2020 Governor’s Exporter of the Year Finalists

Petron Plus Global, Inc. | Hutchinson

Petron Plus Global produces innovative specialty chemicals, lubricants, and biodegradable products for vehicles. Petron Plus Global has been in business for 42 years and exports to 45 countries.

Kice Industries | Wichita

Founded in 1946, Kice Industries is a fourth generation, family-owned business based in Wichita, Kan with a team of approximately 300 employees. Kice Industries designs complete industrial air systems and builds most of the equipment specified for these systems. Applications include pneumatic conveying, dust control and aspiration. A multi-industry company, Kice Industries serves the grain, plastics, food, feed, wood and minerals industries.

Dragon-Line | Ulysses

Dragon-Line owner, Monty Teeter, designed, developed, patented the concept of Mobile Drip Irrigation. The company provides solution for center pivots and linear irrigation systems to improve the use of irrigation water by 20-50%. Dragon-Line’s patented technology combines the efficiency of surface drip irrigation with the flexibility and economics of center pivot and lateral move irrigation systems.

Creekstone Farms Premium Beef LLC | Arkansas City

Representing about 1% of the American beef market, Creekstone Farms beef is produced from genetically verifiable black Angus cattle using advanced cattle management practices, carefully controlled feeding practices and a company-owned state of the art processing facility. 

Compass Minerals | Overland Park

Compass Minerals produces salt, plant nutrients and magnesium chloride that serves a variety of applications in global industrial, agricultural, commercial and consumer markets. Compass Minerals is dedicated to excellence, innovation, sustainability and delivering long-term value to the company. The company believes that with success comes a daily commitment to safety, diversity and integrity with a profound stewardship of the environment.

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