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    Senior Member LeenkzMike's Avatar
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    The company has not opened a US based facility in over 35 years, yet a couple days ago, Mars announced the opening of a brand new, $250 million dollar production facility, in my adopted home town of Topeka, Ks. The facility is expected to include wind mills and solar panels, and it should be LEED Gold certified.

    I know we are out here in the middle of nowhere, but I really believe that from a geographical point of view, Kansas is a great place to do business!

    Maybe the US economy is turning after all???
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    Quote Originally Posted by LeenkzMike, post: 211211
    I know we are out here in the middle of nowhere, but I really believe that from a geographical point of view, Kansas is a great place to do business!
    Perhaps, but I wouldn't want to live there. After all, look what happened to Dorothy Gale!


    Maybe the US economy is turning after all???
    Outsourcing prices are going up and as such business are realizing it's not worth the savings anymore.
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    What Wired said.

    The LEED gold certification is impressive. Those guys are pretty hardcore about even the standard certification. They all but crawl through the facility on their hands and knees looking for dust. It's a tough certification to get.
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    Thought you were gonna go to the gym this summer, George. :P
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    He's gonna have to, after that post! :bounce:
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