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On June 14th MIDC had Casey Harbour Commercial Manager WATCO Companies present at their regularly scheduled lunch and learn. This program allowed Industrial Businesses in McPherson the opportunity to learn more about WATCO Companies, their presence in McPherson, as well as their capabilities.  Watco Companies...

McPherson County is known for its strong industrial employers; however, did you know that many of our companies were started by local entrepreneurs? In order to showcase the intensity of the entrepreneurial spirit that exists here in McPherson County, we want to highlight a few...

Approximately 44% of McPherson County 54 industrial businesses export.  These companies have helped McPherson County grow to become the second most export-intensive county in the region; second only to Sedgwick County.  According to a Brookings analysis of data McPherson county’s exports have grown 9.8% since...

By Cristina Janney, Managing Editor for the McPherson Sentinel Viega announced Friday it will build a new 80,000-square-foot addition to its facility in McPherson. The building will include a manufacturing hall for metal fittings and office space. Ground will be broken on the facility in November, weather permitting,...

On October 10th the McPherson City Commission approved an industrial revenue bond abatement for McPherson Concrete Storage Systems.  The project will allow McPherson Concrete Storage Solutions the ability to bring more fabrication in-house as well as provide more functional warehouse space. One of the project's highlights...

McPherson County is blessed to have strong industrial employers who have continued creating jobs and wealth for the county. McPherson recognizes that helping these existing businesses survive and grow is a vital economic development strategy.  McPherson Industrial Development Company's Business Retention and Expansion Program (BR&E)...

By Josh Arnett Staff Writer for the McPherson Sentinel Posted Aug. 30, 2016 at 10:18 AM CertainTeed's expansion is underway! The company's McPherson plant broke ground on a 40,000-square-foot expansion on Aug. 16 and is expected to be completed in April 2017. This will allow the installation of four...