Manufacturing operations like Cargotec/Kalmar have grown, and thrived, in Franklin County for years. Manufacturing operations, like other sectors, find transportation options, low cost-of-doing business and a productive and accessible workforce among the many reasons why they find success in Franklin County, KS.
The new Logistics Park Kansas City (BNSF rail intermodal facility) in Edgerton/Gardner, KS is located approximately 10 minutes northwest of Franklin County. This project is a major Midwestern land shipments link and is expected to provide industrial and employment growth in the region.
Franklin County is crossed diagonally by Interstate 35 and the NAFTA trade corridor and has access to multiple major highway and interstate systems. This highway confluence provides access to multiple north-south and east-west goods trade routes.
American Eagle Outfitters retail stores and online sales distribution center located in Franklin County, KS, chose a location partly for its location 55 miles from downtown Kansas City and off I-35, a key traffic flow for shipping from Mexico to Canada.
Walmart, one of the nation’s leading retail stores has established a 1.4 million square foot distribution and warehousing facility in Franklin County, KS. Today, Walmart continues to consistently employ more than 700 people plus drivers, as well as being fully committed to the communities in which they’re located.
The Franklin County Development Council and its partners, can tailor an incentive package that works best for your business. Read More >
Franklin County Development Council offers a streamlined approach to help you find and relocate to a property that suits your exact needs. Read More>
See a general profile of Franklin County’s population and its’ other characteristics. Read More>
Franklin County provides both a hometown community lifestyle and immediate access to the Kansas City metro region. Read More >
Franklin County is committed to keeping its residents healthy both physically and mentally. Read More >
Franklin County is home to outstanding public and private educational institutions including higher education opportunities at Ottawa University’s main campus and Neosho County Community College’s satellite campus. Read More >