Independence has a strong industrial base, with targeted industries of Aerospace and Sheet Metal Fabrication. With companies like Cessna Aviation, Kansas Aviation, Aviation Controls, VT Hackney, Matcor, and several other nationally known companies, its no wonder that business is growing in Independence.
The unique charm of Independence makes it stand out among communities across America. Home of the Little House on the Prairie (Laura Ingalls Wilder's childhood home), the Ralph Mitchell Park and Zoo, and is home to one of Kansas' largest celebrations , Neewollah (Halloween spelled backwards). You will find that 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 Cessna Aircraft and Kansas Aviation. The West Laurel Industrial Park is located on the west side of the city with all infrastructure in place, so that your project is shovel ready.
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