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KC's Recruitment Snapshot

Each year, a variety of companies choose the Greater Kansas City area as the best spot in America to locate their business. Some of our most recent recruiting successes are located below.

Recruitment Snapshot for 2014
COMPANY
TYPE OF OPERATION LOCATION JOBS
CREATED
TYPE OF
ACTION
Inergy
Automotive parts supplier
Kansas City, KS
65
Opening
Janesville Acoustics
Automotive parts supplier
Warrensburg, MO
164
Opening
Leggett and Platt
Automotive upfitter
Kansas City MO
25
Opening
LMV Automotive
Automotive parts supplier
Liberty, MO
166
Opening
Sedgwick LLP
Law firm shared services center
Kansas City, MO
100
Opening
Recruitment Snapshot for 2013
COMPANY
TYPE OF OPERATION LOCATION JOBS
CREATED
TYPE OF
ACTION
Adrian Steel
Commercial van and truck equipment mfg.
Kansas City, MO
39
Opening
Aviation Technical Services
Maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services
Kansas City, MO
588
Opening
Bender Warehouse
Third party distribution
Kansas City, KS
10
Opening
Chuck E Cheese
Restaurant distribution
Topeka, KS
30
Opening
Climate Corporation
Technology (Reg. Hdq.)
Leawood, KS
34
Opening
E.C. Manufacturing LLC
Consumer goods products manufacturing facility
Shawnee, KS
252
Opening
Grupo Antolin North America
Automotive supply mfg.
Kansas City, MO
118
Opening
Exel Logistics
Supply chain management.
Kansas City, MO
43
Opening
IBC North Americaq / Cleantide Container
Container mfg.
Chillicothe, MO
60
Opening
LightEdge Solutions
Colocation and information technology.
Kansas City, MO
21
Opening
Stason Animal Health
Innovative pet health solutions.
Kansas City, KS
1
Opening
U.S. Marine Corps.
Technology and operations center.
Kansas City, MO
600
Expansion
VAM Connect
Animal health industry document management solution.
Kansas City, KS
2
Opening
Yangfeng USA
Auto parts mfg.
Riverside, MO
263
Opening
Zhong Cheng Packaging USA, Inc.
Packaging mfg.
Lenexa, kS
20
Opening
Recruitment Snapshot for 2012
COMPANY
TYPE OF OPERATION LOCATION JOBS
CREATED
TYPE OF
ACTION
Animal Health Training Solutions
Training & development in animal health industry
Kansas City, MO
1
Opening
Animalytix, LLC
Sales consumption and market analytics for the U.S. animal health industry
Kansas City, MO
1
Opening
Automotive Technology Services, Inc.
Automotive mobile application development company
Overland Park, KS
26
Opening
Axxiom Consulting
Executive consultancy focused on the animal health industry
Kansas City, MO
1
Opening
CoSentry
Colocation data center
Lenexa, KS
61
Opening
Heartland Sheets LLC
Corrugated container board mfg.
Kansas City, MO
43
Opening
K&M Tires
Distribution center
Lawrence, KS
16
Opening
LMV Automotive Systems, a part of Magna International Amierca Inc.
Auto parts assembly
Liberty, MO
156
Opening
Motomco
Agriculture commodities sales office and assembly operation
Maryville, MO
23
Opening
Murphy Warehouse
Distribution facility
North kansas City, MO
27
Opening
Parnell Living Science
Animal health pharmaceutical headquarters
Overland Park, KS
14
Opening
Simpson Strong Tie
Distribution facility of anchoring and fastening systems
Kansas City, KS
10
Opening
Vintage Tech Recyclers
Electronics recycling firm
Riverside, MO
20
Opening
Zumiez, Inc.
Sports-related apparel and equipment distribution center
Edwardsville, KS
100
Opening
Recruitment Snapshot for 2011
COMPANY
TYPE OF OPERATION LOCATION JOBS
CREATED
TYPE OF
ACTION
1A Auto
Auto parts distribution center
New Century, KS
13
Opening
Abaxis
Animal health diagnostic company
Olathe, KS
95
Opening
AH Industries
Wind energy HQ
Lenexa, KS
3
Opening
Argenta
Drug development services
Lawrence, KS / Kansas City, KS
27 / 11
Opening
Berry Plastics
Distribution center
Lawrence, KS
NA
Opening
Blount International, Inc.
Equipment distribution center
Kansas City, MO
89
Opening
Blue Creek Investment Partners
Independent wealth management company
Leawood, KS
7
Opening
CEVA Biomune
Animal health vaccines
Lenexa, KS
20
Retention/Expansion
Dex One Corporation
Client contact center
Overland Park, KS
412
Opening
FLEX-N-GATE
Automobile parts distribution
Kansas City, MO
300
Opening
Google
Internet infrastructure
Kansas City, KS / Kansas City, MO
NA
Opening
History and Heraldry USA
Distribution center
Kansas City, KS
10
Opening
Indie Ventures
Technology Venture Capital Firm
Kansas City, KS
NA
Opening
Kessler Sales & Distribution
Plumbing and heating product distribution
North Kansas City, MO
2
Opening
Mars Chocolate North America
Candy mfg.
Topeka, KS
425
Opening
MWI Veterinary Supply
Animal heath products distribution
Edwardsville, KS
10
Expansion
Netsmart Technologies
Healthcare software (Hdq.)
Overland Park, KS
385
Opening
Olympic Steel, Inc.
Steel distribution center
North Kansas City, MO
15
Opening
SmartVet
Animal health company
Olathe, KS
1
Opening
UpWind Solutions, Inc.
Wind turbine parts distribution center
Lenexa, KS
7
Opening
Van-Rob, Inc.
Automotive parts supplier
Shawnee, KS
104
Opening
Recruitment Snapshot for 2010
COMPANY
TYPE OF OPERATION LOCATION JOBS
CREATED
TYPE OF
ACTION
Allen Foods
Commercial bread products mfg.
Topeka, KS
95
Opening
Apria Healthcare Group Inc.
Healthcare customer service
Overland Park, KS
300
Expansion
Ceva Santé Animale
Animal health (Hdq.)
Lenexa, KS
20
Expansion
Client Services, Inc.
Receivables management center
Lenexa, KS
224
Opening
Command Transportation
25
Opening
Frontier Airlines
Aircraft maintenance base
Kansas City, MO
150
Opening
Jet Midwest, Inc.
National aircraft maintenance base
Kansas City, MO
500
Opening
National Association of Collegiate Women Athletics Administrators (NACWAA)
Women's sports organization (Hdq.)
Kansas City, MO
12
Opening
Plastikon
Biopharmaceutical production facility
Lawrence, KS
126
Opening
QM Power
Magnetic circuit technology mfg.
Kansas City, MO
20
Opening
SafeTran Systems
Engineering research &
development center
Lee's Summit, MO
15
Opening

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