Manufacturing


Maryville, Mo. manufacturing facility creates jobs for the area

A manufacturing facility located in northwest Missouri is creating jobs in the Maryville, Mo. area, according to a Wednesday news release from the Missouri Department of Economic Development Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing Corp., U.S.A., plans to open around 110 positions at… more

Olathe-based Torotel, Inc. to merge with TT Electronics

Torotel, Inc. recently entered into a definitive merger agreement with TT Electronics in a cash deal worth $43.4 million. Olathe-based Torotel specializes in the custom design, manufacture and sale of a variety of precision magnetic components for the defense, aerospace… more

New facility in Eudora, Kan. to add more jobs

Kansas Office of the Governor – Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly and the Kansas Department of Commerce announced this week the opening of a new Modern Manufacturing facility in Eudora, Kan. Modern Manufacturing is purchasing a building in Eudora’s Intech Business… more

The 2020 Ingram’s 250

Time for some Ingram’s 250 math: What’s i250 x 5? If you came up with 1,250, hats off to your grade-school math teachers—their lessons clearly took hold. But with this being the fifth year of our recognition of the 250… more

Q&A With … Mark Dohnalek

    Q: A lot of the news about your company lately has been about acquisitions, but there’s more going on here, isn’t there? A: A lot of people think our growth has been largely acquisition-oriented. But that just complemented… more

50 Kansans You Should Know: The Class of 2020

The 50 individuals you’ll meet in the following pages bring to an even 500 the number of Sunflower State residents from all walks of life who have been singled out for their over-sized contributions to business success, civic engagement, philanthropic… more

GM Expects to Ramp Up Production in June

General Motors plants are expected to return to pre-COVID-19 production levels in June, said the company's CEO recently. “This week we’ll continue to add additional shifts in our North America plants, and we think we’ll be close to normal capacity… more

KC Paper Plant Has 200 COVID-19 Cases

A paper plant on Kansas City's East Side, called Aspen Paper, has reported 200 cases of COVID-19, according to Mayor Quinton Lucas recently. The Kansas City Health Department has tracked the cases back to the plant. “We are not talking… more

SpaceX Makes History, Paves Way for Aerospace

SpaceX, the private company owned by Elon Musk, successfully launched two astronauts to the International Space Station over the weekend. If astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken make it back to earth safely, it could pave the way for commercial… more

$19B Farmer Relief Detailed

The Department of Agriculture released details on how the $19 billion in relief for farmers will be given out to recipients. Farmers that have suffered a loss of five percent or more are eligible for up to $250,000 per person.… more