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International Investment

Kansas. Central to Your Success

Centrally located in the heart of America, Kansas offers an ideal location for international companies to access the North American market. Whether your company is planning to expand its U.S. presence or enter the market for the first time, a Kansas location can provide a competitive solution for your business.

$13.97 billion

in exported goods in 2022

76,100

Kansas jobs directly supported by majority foreign-owned affiliates.

11th

most livable state in the United States

9%

Cost of living 9% below national average

Our Kansas International Investment team is ready to assist in finding the strategic location that will meet your needs. We offer confidential services to introduce you to the Kansas business climate, identify available buildings and sites, and provide key information related to labor and workforce, taxes, incentives and infrastructure.

Randi Tveitaraas Jack

Deputy Director of International Division

785-845-0290[email protected]

Come to a state that fosters an educated workforce, reliable infrastructure and an affordable cost of living. Kansas gives you all of these and more. A wide variety of industries are thriving in our state, with new success stories every day. Whether by roadway, rail or air, Kansas offers excellent transportation and marketing advantages for your business. 

Because we’re centrally located, and because we’ve focused on building and maintaining an outstanding multimodal infrastructure, it’s easier and less expensive to ship to and from Kansas.

Panasonic Battery Plant
Great Plains Manufacturing Expansion
Schwan's Company Expansion

Kansas has many international companies operating or headquartered here. Come be part of that central success!

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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
Commerce Launches Statewide Exporters Roundtable Series
July 2, 2024

TOPEKA – The International Division of the Kansas Department of Commerce today announced it will begin a monthly Kansas Exporters Roundtable series in July. With three-quarters of potential customers located outside of the United States, …

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Governor Kelly Celebrates 2023 Exporter of the Year: Tank Connection
April 15, 2024

PARSONS — Governor Laura Kelly visited Tank Connection in Parsons today to officially honor the company for being named the 2023 Governor’s Exporter of the Year. Tank Connection, a global leader in dry bulk and …

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2024 Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award Nominations Open
February 15, 2024

TOPEKA – Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland today announced that the Kansas Department of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2024 Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award.  The Governor’s Exporter of the Year …

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