Kansas - Punching Above Our Weight

While other states around the country were scrambling to react during the pandemic, Kansas attracted more than $2 billion in corporate facility expansion projects – proving Kansas punches above its weight.


Governor Laura Kelly
In word and deed, Gov. Kelly delivers a pro-business message.
The Smart Factory
Wichita State University plunges ahead in its mission to innovate.
Squarely In the Middle
The community of Russell offers the perfect blend of
industrial opportunity with a high quality of life.

Welcome to a New Way of Doing Business
An overhauled agency and a governor’s personal touch bring change to Kansas.
What Down Year? Kansas Outperformed in 2020
Back to basics approach fueled resurgent effort in economic development.
Where Flyovers are a Good Thing
Home to the highest concentration of aerospace manufacturing employment in the nation, Wichita has proved itself over and over ever since Clyde Cessna first moved his factory there from a farm in 1916.
Evergy's Economic Development Team Sees Record Results and Record Interest in Renewable Energy from Companies
An inside look at how expansion of wind energy resources in Kansas gets literally connected to end user demand.
Kansas by the Numbers
Top projects, sectoral analysis and other statistical insights into the Kansas economy.
The Home of Animal Health
The Kansas City Animal Health Corridor leads the world in the animal health sector.
Universities Across Kansas
A glance at the value found on the campuses of the state’s seven public four-year universities.
Check Mate
Wichita’s Manufacturing Strengths Are in a League of Their Own
Talent Supply Keeps Growing, Enterprises Well Staffed
Growing firms in Overland Park, Lenexa and Wichita highlight the abundance of professional services talent to be found in Kansas.
The Nation's Breadbasket, Pantry and Refrigerator
While most operations are clustered in the Kansas City metro, food and beverage producers can be found across the state.
Key to Fulfillment
Kansas is keeping apace of the new speed of delivery.
On the Front Lines
Kansas’s bioscience leaders are at the forefront of pandemic response.
Heavens Above
A galaxy of discovery awaits those who visit Kansas.
Natural Energy Power House
Kansas leads in renewable energy and natural resources.
Feel at Home in the Heartland
Five reasons to plant roots in the Sunflower State.
Cooking up New Ideas in America’s Breadbasket
Kansas is home to multiple R&D operations, influencing everything from farm fields to after-school snacks.

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