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The Sunflower State Fulfillment Center, which will create 1,000 jobs, is the second large distribution facility the tech giant has placed in KS this year.


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The Sunflower State Fulfillment Center, which will create 1,000 jobs, is the second large distribution facility the tech giant has placed in KS this year.

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Kansas: Amazon Picks Kansas City for Fulfillment Center

The Sunflower State Fulfillment Center, which will create 1,000 jobs, is the second large distribution facility the tech giant has placed in KS this year.

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Amazon Opening New Kansas City Fulfillment Center

Amazon’s fifth Sunshine State location will create over 1,000 full-time hourly jobs.

Cargill Protein HQ To Remain In Kansas

After working with the state of Kansas and the city of Wichita, Cargill has decided to keep its protein business headquarters in Kansas.

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Figeac-Aéro Building North American HQ in Wichita

Figeac-Aéro will invest more than $20 million to expand its Wichita, KS manufacturing facility and build a new 68,000-square-foot building. The company plans to create 200 jobs during the next five years.

Dassault Systemes, Wichita State University Partner On Advanced Manufacturing Center

Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) and Dassault Systemes will partner on an advanced manufacturing center on the Innovation Campus.

USA800 To Create More Than 300 Jobs In Kansas

USA800, a multi-channel support call center, is opening a new facility in Lawrence, KS. The company plans to create 333 new jobs at the facility and invest more than $3.5 million.

Industry Focus: Advanced Manufacturing – Manufacturing High-Tech Growth

In terms of its contribution to GDP, the advanced manufacturing sector punches well above its weight, producing $2.7 trillion in value-added economic activity.

Industry Focus: Aerospace Moving Onward And Upward

A positive outlook is on the horizon for the aerospace sector as the demand for fuel-efficient aircraft and the growth of travel ramp up the production cycle.

Flowers Baking To Begin Operating Bakery In Lenexa, KS

The bakery will open with one bread line and have about 100 jobs at start up.

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

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

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.

Newell Rubbermaid Plans Expansion Of Winfield, KS Facility

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.

Flexsteel Opening Distribution Facility In Edgerton, KS

Flexsteel will locate its new facility in Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC), a 1,500-acre master-planned distribution and warehouse development anchored by BNSF Railway’s newest intermodal facility.

Kubota Tractor To Open New Distribution Center In Edgerton, KS

Kubota plans to have the facility operational during the third quarter of 2015.

Business Report: Four Cities To Pilot Kansas Statewide Broadband Initiative

A Local Technology Planning Pilot project will help communities develop strategic plans for broadband.

Industry Focus: Global Aerospace Production Soars To New Heights

Despite Defense cutbacks, the aerospace industry is being boosted into the stratosphere by the commercial aircraft sector.

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