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  • Pennant Coffee Roasters – A great example of young entrepreneurs in McPherson

    Nick Unruh, owner of Pennant Coffee Roasters, explains why he decided to open a coffee roasting business in McPherson, KS. Learn more about resources for starting a business in McPherson County here.

  • Another Successful Manufacturing Month In the Books for McPherson County!

    McPherson County Stakeholders know that Manufacturing matters to our County! To celebrate the County’s industrial success, MIDC and McPherson Chamber of Commerce wanted to join the Nation in celebrating Manufacturing Day, which took place October 5th, 2018.  Because of the County’s concentration of successful and growing manufacturers, MIDC and the…

  • Manufacturing Month 2018

       During the month of October, many McPherson County manufacturing companies are hosting tours and/or open house events for the public. The schedule is as follows: Oct. 4 8:30 AM – The Bradbury Co., Inc. (Moundridge) Oct. 5 8:00 AM-3:00 PM – Battenfeld-Cincinnati (McPherson) 8:00 AM-3:00 PM – Viega…

  • Pfizer to hire 350 employees in McPherson plant

    During the next 30-45 days, the McPherson Pfizer plant aims to add 350 people to the workforce. Positions include engineering roles, production operators, quality assurance, skilled trade, and scientific positions. In an interview with KSN, McPherson Mayor Tom Brown highlighted the positive impact this will have on McPherson and surrounding communities.…

  • Military Day – Oct. 5, 2018

    Join us for a military open house in McPherson. Military personnel transitioning to civilian life can meet industry professionals and tour the facilities of several industrial employers in McPherson County while networking with company leaders. Event details: Date: Oct. 5, 8 AM-3 PM Activities begin at 2211 Viega Ave., McPherson…

  • Manufest Event Oct. 3, 2018

    Join us for the first-ever McPherson County Manufest! This event is a career showcase, where McPherson County high school juniors and seniors can meet and mingle with local industry leaders in technical fields. Event details: Date: Oct. 3, 6-8pm Location: Kansas Municipal Utilities – 2090 E. Avenue A, McPherson Dinner…

  • McPherson Offers Housing Incentives

     Learn more about housing incentives for new residents of the City of McPherson here. Other McPherson County communities with housing incentives: Inman – Learn More Marquette – Learn More Moundridge – Learn More  

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  • Johns Manville’s McPherson, Kansas Facility EPA Region 7 Pollution Prevention Award

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7 11201 Renner Blvd., Lenexa, Kansas 66219 Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Nine Tribal Nations Johns Manville’s McPherson, Kan., Facility Receives EPA Region 7 Pollution Prevention Award Contact Information: David Bryan, 913-551-7433, bryan.david@epa.gov Environmental News FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Lenexa, Kan., April 11, 2018) – Johns…

  • Viega Receives Awards

    Viega, LLC Received two awards recently! Export Achievement Award- On May 10th, 2018 at the World Trade Council Meeting in Wichita, Kansas Viega was presented with the annual Export Achievement Award. The international Business Excellence Awards are presented annually by the World Trade Council of Wichita, Inc. to a small…

  • STEM Camp for 6th-8th Graders

       Calling all 6th-8th graders! We teamed up with Elevate Tutoring Services to offer STEM Camp this June, teaching students important manufacturing skills through hands-on challenges. Each session covers a different topic: June 5 Scientific Method June 7 Process Mapping June 12 Project Feasibility June 14 Project Management   Cost…