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Resource pages for "kansas"-related posts for economic development professionals, corporate site selectors and site consultants.


Manufacturing Industry Locations

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

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 Topeka

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

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.
aviation industry

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

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

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.
Hutchinson, 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.
fintech

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.
Berry Global Group

Berry Global Group Expands Production In Kansas

Berry Global Group's $61 million investment will create over 60 jobs in Lawrence, KS.
Kansas certified sites

Kansas, Sunflower Electric Launch New Certified Sites Partnership

Thanks to a new partnership, sites certified through Sunflower Electric's Certified Sites Program will automatically be certified by the Kansas Department of Commerce.
Kansas Dairy Ingredients

Kansas Dairy Ingredients Investing $45M In Kansas Expansion

Kansas Dairy Ingredients (KDI) Cheese Company will expand its operations in Southwest Kansas, creating 40 new jobs in the Hugoton community.
animal health

Topeka, KS To Develop $13M Downtown Innovation Campus

The 70,000-square-foot campus will include wet labs, co-working, office and meeting space and a rooftop for events.
Sicut Enterprises, Neodesha, Kansas

Tech, Manufacturing Projects Land Kansas More Than 580 Jobs

TTEC Holdings will create 450 on-site and remote work jobs in Overland Park; Sicut Enterprises will create 132 manufacturing positions in Neodesha. 
Kansas

Kansas: Setting A Bountiful Table In The Heartland

As the nation’s top wheat producer, Kansas has long been an agribiz leader. The Sunflower State also is in the top tier for food manufacturing.
Lawrence, KS

Pretzels, Inc. Building New Production Facility In Kansas

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.
Empirical Foods Garden City, KS

Empirical Foods Breaks Ground On $250M Facility In Kansas

The ground beef facility in Garden City, KS is expected to be finished between 2022 and 2023, and will create 250 new jobs. 
Dodge City, KS

Nor-Am Cold Storage Adds 90 New Jobs In Kansas

Nor-Am Cold Storage has invested $30 million in a new 148,000-square-foot cold storage warehouse in Dodge City, KS.
startup ecosystems

Startup Ecosystems: Seeding The Land With Startups

Locations are nurturing startup ecosystems with access to skilled labor, angel investors, higher ed resources and an affordable quality of life that is attracting talent.
electric transmission line

New Electric Transmission Line Will Create 1,000 Jobs In Kansas

The new 800-mile Grain Belt Express electric transmission line will carry low-cost, Kansas wind energy to consumers across the Midwest, and create nearly 1,000 jobs.

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March / April 2022 Issue (Volume 55, Number 2)

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