U.S. – Plains Archives

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.

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

Governor quote.

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


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


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

Feature Story: 3D Printing Is Shaping Up

3D printing is being used by the Hudson Valley Advanced Manufacturing Center to manufacture prosthetic limbs, and a new hand for a six-year-old boy who was born without one.

Additive manufacturing is the hottest new growth sector, promising to revolutionize how just about anything you can imagine gets made.

Newell Rubbermaid Plans Expansion Of Winfield, KS Facility

Rubbermaid Patio Series Storage Cabinet.

Newell Rubbermaid announced it will expand its manufacturing and distribution facility in Winfield, KS, adding 320 new jobs and investing $27 million by the end of 2017.

Cover Story: 2014 Economic Development Deal of the Year Awards


Nevada wins the most hotly contested economic development prize in years by bagging Tesla’s lithium battery plant near Reno. Washington successfully pulled out all the stops to keep Boeing from leaving the state. Comcast’s gleaming new tower will transform Philadelphia’s skyline.