What Do KCAS and RDT Have in Common?

KCAS and RDT are companies that are both investing in Right to Work Kansas! KCAS is actually officially open for business in Olathe. Meanwhile, RDT is working on building a new facility in Manhattan, Kansas. So this is exciting news!


After a $28 million investment, KCAS is officially open for business in Right to Work Olathe, Kansas! They will also be creating 175 new jobs!

“We are proud to officially celebrate the grand opening of our new purpose-built facility positioned in the Kansas Bioscience Park campus. The support of state and local leadership has been instrumental in KCAS making Kansas home to our growing organization. […]This investment, along with the recent acquisitions of FlowMetric and Active Biomarkers, has positioned KCAS for global expansion and significant gains in capacity that allow us to attract expertise and serve our customers as the CRO of choice for the global pharma and biopharma industries. As one of the area’s largest employers, we continue to look for top talent to help us grow both locally and globally.” […]

“KCAS is a multi-faceted company with a strong reputation in the bioscience sector. […] Their innovative work provides highly attractive job opportunities for Kansans and will help keep our talent right here in the state.”


Radiation Detection Technologies (RDT):

Radiation Detection Technologies (RDT) is investing $4 million toward new operations in Right to Work Manhattan, Kansas. They’ll also create 30 new jobs!

“With the support from the greater Manhattan area and the State of Kansas, we are happy and proud to be expanding semiconductor manufacturing in the state,” said RDT CEO Dr. Steven Bellinger. “This industry is growing around the world, and being able to conduct innovative R&D for the DoD, DOE, NIH, and NASA is exciting. We are confident that with the great veterans, university graduates, and the hard-working, results-driven workforce in Kansas, we have the talent pool we need to grow in the state.” […]

“Kansas is on the cutting edge of research across a wide range of industries, and this fuels the new businesses and jobs of the future. […] Our state’s innovation ecosystem and strong talent pipelines will continue to spark new business investment and create new jobs for Kansans.” [….]

“The Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce is very excited to support the expansion of Radiation Detection Technologies. […] We appreciate the investment this innovative entrepreneurial company, which started at Kansas State University, is making in our region. RDT has gone from one employee to 22 and has supported Manhattan, K-State, and the state of Kansas since its founding in 2011. We look forward to partnering with RDT to expand semiconductor production capacity in the Greater Manhattan area. This growth will add a desired skill set and result in creating quality jobs, continued collaboration with Kansas State University, and enhanced economic prosperity for our region.”


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