March Quarterly Luncheon

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Platte County EDC will hold its first member quarterly luncheon of 2018 on Friday, March 2nd at the Hilton KCI from 11.30am-1pm. The luncheon will feature a panel of Platte County business leaders sharing their experiences and successes in the Platte County business community. Our confirmed speakers are: Ryan Fischer, Vice President of Business Development at Tiffany Springs Rehabilitation & …

Platte County EDC Hiring Fair a success

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The Platte County EDC, along with the Full Employment Council and Department of Workforce Development, hosted a hiring fair on January 24th. Fifteen Platte County companies participated in the event and had more than 100 open positions available. The event was well attended with over 60 applicants. Employers were happy with the turnout of the event, and expressed interest in future …

Platte County EDC statement on Harley-Davidson closure

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The Platte County EDC and its partners are saddened to hear about the closure of our local Harley-Davidson plant.  For twenty years Harley-Davidson has been a great partner by bringing this state-of-the-art plant and its well-paying jobs to Platte County and the region. We are working to confirm the timing as we have not had direct contact with local or …

Business Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs held Jan 26

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Kansas City, MO – Mid-Continent Public Library’s Square One Small Business Services division, in partnership with the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Platte County Economic Development Council, is offering local entrepreneurs the chance to expand their tech knowledge and network with other Kansas City business professionals during their Small Business Bootcamp: Usable Technology on Friday, January 26, from …

Platte County hiring fair set for January 24th

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The Platte County Economic Development Council,  Full Employment Council and Department of Workforce Development are hosting a hiring fair Wednesday, January 24, 2018. The event will be held from 1:00-4:00 pm at the Platte County Resource Center, 11724 N.W. Plaza Circle,  Kansas City, MO 64153. Companies and available positions: Challenge Manufacturing – Tool Room, Die Repair, Weld Tech, Auto Tech, …

27th Annual Business Excellence Awards Luncheon

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The Platte County Economic Development Council celebrated its 27th Annual Business Excellence Luncheon on Friday, December 8th at the Embassy Suites KCI. The main event sponsor was the Kansas City Aviation Department, Bank of Weston sponsored a gift item to all guests, Platte Valley Bank was the award sponsor and BankLiberty sponsored the event program. Ten Platte County companies were awarded Business …

A Better KCI

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When we said “Let’s get out the vote for A Better KCI”, the voters took the issue to heart! We are so proud of Kansas City, Platte County, the Northland and the entire region. When we needed it the most, the voters took time to educate themselves, to ask hard questions and made a good decision. There are many many folks from …

Exide Technologies unveils $35 million manufacturing facility in Platte County

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Kansas City, MO —  Exide Technologies (www.exide.com), a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets, has invested more than $35 million in a 180,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art punched grid manufacturing site in Kansas City, Platte County, Missouri. The grids produced in this new site will significantly enhance the production, quality and durability of Exide automotive …

Platte County businesses participate in National Manufacturing Day

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Platte County Park Hill, Platte County R-3 and Northland Career Center students participated in National Manufacturing Day activities on Friday, October 6th. Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufactures and takes place the first Friday in October. MFG DAY addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing by giving manufactures an opportunity to open …

Tutera Senior Living & Health Care holds ribbon cutting

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (September 26, 2017) – Tutera Senior Living & Health Care showcased the opening of Tiffany Springs Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Phase I of the new $65 million Tiffany Springs Senior Community in Kansas City North, Mo. (9191 N. Ambassador Drive). A ribbon cutting event for the community and local dignitaries was held on Tuesday October 3, …