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2010-06-30 15:06:00

WICHITA, Kan., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Sullivan Higdon & Sink (SHS) won a total of 14 b-to-b awards in the Business Marketing Association's (BMA) B2 competition, making the Kansas agency the most awarded b-to-b firm in the nation. The Chicago-based BMA sponsors the largest annual competition where the best business communication companies, brands and agencies are recognized. Among the awards SHS earned were: 1) Top IMC program in the nation for INTRUST Bank rebrand; 2) Best B2C2B...

2010-05-26 11:50:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Xirrus®, the leader in High Performance Wi-Fi that delivers the most coverage, bandwidth, and user density in the industry, announced today the deployment of Xirrus high performance 802.11n Wi-Fi Arrays throughout the Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center's 18 acre campus in Wichita, Kansas. For over 40 years Century II has endeavored to provide the Wichita community with top of the line facilities for business...

2010-05-25 09:00:00

WICHITA, Kan., May 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill's U.S. meat business, headquartered in Wichita, plans to invest $14.7 million to create a new facility with research, development, culinary, laboratory, pilot plant and distribution capabilities on Wichita Street, between 1st and 2nd streets, in downtown. Named the "Cargill Innovation Center" by an employee project team, the 75,000-square-foot, two-story complex is being built for Cargill by developer Arco National Construction Company, Inc....

2010-05-18 09:15:00

EVANSTON, Ill., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Industrial employment in Kansas fell 4.7% over the past twelve months according to the 2010 Kansas Manufacturers Directory, an industrial directory published annually by Manufacturers' News, Inc. (MNI) Evanston, IL. MNI reports Kansas lost 10,693 industrial jobs and 176 manufacturers between March 2009 and March 2010, the sharpest decline MNI has ever reported in the fourteen years it has been tracking the state's industry. (Logo:...

2010-04-15 06:30:00

WICHITA, Kan., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) will release its first quarter 2010 financial results at 6:30 a.m. Central time on Thursday, April 29. President and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Turner and Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Phil Anderson will participate in a conference call presentation to securities analysts about first quarter 2010 results and company outlook at 10 a.m. Central time. That presentation...

2010-03-11 12:50:00

WICHITA, Kan., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) has been named to the Boeing (NYSE: BA) NewGen Tanker Supplier Team. Boeing, Spirit's largest customer, is bidding on the KC-X program, the U.S. Air Force's next line of tanker aircraft. Upon a contract award from the United States government to Boeing, Spirit will build the Boeing tanker's forward fuselage section in Wichita, Kan. After completion, Spirit will ship the hardware to Boeing's...

2010-03-01 13:08:00

WICHITA, Kan., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Wichita Mid-Continent Airport will begin featuring travel photos submitted by passengers on its Web site (www.flywichita.com) beginning in April. The airport is asking patrons to upload their favorite digital images from vacations, mission trips, sporting events or any adventure that originated from the airport. Photos submitted between March 1 and March 21 will be judged and the person submitting the best photo will be awarded two round-trip...

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2010-02-25 13:30:33

Astronauts orbiting 220 miles above Earth will discuss science and living in space with students from Mueller Aerospace and Engineering Discovery Magnet School in Wichita, Kan., on Tuesday, March 2. The call between the students and International Space Station Commander Jeff Williams and Flight Engineers T.J. Creamer and Soichi Noguchi will take place from 10:35 to 10:55 a.m. CST. The event will be held at Exploration Place in Wichita. Reporters interested in attending the event should...

2010-02-12 10:00:00

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR), announced today that Philip Anderson has been named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, reporting to Jeff Turner, President and CEO. Anderson has served as Interim Chief Financial Officer since October of 2009. Anderson had previously served as Spirit's Treasurer and Vice President of Investor Relations, and has more than 20 years of experience in aerospace and finance for companies...

2010-02-04 12:55:00

WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Spirit AeroSystems, Inc. (NYSE: SPR) Vice President and Interim Chief Financial Officer Phil Anderson will speak at the Cowen and Company 31st Annual Aerospace & Defense Conference at approximately 9:40 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010. Mr. Anderson's remarks will be webcast and presentation materials will be available at http://www.spiritaero.com/investor.aspx. Individuals are urged to check the web site in advance to...


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