Update: "Kansas City Now a Distribution Hub" by Brian J. Rogal via GlobeSt.com, mentions recent flock of distribution companies to the KC region. Including Spectrum Brands, Amazon and CVS.
The Kansas Department of Commerce recently announced that Spectrum Brands Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) will open a new 927,112-sq.-ft. distribution facility at Logistics Park Kansas City (LPKC), creating 315 jobs.
This move will centralize its current operations from two distribution facilities in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Mira Loma, California, to LPKC in Edgerton, Kansas.
"After completing our analysis, we determined that centralizing distribution operations in Edgerton will enable Spectrum Brands HHI to more efficiently serve our customers with lower inventory levels while establishing a platform for future growth.” said Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Hardware and Home Improvement Phil Szuba.
“Its central location, access to a strong and available workforce with on-site recruitment and training assistance continues to illustrate why companies like Spectrum Brands HHI choose to locate in LPKC,” said City of Edgerton Mayor Roberts.
Read the full announcement from The State of Kansas.
See more coverage from the Kansas City Business Journal.
KCADC was proud to support the following partners in attracting Spectrum Brands HHI to the KC region:
- Kansas Department of Commerce
- The State of Kansas
- City of Edgerton
- Jones Lang LaSalle
- NorthPoint Development
- Johnson County Community College
- BNSF Railway
- KC SmartPort