Cook Group expects to close on the $6.5 million purchase of Bloomington’s former General Electric plant by the end of the month.
The distribution center will package, process and ship pharmaceuticals to U.S. health care providers, veterinary practices and livestock producers.
An online poll on Facebook and Sprite's website led to the award.
Mississippi is the only other state to have fewer in-home care recipients.
Officials with the company say the investment will be used to replace plant machinery and will result in the creation of about 51 jobs.
Indiana legal experts say new methods of rehabilitating teens convicted of crimes appear to be working, but could still be improved.