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Tim Maier, Board of Public Utilities General Manager, spoke to McPherson County businesses about the declining water supply. While McPherson does not have an immediate problem, the BPU recognizes a new water source needs to be developed for long-term growth. The most attractive option to the...

Evansville, IN – Wednesday, June 19, 2019 – Western Green, a leading manufacturer of Rolled Erosion Control and Sediment Control Products, announced that they would open a new manufacturing facility in McPherson, Kansas. “Western Green has grown by providing environmentally-conscious products and by building lasting customer...

The McPherson Board of Public Utilities knows that McPherson depends on it to provide safe and dependable water and electric services, not only today but also in the future. Join us on June 17th to learn more about what the project BPU is proposing to...

Small and medium-sized manufacturers have an especially difficult time competing in the global marketplace. Lean manufacturing has emerged as a successful way for manufacturers to focus on the customer and increase competitiveness and customer satisfaction.  Lean Manufacturing removes and/or minimizes non-value work activity from the...

Join the U.S. Commercial Service and the Mid-America District Export Council for a seminar on export distributor agreements. Attorney Grant Leach from the law firm Husch Blackwell LLP will provide a presentation on the basic legal considerations that go into negotiating, executing, performing and terminating export...

In March of 1959, the McPherson Industrial Development Company was created to promote the industrial development of McPherson.  To get things kicked off, the firm had an authorized capitalization of $50,000 with 500 shares of stock at $100 par value a share.  It was authorized...

Due to the success of "Manufest" in October 2018, an event put on by the McPherson Industrial Development Company/GoMcPherson to promote industrial jobs to Juniors, Seniors and their parents; there was a request to put on a mini-event in April.   Mini-Manufest was held on April...

A representative from Commerce’s Mexico Office will visit Kansas from June 3 to June 7. There will be three info sessions offered, June 4 in Manhattan, June 5 in Hays, and June 6 in Dodge City. These free info sessions will focus on Mexican market trends,...