Major Employers & Key Industries

    Platte County is one of the metro area’s employment hubs. The KCI Corridor is home to many of our major employers and the area runs along I-29 from the KCI Airport to 152 Highway. Additionally, the City of Riverside and its industrial boom in the Horizons Business Park have led to 2,500 new jobs since 2011. Parkville and Platte City have also seen a growing number of companies locating in their communities in recent years as the overall number of industry establishments continues to grow.

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    Major Employers:

    Park Hill School DistrictPublicPublic educationKansas City1,868
    AdientPrivateAutomobile supplier, interiorsRiverside810
    Argosy Casino Hotel & SpaPrivateRiverboat gamingRiverside712
    Platte County R-3 School DistrictPrivatePublic educationPlatte City583
    Saint Luke's Northland HospitalPublicHealth ServicesKansas City554
    Kansas City Aviation DepartmentPrivateAirport transportationKansas City520
    Park UniversityPrivateHigher educationParkville500
    Yanfeng USA Automotive Trim SystemsPrivateAutomotive interior trip mfg.Riverside500
    Challenge ManufacturingPrivateAuto parts mfg.Kansas City450
    Johnson Controls, Inc.PrivateCommercial fire and security servicesKansas City450
    Citi CardsPrivateBank card collectionsKansas City405
    Pure Fishing, Inc.PrivateFishing equipment distribution centerKansas City401
    TriWest Healthcare AlliancePrivateHealth careKansas City360
    Lincare Holdings, Inc.PrivateRespiratory servicesKansas City354
    VelocitiPrivateWireless tech for transportation industryRiverside350
    U.S. FarathanePrivateAutomotive supplierRiverside326
    Smithfield Farmland Foods, IncPrivateMeat products manufacturingKansas City300
    MultivacPrivateManufacturer of food-packaging machineryKansas City242
    KC SausagePrivateFood manufacturingKansas City235
    CVS Health Distribution CenterPrivateDistribution ServiceKansas City234
    Martinrea Riverside LLCPrivateAutomotive supplierRiverside227
    Federal ExpressPrivateShipping and Mailing ServiceKansas City207
    Platte CountyPublicGovernmentPlatte City190
    National BeefPrivateMeat WholesalerKansas City180
    Engaged CompaniesPrivateSoftware CompanyParkville175
    McCormick Distilling Co., Inc.PrivateDistilled liquors bottling & distributionWeston165
    Woodbridge FoamPrivateFoam car seat manufacturingKansas City165
    AmerisourceBergenPrivateHealthcareKansas City162
    Schenck ProcessPrivateIndustrial automation equipment mfg. Kansas City150
    Premium WatersPrivateManufacturer/supplier of bottled waterRiverside131
    Haldex Brake Products Corp.PrivateBrake products mfg. Kansas City125
    BMS LogisticsPrivateDistribution ServiceKansas City120
    Jet MidwestPrivateAviation Parts DistributionKansas City116
    DeLaval Inc.PrivateDairy equip. cleaner/sanitizer mfg.Kansas City112
    BCD TravelPrivateTravel agencyKansas City110
    Nielsen Broadcast Data SystemsPrivateData CenterKansas City 93
    Universal Account ServicingPrivateInsurance Services Kansas City 90
    Marlen International PrivateIndustrial goodsRiverside82
    Citizens Bank & TrustPrivateBanking and financial servicesKansas City73
    Orange EVPrivateElectric vehicle manufacturingRiverside53
    Great Plains Analytical LaboratoryPrivateGrain testing laboratoryKansas City35
    BradkenPrivateSteel castings manufacturingKansas City34
    Liberty Mutual GroupPrivateInsurance Services Kansas City 25

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