Welcome New Investor!

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McClure Engineering is a Midwest-based Engineering, Surveying and Planning firm. For over 63 years, McClure has been committed to making lives better and building relationships for success. Thank you, McClure Engineering!

Welcome New Economic Development Director

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The EDC recently gained a new team member – Shelly Kaster has been hired as the new Economic Development Director. Shelly will oversee the EDC’s social media accounts and assist with BRE, AEROReady and BNSF Certifications and other admin tasks. Welcome Shelly!

EDC Board Member, Aaron Otto, Appointed to Governor’s Council and Compact

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Governor Laura Kelly appointed Aaron Otto to the Midwestern Higher Education Compact. The compact provides greater higher education opportunities and services in the Midwestern region, with the goal of furthering regional access for citizens residing in states in the compact. The compact is headquartered in Minneapolis and member states include Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Michigan, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, … Read More

Street at New Century AirCenter Named After John Glenn

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Before John Glenn became the first astronaut to orbit Earth in 1962, with the world at war in July 1942, it was at this airport that Glenn earned his military wings by training in a two-seater Stearman plane. He trained in the first class at the Olathe Naval Air Station, what is now New Century AirCenter. The sign is located … Read More

Welcome New Investor – GLMV

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GLMV designs buildings, landscapes, sustainable environments, and master plans throughout the country. GLMV Architecture is licensed to practice architecture in 49 states. The firm employs many multi-licensed professionals, including architects, landscape architects, interior designers and LEED accredited professionals. Thanks to Paul Michell!

Welcome New Investor – Professional Service Industries, Inc. (PSI)

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Professional Service Industries, Inc. (PSI) is a nationally recognized consulting engineering and testing firm providing integrated services in several disciplines, including geotechnical engineering, construction materials testing and engineering, facilities engineering and consulting, environmental consulting, asbestos management and industrial hygiene. Thank you to Steven Hauck!

Investor Happy Hour with AEROready

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The EDC recently hosted investors and representatives from the AEROready™ Certification Team at the newly opened Hampton Inn. Investors had the opportunity to get insights into the AEROready Certified process. AEROready certified communities, regions and sites reduce risks for potential aerospace companies to locate in the certified areas. The certification validates the community/region is ready for an aerospace industry, that … Read More

Welcome New Investor: Anderson Engineering

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Anderson Engineering is a comprehensive consulting firm offering Civil, Geotechnical and Structural Engineering, Land Surveying, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) services, Construction Materials Testing, Drilling, Commercial Drone services and Landscape Architecture through a professional staff of 100+ employees located throughout ten offices nationwide.