Business Successes

Kansas is a smart investment for businesses looking to locate and expand their operations. Businesses select Kansas due to distinct business advantages that translate to increased performance and profits. Take a look at the new businesses that have found success in Kansas.

Urban Outfitters (URBN)

Aug 5, 2020

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 over $400,000,000 in capital investment to the state.

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Merck Animal Health

Jun 29, 2020

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 site include a technological expansion of the vaccine production facility, which will come on line…

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Tuthill Corporation

Jun 22, 2020

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 to better serve customers as the demand through sales channels and e-marketplaces continues to grow.…

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Kansas Earns 13th National Silver Shovel Award for Economic Development

Jun 11, 2020

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today announced the State of Kansas has collected another prestigious Silver Shovel for excellence in economic development. Area Development magazine’s annual Silver Shovel award recognizes states for attracting high-value investment projects that create a significant number of new jobs in their communities. This year marks…

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Dot’s Pretzels, LLC

Jun 10, 2020

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 will increase Dot’s production capacity to meet increasing demand for their signature snacks. The company…

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Anderson & Forrester

May 21, 2020

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 of living as two of the primary reasons for the move. Anderson & Forrester will…

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Black Canyon Home & Body

Apr 15, 2020

Black Canyon Home & Body, a Utah based business that manufactures, and sells beauty products such as; body lotions, hand sanitizer, perfumes, bath salts, shampoo and other hair products has announced their decision to relocate their operations to Moundridge, KS. The owners, Scott and Angie Hagerman will be moving their…

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Wilson Glass

Mar 25, 2020

Wilson Glass from St. Joseph, MO announced plans to build a 5,000 square foot manufacturing facility in the Urban Hess Business Park in Tonganoxie, Kansas. The company manufactures window frames and installs windows throughout the Kansas City area. Wilson Glass will employ 5 people to start with plans to expand…

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Superior Boiler

Mar 25, 2020

Superior Boiler announced it will relocate its Richmond, Virginia, subsidiary to Hutchinson, Kansas. The company expects to add more than 50 jobs in Hutchinson over the next three to five years and all 30 employees who work in Richmond will be offered positions in Hutchinson. The Richmond subsidiary will move into…

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Prosperiti Partners, LLC

Mar 2, 2020

Prosperiti Partners, LLC, based in Springfield, Missouri, has announced plans to acquire a 400,000 plus square foot former manufacturing building, and establish a state-of-the-art production facility in the Coffeyville, KS Industrial Park that will bring over 100 net new jobs to the area. The proposed production facility is slated to serve…

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