Billions Invested Into Kansas
A business climate that supports both large capital investment projects and startup firms is paying off for the economy in The Sunflower State.
EMP Shield Plans $1.9B Computer Chip Plant In Kansas
EMP Shield will create more than 1,200 jobs at the new computer chip manufacturing facility in Burlington, KS.
Wichita Semiconductor Plant Will Create Nearly 2,000 Jobs
Integra Technologies' $1.8 billion investment is the second-largest economic development project in Kansas history.
Hill’s Pet Nutrition Relocating HQ In Kansas
New Hill's Pet Nutrition global and U.S. headquarters will be located in the Greater Kansas City Area; Topeka will remain its global hub for science innovation and manufacturing.
Biotech And Pharma Industry Locations: Advancing The Limits
Leaps and bounds at life sciences companies have spurred evolution in site selection decisions.
Kansas Business Climate Reimagined
Enacted by Gov. Laura Kelly, the "Kansas Framework for Growth” is having a positive impact on a wide swath of the Kansas business climate.
Forward-Looking Financial Locations
As FinTech activity continues to grow, financial services firms are finding locations with ecosystems to support their burgeoning business needs.
U.S. EDA Announces 21 Build Back Better Regional Challenge Winners
A marquee initiative of EDA’s American Rescue Plan, this program awards between $25 and $65 million to rebuild regional economies across the nation.
Growing Green Energy
Investments in renewable energy are driving job growth and site selection decisions across the nation.
Simmons Pet Food Plans Expansion Projects In Kansas And Iowa
New canning lines in Emporia, KS and Dubuque, IA, and a new pet food distribution facility in Edgerton, KS are part of the pet food company's $500 million growth plan.
Panasonic Energy Picks Kansas For $4B EV Battery Megaproject
New Panasonic Energy electric vehicle (EV) battery facility will create up to 4,000 jobs in the Kansas City Region, and is the largest economic development project in state history.
Locations For The Manufacturing Industry: On The Bright Side
Economic developers are going to great lengths to highlight their advantages as competition dramatically increases for new manufacturing locations.
Scorpion Biological Services Picks Kansas For $650M Project
Scorpion Biological Services' new 500,000-square-foot biomanufacturing facility will create 500 jobs in Manhattan, KS.
Mars Wrigley To Invest $175M In Kansas Expansion
The expansion will support Snickers, Milky Way and 3 Musketeers production at the chocolate manufacturer's Topeka, KS facility, and create more than 100 jobs.
Kansas: Smack In The Middle
Kansas, the Sunflower State wants to use a number of assets, including geographic location, to entice more companies to try it out.
The Aerospace Industry: Soaring Away
Expectations that the COVID-19 pandemic may soon ease is giving some hope to aviation and aerospace executives, who anticipate that the commercial end of the business will soon rebound.
Collins Aerospace To Create 60 Jobs With Kansas Expansion
Collins Aerospace will use its new 279,000-square-foot facility for the manufacture of its interior product line.
Medline Invests $77.5M In New Kansas Distribution Center
Medline has outgrown its current facility; will create 100 jobs at new distribution center in Bonner Springs, KS.
Kansas: Where Innovation And Fun Converge
You can find Hutchinson’s history 650 feet under the ground in its famous salt mines. On the surface it’s a thriving business hub.
Finance & Insurance: Fintech’s Future Is Now
Biometrics, artificial intelligence and blockchain are being embraced by the financial services and insurance sectors, fueling a wave of fintech startups.