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Posted on: March 12, 2014

Midwest Cabinet Company receives Kansas Industrial Retraining funds

The Kansas Department of Commerce has announced that Midwest Cabinet Company, a Franklin County and Neosho County manufacturing company, has received $36,720 in Kansas Industrial Retraining program funds for the implementation of a modern enterprise resource planning system in its local operations. Midwest Cabinet will retain and train 136 existing employees to use its new software system.

“This was the fastest and smoothest process we have ever encountered,” said Bob Howell, president and CEO of Midwest Cabinet Company. “A special thanks to Jeff Seymour, Craig VanWey and Becky Kester.”

“The software update and training program that Midwest Cabinet Company will implement will help the company continue to thrive in a highly competitive market,” Kansas Commerce Secretary Pat George said. “That is great news for the company, its employees and our state’s economy.”

“Midwest Cabinets is a long-standing member of the Franklin County and Neosho County economies,” said Jeff Seymour, executive director of the Franklin County Development Council. “We are excited to see such a quality company being able to receive funding to upgrade their operations and invest in its employees. Projects like these are a great showcase of public-private partnerships. We are excited to have been able to be involved in the initial conversation that progressed to the receipt of these funds.”

Midwest Cabinets was founded in 1984 and currently operates state of the art manufacturing facilities in Ottawa and Chanute. Midwest produces high quality cabinetry, booths and other interior components for many national companies including Chuck E. Cheese’s, Applebee’s, Jimmy John’s and Qdoba.

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