Kansas Department of Commerce
Economic development creates opportunities to grow state, local and metro areas, which are essential for economic growth, improved quality of life and community development. Kansas Department of Commerce articles below.
The pretzel and snack products manufacturer will make a significant investment in the construction of a new 146,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art production facility at VenturePark in Lawrence, KS.
Kansas’ new Hospitality Industry Relief Emergency (HIRE) Fund will help the state’s hospitality industry recover from the negative economic impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.
The new 450,000-square-foot facility in Olathe, KS is expected to add more than 780 positions over the next few years.
The Jayhawk State gets a visit from its “sister state” in China, Henan Province.
The online retailer will create more than 100 jobs at its new 517,000-square-foot operation in Kansas City, KS.
Turn5 will create more than 100 jobs in the region with its new 365,000-square-foot distribution center in Lenexa, KS.
The auto insurer evaluated multiple U.S. locations for the operation, choosing to invest nearly $10 million in Lenexa, KS.
The disaster restoration and cleaning services company will initially transfer 100 jobs and plans to hire an additional 100 new employees in the future.
The $38 million investment will increase the facility by 200,000 square feet and create approximately 100 new jobs in the Emporia area.
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.
Spectrum Brands HHI will employ 315 workers at its new 927,112-square-foot facility at Logistics Park Kansas City.
Kyodo Yushi USA Inc. and Lubrication Engineers Inc. will form a new company and locate an advanced manufacturing facility in Wichita, KS.
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.
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 provides research services for the agricultural, biotechnology and food industries. The company anticipates capital investment levels exceeding $3.7 million.
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.
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