South Hutchinson Opportunities

South Hutchinson is a unique city that embraces its past while looking to secure a bright future.  A number of international companies call South Hutchinson home and the City was recently involved in efforts to secure the new Siemens North American nacelle manufacturing facility. South Hutchinson has launched aggressive marketing and planning efforts and has identified the following recruiting targets:

                  Manufacturing and distribution

  • Available sites in established industrial park with utilities and roads
  • City has obtained options on industrial site providing fast track for projects and opportunity to provide at no-charge for large project
  • Good highway access
  • Skilled workforce familiar with industrial work
  • Close to Siemens North American nacelle plant favorable for wind energy companies
  • Low operating costs

Commercial/diesel truck service and repair facility

  • Location on 3 highways (K96, K61 and US50) provides easy access
  • Large sites on south side close to all highways
  • Region is home to a number of large distribution centers
  • Hutchinson Community and Technical College available for customized training

Lodging/dining/service establishments

  • Location on 3 highways with high traffic counts
  • Seasonal demand from State Fair and hunters
  • Sites on south side close to all highways with excellent visibility and access


Retail/service establishments

  • Customer catchment area includes the City of South Hutchinson and rural areas to the south and west
  • Traffic corridor through town provides good visibility
  • New housing additions and senior residence facilities will support population growth


Affordable housing

  • Lack of immediately available options
  • New developments and “in-fill” lots are available
  • City incentives to encourage home ownership


For more information on a location in South Hutchinson contact Economic Development Officer James Dull,, 620-663-7104 or see