Thank You for Two Years

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After serving two years as KCIC President, Boyd Nolen reflects on his time leading the organization. KCIC members, As my second year of being KCIC’s President comes to a close, I want to take a moment to say thank you. Thank you to all of the people who are a …

2020 Sustainability Award Winners

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The KCIC Sustainability Awards program recognizes and promotes sustainable practices by businesses in the Kansas City metropolitan area, particularly those businesses that are located in industrial areas. Congratulations to this year’s winners and the contribution they have made to sustainability in Kansas City. 2020 Sustainability Award Winners: Polytainers, Inc. – GoldTVH Parts Co. …

Productivity Tips During a Pandemic

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Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have had to convert to working from home. While the commute to the office might be much faster, staying productive and focused can has proven to be challenging. Follow these six tips for staying focused and productive at home: Set …

Board Member Spotlight

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Get to know your KCIC Board Members! Next up is KCIC Past President, Jeff Phillips. Jeff Phillips is the Senior Vice President at Landmark National Bank. He represents the Bi-State Turkey Creek industrial area. Why is KCIC such a valuable resource for businesses? The power of community.  The amount of …

Riding the wave: How Gasket Engineering Entered the PPE Market

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When a 60-year old company leading the die-cut industry is faced with adversity during a pandemic, what do they do? They innovate, of course. After all, that is what manufacturers do. As coronavirus began to affect the United States, Gasket Engineering was faced with a familiar problem: how to keep …

Board Member Spotlight

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Get to know your KCIC Board Members! Next up is KCIC Treasurer, Michelle Freed. Michelle Freed is the Senior Vice President at First Missouri Bank. She represents the Historic West Bottoms for the KCIC board. Why is KCIC such a valuable resource for business? KCIC is an important resource for …

Board Member Spotlight

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Get to know your KCIC Board Members! Next up is KCIC Secretary, Susan Brown. Susan Brown is the Business Solutions Relationship Manager at Central Bank of the Midwest, located in the Northeast Industrial district. She serves on the board for KCIC. Why is KCIC such a valuable resource for businesses? …

New Member Minute: Artisun Solar

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Welcome to the new member minute! We asked new members some questions about themselves and their business. Read on and get to know the newest members to the Kansas City Industrial Council. Kirk Kreisel is the Owner of Artisun Solar, located in the Dodson Industrial Area. Why did you decide …

New Member Minute: Frontier Academy

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Welcome to the new member minute! We asked new members some questions about themselves and their business. Read on and get to know the newest members to the Kansas City Industrial Council. Jennifer Watson is the Director of Communication & Outreach for Frontier Schools, located in the Northeast Industrial District. …

Board Member Spotlight

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Get to know your KCIC Board Members! Next up is KCIC Vice President, John Krumme. John Krumme is Chairman & CEO of Cam-Dex Security Group, located in the Historic West Bottoms industrial district. He serves as a board member for KCIC. Why is KCIC such a valuable resource for businesses? …