When you put industrial-strength brain power, head-turning electric rates and a refreshing quality of life together, you have an energizing place to grow your business. That’s why McPherson County has become an industrial hub of the Great Plains.
Quite simply, it’s electric.
If you’re in plastics, energy, equipment manufacturing or pharmaceuticals, you likely know of McPherson. Our workforce is particularly specialized in these areas, and we benefit from custom education in partnership with the 10 colleges and university campuses within easy driving distance.
With 10 plastics manufacturers and 8 plastic industry support facilities, our people know plastics. We have 11x more plastic companies than the national average.
McPherson County is located in the center of America’s wind tunnel, We’re also home to about 30 percent of propane stored in the U.S and a 100,000 barrel-per-day crude oil refinery that supplies diesel across the Upper Midwest.
Here in the heart of farm country we have a wealth of “big iron” manufacturing expertise for agriculture and heavy industry. We have 8 times more manufacturing companies than the national average.
McPherson is home to one of the largest pharmaceutical injection manufacturing sites in the country. We’ve got the knowledge, power, and location it takes to be successful in the pharmaceutical industry.
Our unique utility situation gives you industrial electric rates 59 percent lower than California and 26 percent lower than the national average… an advantage that can save you millions. We have our own power plants, impeccable infrastructure, and responsive local staff to ensure you don’t lose service.
Quaint restaurants, shops and entertainment abound throughout McPherson County, giving your employees just the right balance to the work week. That’s not to mention the “big city” amenities just an hour away in Wichita.
McPherson County is prime hunting territory for deer, turkey, pheasant and other wild game. Enjoy time at McPherson State Fishing lake, or watch the buffalo and elk herds at Maxwell Game Preserve.
Young families love McPherson's water park, library, and wide variety of youth sports and cultural activities. The five school districts and two Christian private schools offer a variety of strong educational choices.
Our industrial base has created an active group of young adults who work hard and play hard. They like to keep our local watering holes (and bowling leagues) hopping.
McPherson County is home to Lindsborg, our ``little Sweden USA`` tourism treasure. Both McPherson and Lindsborg regularly host regional and national touring entertainment, as well as foster an active community for visual arts, music and theater productions.
Situated on I-135 with rail access, as well as two commercially-served airports within an hour, we’re centrally located for moving goods and people regionally, nationally and globally. It’s green light go from here to every major U.S. city… literally without stopping.