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Jul 11, 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...


Mar 29, 2016, 14:41 ET Amazon.com Latest to Choose Kansas City Area, Announcing New 822,000-Sq.-Ft. Distribution Facility, 1,000 New Jobs

 The Kansas City area's speculative development boom continues to pay off.  Amazon.com is the latest company to select the KC area,...


Dec 03, 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,...


Dec 03, 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,...


Sep 01, 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...


Apr 28, 2015, 15:15 ET National Auto Supplier Selects Kansas City for Manufacturing Operation

  The Kansas City Area Development Council announced today that US Farathane LLC, a leading source of plastics manufacturing that has...


Apr 13, 2015, 15:17 ET Integrated Animal Health Brings Global Headquarters to Kansas City Animal Health Corridor

Integrated Animal Health (IAH) announced today that it will increase its footprint in the Kansas City Animal Health Corridor and bring its global...