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The 202,800-square-foot Arkansas City facility will serve customers such as Chick-fil-A and Whataburger, among others.


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The 202,800-square-foot Arkansas City facility will serve customers such as Chick-fil-A and Whataburger, among others.

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KanPak U.S. Opens New Warehouse In Kansas

The 202,800-square-foot Arkansas City facility will serve customers such as Chick-fil-A and Whataburger, among others.

Park Aerospace Plans $19M Expansion In Kansas

The expansion will allow the company to double its number of employees in Newton, KS from 73 to 146 in the next five years.

Chinese Delegation Visits Kansas, Tours Institute Of Baking

The Jayhawk State gets a visit from its “sister state” in China, Henan Province.

Overstock.com Picks Kansas City For New Distribution Center

The online retailer will create more than 100 jobs at its new 517,000-square-foot operation in Kansas City, KS.

Kansas City Area Lands New eCommerce Fulfillment Center

Turn5 will create more than 100 jobs in the region with its new 365,000-square-foot distribution center in Lenexa, KS.

Palmer Manufacturing To Invest $16M In Kansas

The steel and fiberglass tank manufacturer will increase its workforce to 201 people at its Garden City, KS facility.

GEICO Creating 500 Jobs At New Kansas Service Center

The auto insurer evaluated multiple U.S. locations for the operation, choosing to invest nearly $10 million in Lenexa, KS.

Viega Announces Major Expansion At Kansas Campus

The construction and plumbing industry supplier is building a new ProPress® Copper manufacturing facility, and planning a new master distribution center at its in McPherson, KS campus.

ServiceMaster DSI Selects Shawnee, KS For Headquarters

The disaster restoration and cleaning services company will initially transfer 100 jobs and plans to hire an additional 100 new employees in the future.

Simmons Pet Food Expanding Kansas Packaging Facility

The $38 million investment will increase the facility by 200,000 square feet and create approximately 100 new jobs in the Emporia area.

Kubota Plans $87M Expansion In Kansas

The tractor manufacturer will create a new logistics hub, add a fifth division and Midwest sales office on 203 acres in Edgerton, KS.

Major Expansions Underway At KSU

Kansas State University, aiming to be a Top 50 public research university by 2025, is adding a bevy of new facilities.

Kansas: GM Expands at Fairfax Facility in Kansas City

The auto giant, which already has an assembly plant in Fairfax, is leasing 830,000 square feet in a facility in the Fairfax Industrial District.

Hardware Maker To Open New Distribution Facility In Kansas

Spectrum Brands HHI will employ 315 workers at its new 927,112-square-foot facility at Logistics Park Kansas City.  

New Company Plans Kansas Advanced Manufacturing Facility

Kyodo Yushi USA Inc. and Lubrication Engineers Inc. will form a new company and locate an advanced manufacturing facility in Wichita, KS.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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