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Camso Selects Kansas for new Manufacturing Operations

June 20, 2018

JUNCTION CITY – Camso, an industry leader in manufacturing off-road tires, wheels tracks and track systems, announced plans today to establish a new manufacturing operation in Geary County, Kansas. Camso serves the material handling, construction, …

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GEICO announces new service center in KC region

June 19, 2018

GEICO, the second-largest private passenger auto insurer and one of the fastest-growing major auto insurers in the U.S., will open a new service center and create 500 new jobs over the next five years starting …

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Dr. Diane DeBacker to join gathering of State and Federal STEM Education Leaders at the White House

June 18, 2018

TOPEKA – Dr. Diane DeBacker, Executive Director of Business and Education Innovation at the Kansas Department of Commerce, will attend the first-of-its-kind State-Federal Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education Summit hosted by The White …

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Kansas awarded $1.2 million additional grant funding for Statewide Apprenticeship Program

June 15, 2018

TOPEKA — The Kansas Department of Commerce been awarded $1.2 million in additional grant funding from the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Apprenticeship to help grow the statewide Registered Apprenticeship Program. This new funding …

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Kubota Tractor Corporation Completes Land Purchase for Future Logistics Campus and Midwest Office

June 14, 2018

EDGERTON, Kansas (June 14, 2018) – Kubota Tractor Corporation today announced the completion of a 200-acre land purchase within Phase II of Logistics Park Kansas City in Edgerton, making the company the first major tenant …

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Kansas Department of Commerce accepting nominations for Minority Enterprise Development Week awards

June 6, 2018

TOPEKA — The Kansas Department of Commerce Office of Minority and Women Business Development is accepting nominations for Kansas minority and/or women-owned businesses, advocates, young entrepreneurs, and corporations. These nominations celebrate National Minority Enterprise Development …

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Winners of the Governor’s Exporter of the Year and Award of Excellence awards named

June 5, 2018

LAWRENCE, KS – Winners of the Governor’s Exporter of the Year and Award of Excellence awards were announced this evening at the Team Kansas banquet in Lawrence, Kansas. Team Kansas, an economic development group comprised …

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Governor Colyer Appoints Stanley Adams as Director of Broadband Initiatives for Kansas

June 4, 2018

TOPEKA– Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. today announced the appointment of Stanley Adams as Director of Broadband Initiatives at the Kansas Department of Commerce. Mr. Adams, who previously served as Director of Statewide Broadband Initiatives with …

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PRA Health Sciences announces major expansion plans in Lenexa, Kansas

June 4, 2018

LENEXA, KS – The Kansas Department of Commerce announced today that PRA Health Sciences (PRA), which currently employs 680 people in Kansas, will significantly expand its Kansas footprint with investment in a new 48,000-square-foot bioanalytical …

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Governor Colyer proclaims June as Business Appreciation Month

June 1, 2018

TOPEKA – Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. has issued an official Governor’s proclamation declaring June 2018 as Business Appreciation Month in recognition of the vital role businesses of all sizes play in strengthening the Kansas economy. …

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