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Joplin, MO 64801
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The Joplin Region is comprised of Southwest Missouri, Southeast Kansas, & Northeast Oklahoma where you'll find seven counties working together to make your business expansion or location successful and profitable. Explore our region and you will find a quality labor force, available buildings and sites, a strong transportation network, competitive state and local incentives, numerous education and training facilities and many other resources available to grow your company.
Columbus, KS   

Columbus is located at the extreme southeast Kansas near the confluence of Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Columbus is one of the few communities in the United States that is 100% fiber-optic service to every home and business offering true broadband connectivity. With over 6,000 persons unemployed within a 30 minute commute of Columbus, employer will be able to tap trained labor. This labor is experienced in light assembly and metal fabrication. Columbus has historically offered 10 year property tax holidays for industrial employers locating in the community. Unemployment within a 30 minute commute average between 5-6,000 people.

Columbus is home to these fine manufacturers: Calibrated Forms Co., Crossland Construction Co., Mid-America Pipe Steel, Prestige Cabinet Company, & WAI/Ace Fuel Systems Co.

Incentives Available: Sales Tax Exemption, Property Tax Exemption, Investment tax Credits, Inventory Tax Exemption; Property Tax credits; Research Tax Credits

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