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Community Development Block Grant Program Announces Application for New Community Pool

January 4, 2019

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Commerce announces its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program now enables communities to apply for funding that can be used to construct a swimming pool. There are many benefits …

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Statewide Job Fair Employer Registration Now Open

January 3, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The Kansas Department of Commerce, in partnership with KANSASWORKS, will host the KANSASWORKS Statewide Job Fair on March 7, 2019. The annual job fair will provide employers, veterans, and job seekers with …

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Introducing the Minority and Women Business Spotlight Program

January 2, 2019

Topeka, Kan. – The Women and Minority Business Development office of the Kansas Department of Commerce announces the start of the Minority and Women Business Spotlight program. The purpose for the program is to highlight …

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Regional Efforts Bring Weatherly Aircraft Company to Newton, Kansas

December 20, 2018

Newton, Kan. – Through regional efforts, Harvey County Economic Development and the Greater Wichita Partnership worked with the Kansas Department of Commerce to assist Weatherly Aircraft Company in locating their headquarters and assembly operations to …

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Spirit AeroSystems Plans More Major Expansion in Wichita, Kansas

December 19, 2018

WICHITA, KAN, Dec. 19, 2018 – One year after the company announced growth and investment plans at its Wichita, KS site, Spirit AeroSystems today announced a second significant expansion with plans to hire an additional …

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Governor Colyer to Make Major Jobs Announcement at Spirit AeroSystems

December 17, 2018

WHO: Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. and Tom Gentile, CEO of Spirit AeroSystems. WHAT: Governor Jeff Colyer will make a major jobs announcement at Spirit AeroSystems. The announcement comes after the company added 1,000 jobs last …

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Park Aerospace Plans $19M Expansion in Newton, Kansas

December 17, 2018

Topeka, KAN – Park Aerospace Technologies Corp. announced today that it will be undergoing a massive expansion in Kansas. At a special joint meeting Monday, the Newton City Commission and Harvey County Commission approved a …

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Kansas Department of Commerce Announces the National Career Development Poetry & Art Contest

December 6, 2018

The Kansas Department of Commerce is partnering with the National Career Development Association (NCDA) to participate in the 53rd NCDA Annual Poetry and Art Contest. The contest theme is “Using Careers to Break Barriers, Empower …

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Collaboration Drives Company Growth at Fagron Sterile Services/JCB Laboratories

November 27, 2018

WICHITA, KS (November 27, 2018) – Fagron Sterile Services/JCB Laboratories (FSS/JCB), a leading FDA Registered 503B Outsourcing Facility and a national supplier of compounded sterile preparations, announced plans to expand the company in collaboration with …

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Department of Commerce Accepting Nominations for 2019 Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award

November 6, 2018

Kansas businesses are a global force, with goods and services being sought from Kansas internationally. The annual Kansas Governor’s Exporter of the Year Award proudly celebrates the outstanding Kansas companies that excel in exporting and …

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