Kansas

The Smart Investment

With a population of more than 2.9 million, Kansas packs a heavy economic punch. A proactive legislative and regulatory environment and major advantages in costs, taxes, skilled workforce and major transportation assets have combined to make Kansas a haven for investment and innovation. 

We are aggressive in our efforts to grow the Kansas economy. Companies select Kansas due to distinct business advantages that translate to increased performance and profits.

The business development team at the Kansas Department of Commerce is available to assist you in your site selection process. We will work with you to create customized incentive proposals based on capital investment, job creation, employee compensation and training. We will also coordinate with Kansas communities to develop proposals that include local incentives such as discounted building and land purchases, property tax reductions, build-to-suit agreements and other financing packages.

Grow With Us

Join some our top employers and many other successful companies; plant your roots in Kansas!

Recent Successes

Modern Manufacturing has announced plans to open a new U.S. production facility in Eudora, Kansas, with 78 new jobs projected. The central location will feature state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment to produce high quality signaling equipment for the railroad industry. The …

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Recent Successes

Great Plains Manufacturing, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Japanese affiliate Kubota North America Corporation, announced their upcoming purchase of a 750,000 sq. ft. building to further invest in their Salina, Kansas, operations in support of growing …

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Recent Successes

August 10, 2020 – Schwan’s Company, a leading food producer in the United States, has announced plans to build a new 400,000-square-foot expansion at its pizza-manufacturing facility in Salina, Kansas. The announcement of the project …

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Recent Successes

Urban Outfitters’(URBN), has announced The Kansas Speedway will be home to its new 880,000 square foot distribution center. This exciting partnership between the State of Kansas and Urban Outfitters will bring nearly 2,000 new jobs and …

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Recent Successes

Merck Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., USA, announced an investment of $100 million in facility expansion and enhancement efforts in its U.S. manufacturing site in DeSoto, Kansas. Investments to the …

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Recent Successes

Tuthill Corporation has announced the opening of a new manufacturing site for Fill-Rite pumps and products located in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Expansion with the Lenexa, Kansas site will support Tuthill’s business and commercial model …

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Recent Successes

Dot’s Pretzels, LLC, selected Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton, Kansas, for their new manufacturing facility. The premiere pretzel brand in North America plans to begin operations later this year in the new facilitate that …

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Recent Successes

Anderson & Forrester, founded in 1928 and a leader in orifice and conversion fitting needs, announced they will relocate their Denver operations to Clearwater, Kansas. The company credits Kansas’ highly skilled workforce and low cost …

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Explore Kansas’ key industries and learn how you can be part of the next Kansas success story.

Advanced Manufacturing
Corporate & Professional Services
Logistics & Distribution
Food Processing and Manufacturing
Aerospace & Defense
Animal Health
Bioscience
Agriculture
Energy & Natural Resources

Sites and Buildings

Find the perfect location to build and grow in Kansas.

Location and Infrastructure

At the geographic center of the United States—and connected by infrastructure that reaches the world—Kansas is the perfect place to build and invest.

Demographics
Workforce
Entrepreneurial Culture

Quality of Life

We think you’ll agree that Kansas is a wonderful place to make a home. The opportunities to live, work and play offered in the heart of America are second to none.

Contact our team to learn more about the Kansas advantage.

Alicia Janesko Hutchings

Manager, Business Recruitment

(913) 205-8521Alicia.Hutchings@ks.gov

Randi Tveitaraas Jack

Deputy Director, International Division

(785) 296-7868Randi.TveitaraasJack@ks.gov

Craig VanWey

Manager, In-state Business Development Team

(785) 633-8407Craig.VanWey@ks.gov