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.

$10.4 billion

in exported goods in 2020

60,800

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

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.

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.

Governor Laura Kelly Announces $20 Million in Business Investment and 150 New Jobs in Wichita!

Randi Tveitaraas Jack

Deputy Director, International Division

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

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

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Governor Kelly Declares Manufacturing Day 2021
October 1, 2021

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly issued a Proclamation, declaring today as Manufacturing Day in Kansas, which marks the beginning of October as Manufacturing Month. Learn more about Manufacturing Day, including a full schedule of events, from …

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Governor Kelly Recognizes Creekstone Farms as 2020 Kansas Exporter of the Year
November 19, 2020

TOPEKA –Governor Laura Kelly today recognized Creekstone Farms Premium Beef LLC as the winner of the 2020 Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award, the top export business award presented by the state. Creekstone was one …

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Governor Laura Kelly Announces 132 new Jobs in Neodesha
May 13, 2021

TOPEKA – Governor Laura Kelly today announced that London-based Sicut Enterprises has selected Neodesha as the site of their new North American manufacturing hub, projected to create 132 new full-time jobs over the next five …

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