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Kansas is home to a world class business environment that includes low operating costs, outstanding infrastructure and a highly skilled workforce. A diverse array of industries has leveraged these advantages to find ­­­­tremendous success. Companies exploring relocation or expansion will find no better home for their operations than Kansas.

Major companies, such as Spectrum Brands, Amazon, Kiewit, Mars, United Parcel Service, Triumph, Unilever, American Multi-Cinema, Dairy Farmers of America, Kubota, General Motors and Excel Industries recently chose Kansas as their preferred business location. These companies selected Kansas due to the business advantages our state can offer, advantages that translate to increased performance and profits. 

Kansas is a place where you can get the financial and technical resources you need. A place with a skilled workforce, national rankings as a pro-business and competitive state and access to trade corridors that keep you connected with the world. A place with an entrepreneurial spirit and leaders who know business. Well, it's all here in Kansas. Come take a look. We think you'll like what you see!

Low Cost of Living


  • Kansas consistently ranks in the Top 10 in the U.S. for a low cost of living at 8.7% below the national average.

Low Worker Compensation


  • Kansas worker compensation rates rank at the 11th lowest in the U.S.

No Tax


  • Kansas has no inventory or franchise tax.

Right-to-Work State


  • Kansas is a Right-to-Work state. Our union membership is 7.5%; well below the national average.

Educated Workforce


  • Kansas ranks in the Top 10 by CNBC for workforce and education. More than 90% of Kansans have a high school diploma; more than 30% have a college degree.