Figeac-Aéro Building North American HQ in Wichita

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Figeac-Aéro will invest more than $20 million to expand its Wichita, KS manufacturing facility and build a new 68,000-square-foot building. Figeac-Aéro Building North American HQ in Wichita appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Plains Aerospace blog-Oct-2015 Capital Investment Economic Development Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition Kansas Department of CommerceBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Dassault Systemes, Wichita State University Partner On Advanced Manufacturing Center

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Wichita State University's National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) and Dassault Systemes will partner on an advanced manufacturing center on the Innovation Campus. Dassault Systemes, Wichita State University Partner On Advanced Manufacturing Center appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Plains advanced manufacturing center blog-july-2015 Dassault Systemes kansas National Institute for Aviation Research Wichita State University

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Panda Biotech Picks Texas For Nation’s Largest Hemp Fiber Processing Center

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Panda Biotech's 500,000-square-foot facility in Wichita Falls, TX will be the first facility in the U.S. to cottonize hemp fiber on a commercial scale. Read: Panda Biotech Picks Texas For Nation’s Largest Hemp Fiber Processing Center at BusinessFacilities.com.

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Starwood Announces New Customer Contact Center In Wichita

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and the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition announced today that Starwood will open a new Customer Contact Center in Wichita in late 2013. After reviewing a number of options, Wichita was chosen as the best place to expand our North American customer service operations.”. Starwood plans to expand the center significantly over the next five years and hire up to 750 more employees in Wichita for a total of more than 900 new jobs. Posted by Heidi Schwartz.

Local Tech Startup Lawn Buddy Expands Territory beyond Wichita

Green Industry Professionals

Lawn Buddy, a technology startup that links homeowners to lawn mowing and snow removal services, is expanding

Spirit AeroSystems Expands Again In Kansas

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A year after announcing investment plans at its Wichita, KS site, Spirit AeroSystems has announced new plans to hire an additional 1,400 employees. Aerospace & Defense Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Corporate Headquarters Daily News Featured Kansas Workforce Development Aerospace corporate expansion Employment Global Digital Logistics Center headquarters kansas Spirit AeroSystems Wichita

Kansas: Broadband For All In The Sunflower State

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Aerospace & Defense Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Featured Kansas Magazine Highlights Office, IT & Call Centers Quality Of Life State Focus Tourism Transportation & Infrastructure Utilities Workforce Development Aerospace BF-Jan/Feb-2019 broadband development corporate expansion diversity Economic Development inclusion kansas Quality of Life Site Selection Technology Topeka Wichita

Industry Focus: Aerospace Moving Onward And Upward

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Southeast Workforce Training/Skilled Workforce BF-March/April-2015 Embraer GE Aviation Greater Fort Lauderdale Joint Base Cape Cod Northrup Grumman STEM WichitaBusiness Facilities (BF) Magazine. A positive outlook is on the horizon for the aerospace sector as the demand for fuel-efficient aircraft and the growth of travel ramp up the production cycle. Industry Focus: Aerospace Moving Onward And Upward appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Kansas: GM Expands at Fairfax Facility in Kansas City

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Advanced Manufacturing Automotive Business Clusters/Corridors Business Report Featured Foreign Direct Investment Kansas Magazine Highlights BF-Jan/Feb-2017 Capital Investment Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Economic Development Employment Expansion Kansas City Kansas Department of Commerce Manufacturing Site Selection WichitaThe auto giant, which already has an assembly plant in Fairfax, is leasing 830,000 square feet in a facility in the Fairfax Industrial District.

Kansas Kids Learn How to Run Their Own Lawn Mowing Business

Green Industry Professionals

Dozens of Wichita, Kansas kids are using their spring break to learn how to operate their own lawn mowing business

Viega announces vertical integration in PEX manufacturing

Contractor Magazine

Wichita, Kan. Viega announces vertical integration of its PEX tubing manufacturing process. read more. Piping

Cargill Protein HQ To Remain In Kansas

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After collaboration with the state of Kansas and the city of Wichita, Cargill has announced that it will retain the location of its protein business headquarters in Kansas. Headquartered in Wichita, Cargill Protein Group produces meat, poultry and egg products, in addition to by-products, from food animal production in the U.S. Cargill’s Wichita headquarters. Credit: Mike Hutmacher, The Wichita Eagle). Choosing Wichita.

Business Report: Kansas – Logistics Park Kansas City Grows in Edgerton

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Plains BF-Jan/Feb-2015 Edgerton Global Cities Initiative Logistics Park Kansas City LPKC Overland Park Pleasanton Wichita Business Facilities (BF) Magazine. Furniture manufacturer Flexsteel Industries and machinery supplier Kubota Tractor to open distribution centers at LPKC. Business Report: Kansas – Logistics Park Kansas City Grows in Edgerton appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Central Power Systems & Services Expands Doosan Coverage

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Central Power Systems & Services has added three locations to sell, rent, and service Doosan equipment: Yukon, Oklahoma; Liberty, Missouri; and Wichita, Kansas. The branches will offer Doosan-branded crawler excavators, wheel excavators, material handlers, articulated dump trucks, and wheel

Case Celebrates 50 Years of Skid Steers

Construction Equipment

Case celebrated 50 years of skid steer manufacturing with a ceremony on April 3 at its Wichita, Kansas, plant. The event was hosted by Mike Peterson, plant manager for CNH Wichita, and was attended by Global Case and CNH leaders Carl Gustaf Göransson (president, CNH Industrial), Larry Bryce (COO

State Focus – Kansas: The Sunflower State Is Blooming and Booming

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The state’s largest city, Wichita, is known as the Air Capital of the World due to the prominent role it plays in aviation manufacturing. Wichita’s aviation manufacturers are supported by the National Center for Aviation Training and Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research. The Innovation Campus at Wichita State is a new and unique partnership that combines the university’s world class aviation research with industry expertise.

U.S. Commerce Department Designates South Kansas A Manufacturing Community

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Wichita State has a strong history of partnering with advanced manufacturers in research and education of the workforce. Our goal through the IMCP is to secure south central Kansas as a global leader in advanced materials, ensuring increased high-wage employment opportunities for Kansans,” said Wichita State University President John Bardo. Wichita State has research and educational capabilities that have long supported area manufacturers. Posted by Heidi Schwartz .

JE Dunn Construction and Hoefer Wysocki Architects selected for Sheppard Air Force Base Medical/Dental Clinic design-build contract

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The United States Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District has selected JE Dunn Construction and Hoefer Wysocki Architects to design and build the new Sheppard Air Force Base Medical/Dental Clinic in Wichita Falls, Texas

New Company Plans Kansas Advanced Manufacturing Facility

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will form a new company and locate an advanced manufacturing facility in Wichita, KS. Kyodo Yushi USA Inc. and Lubrication Engineers Inc. Read New Company Plans Kansas Advanced Manufacturing Facility on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions.

Viega LLC announces 2015 Top Gun Award winners

Contractor Magazine

Viega LLC announced its 2015 Top Gun award winners at the company¹s 2016 annual national sales meeting held in April in Wichita, Kan. Eight winners from across the country honored for their industry leadership. read more. Management

Rare Earth Metal Theft by Catalytic Converter

Green Building Law Update

Police departments from Wichita to South Bend and Lynchburg to Manchester have all issued statements about increased converter thefts. The theft of catalytic converters to sell for the value of the rare earth metal components is a thing once again.

LOCATION FOCUS: Kansas – Diversification From The Ground Up

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SUNFLOWER COMMERCE PARK OPENS IN WICHITA, KS. Plains Kansas Department of Commerce Sedgwick County Shawnee County Topeka WichitaBy Shana Daley. From the January/February 2013 issue. Kansas offers a diverse economy perfect for your business. Building from an agribusiness base, the state today is thriving and competitive in manufacturing, professional services and wholesale and retail trades.

Three marketing plan must-haves: Resilience, faithfulness and patience

Construction Marketing Ideas

Lindsay Young from nu marketing llc in Wichita, KS, has written some solid advice in the SMPS Marketer magazine for architectural, engineering and construction marketers in asserting that in this business: The most important key to remember is that results are not instantaneous.

Viega LLC welcomes new CEO in October

Contractor Magazine

WICHITA, KAN. — Dave Garlow, currently vice president of sales for Viega LLC , will become the firm’s new CEO and president in October 2013. Dan Schmierer, who has led the company since its founding in 1999, will retire in December 2013. read more. Best Practices

Transition of leadership: Viega names Dave Garlow CEO

Contractor Magazine

WICHITA, KAS. BY JOHN MESENBRINK. — Getting through the excitement of his Calculus III course, Dave Garlow’s experience at the University of Pittsburgh’s engineering school opened doors that even he couldn’t have imagined. But the real education came when he started working with Viega LLC and current CEO Dan Schmierer, whom he replaces October 1 as Viega’s new president and CEO. read more. Business Devlopment

Nature and Work Continues

Constructech

In the heartland, although Glenn Campbell (1936-2017) has left us, the Wichita Lineman is still on the job. While the world is focused on the COVID-19 pandemic and some areas are literally locked down, essential work must go on.

Business Facilities’ 15th Annual Rankings: State Rankings Report

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For the past five years, the Kochs—owners of Koch Industries, a $110-billion oil and gas behemoth based in Wichita, KS—mounted a well-financed effort to convince the Kansas Legislature to prevent Kansas from establishing a Renewable Energy Portfolio standard and to end subsidies for wind farms in the Sunflower State. By Business Facilities Staff. From the July/August 2019 Issue.

BUSINESS REPORT: Kansas – Agricultural Biotechnology Research Is Growing In Kansas

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” STARWOOD TO OPEN CUSTOMER CONTACT CENTER IN WICHITA. and the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition have announced that Starwood will open a new Customer Contact Center in Wichita in late 2013. After reviewing a number of options, Wichita was chosen as the best place to expand our North American customer service operations.”. Starwood is a great company and will be a great addition to our community,” said Wichita Mayor Carl Brewer. “We

Seismic Side Effects

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“It’s not the fracking itself, it’s this re-injection of the fluids into formations that are considered safe to hold it,” Don Blakeman, a geophysicist with the National Earthquake Information Center in Golden, CO, told the Wichita Eagle. According to the report in the Wichita Eagle , Gov. The horizontal drilling technique known as fracking has spawned an energy revolution in the U.S.,

Public or Private?

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We agree it would be counterproductive to force agencies to specify whether the guy from Dubuque ordered the filet mignon while he was visiting Greater Wichita. There’s always been a certain amount of tension between publicly funded economic development agencies and the keepers of the public record, especially government and civic entities who keep a close eye on how our tax dollars are spent.

My Kingdom for a Horse

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We figured incoming production metrics would give us an accurate fix on whether the traditionally dominant aero hubs in Metro Seattle and Wichita are in the process of being usurped by rising contenders in Charleston, SC and Mobile, AL. NTSB photo of the burned auxiliary power unit battery from a JAL Boeing 787 that caught fire on Jan. 7 at Boston’s Logan International Airport. The dimensions of the battery are 19×13.2×10.2 ×10.2

Texas: Tri-Agency Workforce?Initiative Aims To Meet 21st Century Job Needs

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The Wichita, KS-based company has annual revenues exceeding $50 million annually and looks forward to expanding their customer base from their new Hitchcock location. By Shana Daley From the March/April 2016 Issue. Greg Abbott recently established the Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative to assess local economic activity, examine workforce challenges and opportunities, and consider innovative approaches to meeting the state’s workforce goals.

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2012 Business Facilities Rankings Report

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However, recent developments have made it difficult to get an accurate fix on the metro pecking order in this critical employment sector, as jobs continue to shift between aerospace hubs in Wichita, Charleston, Seattle and Oklahoma City. By Business Facilities Staff. From the July/August 2012 issue. This year’s Rankings Report is the most comprehensive package we’ve produced to date.

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