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  • Kuhn Krause

Economic Development

Hutchinson and Reno County have a rich history and a promising future for business growth.

The Hutchinson area has been a place where manufacturers including Arconic, Kuhn Krause, Tyson Prepared Foods, Collins Bus and Haven Steel have developed a history of success and growth.

Reno County is still home locally owned major employers including Lowen Corp., DCI, Superior Boiler, Gregory Inc., and Shield Agricultural Equipment.

International and multinational firms such as Takako America and Siemens Gamesa have all chosen Hutchinson as a place to do business.

Salt mining is still an active part of the economy in Hutchinson with the presence of Cargill Salt, Morton Salt, and Hutchinson Salt Co.

The health care industry is a major driver of economic activity in Hutchinson through the Hutchinson Regional Healthcare System, Hutchinson Clinic and others.

All of these companies have benefited from Hutchinson and Reno County's:

  1. Low cost of doing business
  2. Extensive regional transportation network
  3. Regional workforce and customized training programs

In the Business Information section of the website, you will find information about the economic and demographic characteristics of Hutchinson and Reno County, workforce, business climate, and a number of large facilities and sites available for development.

If you are new to the community or already doing business here and looking to expand, a member of our economic development team will be happy to assist you.