US Koch to proceed with expansion of Wichita headquarters campus

13 December 2012 18:16  [Source: ICIS news]

HOUSTON (ICIS)--Koch Industries will proceed with plans to expand its headquarters  in Wichita, Kansas, following completion of a feasibility study, the US-based refining, chemical, fertilizer and fibre group said on Thursday.

The expansion will include the construction of a new 210,000-square-foot office building to accommodate 745 employees, the company said.

Construction will begin in the autumn of 2013, with completion expected for mid-2015. Financial details were not disclosed.

“We have more than a dozen Koch companies with a presence here in Wichita,” said Dave Robertson, Koch Industries president and COO.

With continued innovation, acquisitions and other opportunities, Koch expects to create more jobs in Wichita, Robertson added.

Koch employs about 2,800 people in the city. Worldwide, the company employs about 60,000 people.

By: Stefan Baumgarten
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