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10 Mar, 2017, 12:43 ET LaunchKC Kicks Off Global Grant Competition at SXSW 2017

LaunchKC, the Kansas City-based grants competition for tech startup businesses, will kick off its 2017 application process at the annual South by...


10 Feb, 2017, 14:51 ET Automotive Software Company Selects Kansas City For Corporate Headquarters

AutoAlert, the industry leader in automotive software communications utilizing data mining and trade-cycle management tools, has selected Kansas...


07 Feb, 2017, 14:11 ET Kansas City Publishes First "Smart City" Data, Helping Cities Worldwide Improve Performance

Today, the City of Kansas City, Missouri, shared the first compilation of Smart City data with leaders from 18 cities, two countries and five...


14 Dec, 2016, 10:15 ET Kansas City Attracts New CVS Pharmacy Distribution Center

The Kansas City Area Development Council announced today that CVS Pharmacy, America's leading retail pharmacy, will build a 762,000-sq.-ft....


07 Sep, 2016, 11:18 ET Kansas City Area Development Council Announces Regional Support for Great Plains Energy's Acquisition of Westar Energy

 The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) announced it is leading robust regional support for Great Plains Energy Incorporated...


11 Jul, 2016, 18:56 ET Kansas City Attracts Second Amazon.com Distribution Facility This Year, Adding Over 1,000 Jobs

The Kansas City region has attracted its second Amazon.com distribution facility this year. Today, Amazon.com announced it will add an...


03 Dec, 2015, 13:19 ET National Wholesaler Brings 200 Jobs to the Kansas City Region

S&S Activewear, a national promotional apparel wholesaler, announced today that it will locate a new distribution center in Olathe, Kansas,...


15 Oct, 2015, 11:48 ET Kansas City Launches Tech Jobs Site at TechWeek New York

KCnext - The Technology Council of Greater Kansas City - is launching a new tool for tech job seekers at TechWeek New York:...


01 Sep, 2015, 10:50 ET Animal Health Entrepreneurs Pitch Today At The KC Animal Health Investment Forum

The Kansas City Animal Health Corridor is hosting the world's only full-day investment forum for early and mid-stage animal health companies today...


14 Jan, 2015, 10:05 ET Kansas City Business Competition Offers $500,000 Grants to 10 Tech Entrepreneurs

Ten technology startups will qualify for a total of $500,000 in grants, free office space and mentorship as part of the new LaunchKC business...


14 Nov, 2014, 05:00 ET Sungevity Selects Kansas City For New Sales And Service Center

The Kansas City Area Development Council announced today that Sungevity, Inc., a leading global provider of residential solar services, has...


26 Aug, 2014, 10:00 ET Animal Health Entrepreneurs Pitch Today At The KC Animal Health Investment Forum

The Kansas City Animal Health Corridor is hosting the world's only full-day investment forum for early and mid-stage animal health companies today...


25 Aug, 2014, 22:00 ET Kansas City Animal Health Corridor Grows to Represent 56 Percent of Global Industry Sales

 The Kansas City Animal Health Corridor has released new evidence of the global impact of the KC...


30 Jun, 2014, 16:24 ET National Marketing Firm Chooses Kansas City for Headquarters and Sales Center

Targeted Metrics, an information and services company, has selected Kansas City for its headquarters and sales operations center, making a $5.8...


07 Feb, 2014, 07:32 ET International Law Firm Moving Administrative Operations to Kansas City

 San Francisco-based Sedgwick LLP has selected Kansas City, Mo., for the firm's Shared Services Center, creating 100 information technology,...


20 Dec, 2013, 07:00 ET Aviation Maintenance Provider Plans To Create More Than 500 New Jobs In Kansas City

Aviation Technical Services expands to KC, leasing 607,000 sq. ft.  Everett, Wash.-based Aviation Technical Services (ATS) announced today...


21 Nov, 2013, 15:25 ET Ford Automotive Parts Supplier Expands to Kansas City

Grupo Antolin North America to invest nearly $16M, create 118 new jobs The Kansas City Area Development Council announced today that Grupo...


08 Nov, 2013, 14:05 ET Stason Pharmaceuticals Inc. announces Kansas City expansion, adds human health capabilities

 Stason Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that it is expanding into Kansas City by moving its brand division from Irvine, Calif. to Kansas...


08 Nov, 2013, 07:00 ET Silicon Valley Tech Company Selects Kansas City for Second Office

Suitable Technologies will serve clients worldwide from Kansas City Palo Alto, Calif.-based Suitable Technologies, Inc. has expanded...


27 Aug, 2013, 08:00 ET Emerging Animal Health Companies Pitch Today At KC Animal Health Investment Forum

Entrepreneurs from around the world present business plans to potential investors; companies are seeking up to $20M in funds The world's only...


26 Apr, 2013, 12:04 ET Chinese Automotive Supplier to Build $45M Manufacturing Facility in Kansas City

The Kansas City Area Development Council announced today that Yanfeng USA Automotive Trim Systems will construct a new 258,000 square-foot...


09 Apr, 2013, 10:53 ET Adrian Steel chooses Kansas City for advanced auto manufacturing facility

 The Kansas City Area Development Council announced today that Adrian Steel, a Michigan-based manufacturer of commercial van and truck...


28 Aug, 2012, 08:00 ET ATS Animal Health Training Solutions Selects Kansas City for National Corporate Training Center

Company chooses KC region due to its high concentration of animal health professionals, accessibility and low business costs   ATS...


12 Jul, 2012, 10:32 ET Wholesale Tire Distributor Chooses Kansas City Region for Newest Location

K&M Tire purchased 80,000-sq.-ft. warehouse in Lawrence; will open in August  Wholesale tire distributor K&M Tire Inc. has...


19 Jun, 2012, 14:21 ET Vintage Tech Recyclers Selects Kansas City Region for New Operations Center

One of the largest recycling companies in North America chooses KC area, citing region's commitment to sustainability and central location...