Emporia, Kansas Proves Ideal for Various Industries
18 Jan 2024
“Industries Are Growing Within the Emporia Region. Our competitive advantages are unmistakable.” says Emporia Regional Development Association President, Chuck Scott.
A Strategic Hub Serving Metropolitan Areas
Location isn’t all Emporia has to offer. With 300 acres of shovel-ready sites, permits can be issued in weeks, and Flint Hills Technical College and Emporia State University ensure a skilled workforce. Its fastest growing industries include value-added agriculture with companies such as Hostess Brands, Bunge Corporation, Fanestil Meats, and Tyson Fresh Meats. Animal Health companies such as Simmons Pet Food, Cargill, and Hill’s Pet Nutrition are also located there. Other industries that thrive in Emporia include manufacturing, warehouse & distribution and technology.