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Furniture manufacturer Flexsteel Industries and machinery supplier Kubota Tractor to open distribution centers at LPKC.


Furniture manufacturer Flexsteel Industries and machinery supplier Kubota Tractor to open distribution centers at LPKC.

Business Report: Kansas – Logistics Park Kansas City Grows in Edgerton

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Business Report: Kansas – Logistics Park Kansas City Grows in Edgerton

Aerial view of Logistics Park Kansas City, anchored by BNSF Railway’s new intermodal facility.

Furniture manufacturer Flexsteel Industries and machinery supplier Kubota Tractor to open distribution centers at LPKC.


Best For NYC Challenge Launched

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NYC Economic Development Corporation and the Community of Certified B Corporations launch “Best for NYC” challenge, the first municipal public-private impact partnership in the world.


Business Report: Iowa – BIVI Plans $110-Million Expansion of IA Biotech Facilities

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Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. (BIVI) makes a major capital investment in its animal health facilities in Fort Dodge and Ames.




Business Report: Missouri – E-Commerce Fulfillment Center Set For Kansas City

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ReallyGoodStuff.com will invest $3.4 million in its new facility, which will serve as a hub for online orders of school supplies.



Mervis Railcar Announces New Refurbishing Facility In Hutchinson, KS

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The company will invest approximately $35 million and hire 150 workers at the facility in the next three years.



Feature Story: Tennessee Governor’s Report – Staying Ahead Of The Curve

Gov. Bill Haslam recently presided over the 61st Annual Governor’s Conference on Economic and Community Development in Nashville. The two-day conference featured educational sessions on a wide range of topics. 

Tennessee has implemented reforms that have made its educational system the most improved in the nation, but Gov. Bill Haslam is aiming at a much bigger goal: building an army of skilled workers.