Creekstone Farms Expands In Arkansas City, KS
The beef processing company, which has been based in Arkansas City for over 10 years, currently employs 720 and anticipates hiring an additional 300 workers during the next five years.
BNSF Opens New Logistics Park Intermodal Facility In Kansas
The business park has 500,000 square feet of speculative distribution building space available for warehouse and distribution centers.
HairUWear Will Open Facility In Lenexa, KS
HairUWear will invest $7.1 million in its move to the new facility, which is located in Lenexa.
Palmer Manufacturing And Tank Plans Expansion In Garden City, KS
Palmer anticipates creating more than 100 new jobs in Garden City during the next two years.
BUSINESS REPORT: Kansas – Agricultural Biotechnology Research Is Growing In Kansas
As biotech continues to expand in the Sunflower State, consumer giants Staples, Starwood and a revived Hostess Bakery also call Kansas home. From the July/August 2013 issue.
Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission Announces Grant Recipients
The nine grantees were selected by the CAIC through an application and review process. The selection process included a review by an independent panel consisting of arts and economic development professionals.
GE Air Filtration Moves To Overland Park
The move is tentatively scheduled for late August 2013.
BF Expands State Energy Rankings With Natural Gas, Lowest Emissions And Biofuels Leaders
WA, CA, OR top the field in Renewable Energy, while VT, RI, DE have the smallest carbon footprint.
ELM Services LLC Expands In Overland Park
ELM Services LLC recently moved from space on College Boulevard to Corporate Woods, where the company has made nearly $850,000 in capital investment.
Kasa Companies Announces Expansion In Salina, KS
Company will expand and automate Kasa Fab paint line.
SynTech Research To Locate Facility In Stillwell, KS
SynTech Research provides research services for the agricultural, biotechnology and food industries. The company anticipates capital investment levels exceeding $3.7 million.
Starwood Announces New Customer Contact Center In Wichita
The center’s inaugural class will include approximately 180 positions. Starwood plans to expand the center significantly over the next five years and hire up to 750 more employees in Wichita.
Hostess To Reopen In Emporia, KS; Will Create More Than 300 Jobs
The investment in the Emporia baking facility is being funded by affiliates of Apollo Global Management, LLC and Metropoulos and Company, which purchased selected Hostess assets out of bankruptcy in April 2013.
LIVEXCHANGE 2013: Economic Developers from the U.S. Plains Sign On to Sponsor LiveXchange
The U.S. Plains region will be well-represented at this year’s Business Facilities LiveXchange, an invitation-only event for corporate executives and site selection consultants who...
COVER STORY: Global Biotech Report
As the global financial system continues to mend, venture capital is beginning to flow back into the biotechnology sector. In Europe, the largest biomed players are thriving, while entrepreneurial biotech start-ups gain traction in the U.S. From the March/April 2013 issue.
Overland Park, KS Is Home To Staples Promotional Products
Overland Park will remain the location for the primary administrative offices for Staples Promotional Products, the largest promotional product distributor in North America and a business division of Staples Advantage.
Assured Vehicle Protection Moving to Overland Park, Kansas
The Kansas Department of Commerce has announced that Assured Vehicle Protection Inc., which organizes and manages dealer-owned reinsurance companies, will relocate to Overland Park.
LOCATION FOCUS: Kansas – Diversification From The Ground Up
The Sunflower State is much more than America’s breadbasket. Today, the state is home to thriving manufacturing, service, wholesale and retail industries. From the January/February 2013 issue
D.H. Pace To Locate HQ, Local Operations In Olathe, KS
The residential and commercial door company plans to bring over 280 jobs to the state over the next five years as a result of the move, which consolidates four existing locations.
GM Invests $600 Million in Fairfax, KS Plant
GM opened the present facility of the Fairfax plant in 1987. Currently, 3,877 employees work at the plant, which stretches over 572 acres. The manufacturing area contains 85 acres under its roof and has a pre-construction floor space of 3,044,561 square-feet. In 2012, GM produced 283,213 vehicles at the plant.