idaho, Melaleuca is a privately held health and wellness product manufacturer that produces and sells more than 450 exclusive wellness products for two million households in 19 countries who shop with the company each month. Generating $2 billion in annual revenue with over 5,200 employees around the world, Melaleuca is one of the largest online retailers in North America and the largest manufacturer of consumer-packaged goods in the Northwest United States. Visit for more information. 

About KC SmartPort
KC SmartPort is the authority on logistics opportunities in the 18-county, bi-state Kansas City region.  A non-profit economic development organization, KC SmartPort promotes and enhances the Kansas City region’s status as a leading North American logistics hub.  KC SmartPort is affiliated with the Kansas City Area Development Council, the regional economic development organization for the 18-county Kansas City metro.


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