Border War: 100 jobs cross state line to Kansas with HQ move

About 100 jobs are leaving Kansas City, Missouri, in a state-assisted headquarters move across the state line to Shawnee, Kansas.

PBI-Gordon Corp., a landscape product maker, had been headquartered in Missouri since 1981.

The company said the move will allow it to grow and own its own property instead leasing it.

A Kansas Department of Commerce official said the state is working on an incentives contract for PBI-Gordon, but it is incomplete. The city of Shawnee has provided no financial incentives in the move.

Read more: Kansas City Star


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