Panasonic Energy Co. Ltd., plans to build one of the largest electric vehicle battery facilities of its kind in the U.S. at a site in De Soto, Kansas.*
The proposed facility represents a:
- $4 billion approximate capital investment.
- 4,000 planned new jobs.
- 4,000 additional jobs could be created by suppliers and community businesses.**
- 16,500 construction jobs.**
*Pending approval by the Panasonic Holding Corporation Board of Directors.
**As cited in an independent economic impact study conducted by Director Jeremy Hill, Wichita State University Center of Economic Development and Business Research.