Independence has a strong industrial base with targeted industries in aerospace and sheet metal fabrication. With companies like Textron Aviation, Kansas Aviation, Aviation Controls, VT Hackney, Matcor, and several other nationally known companies, its no wonder business is growing in Independence.
The unique charm of Independence makes it stand out among communities across America. It is home to Little House on the Prairie (Laura Ingalls Wilder's childhood home), the Ralph Mitchell Park and Zoo, and one of Kansas' largest celebrations, Neewollah (Halloween spelled backwards). You will find the small town atmosphere of this Norman Rockwell-esque community is truly a great place to call home for your family and business.
Independence has two main industrial parks with available acreage for your business. The Airport Industrial Park is located southwest of the city and is currently home to various businesses including Textron Aircraft and Kansas Aviation. The West Laurel Industrial Park, located on the west side of the city, has all the infrastructure in place for your shovel-ready project.