MO: Educational Supply Co. Expands to KC, 44 New Jobs Expected
20 Jan, 2015
The Missouri Department of Economic Development (DED) announced ReallyGoodStuff.com has selected Kansas City as the location of its new e-commerce fulfillment center. The expansion project includes a $3.36 million capital investment and is expected to create 44 new jobs.
“Located in the heart of America, in the center of all the action, Missouri is the perfect place to locate a business,” said Mike Downing, director of the Missouri Department of Economic Development. “Combine our central location with our experienced workforce and robust transportation infrastructure and there’s no better place for ReallyGoodStuff.com to grow. We’re happy to have them join our community.”
Established in 1992, ReallyGoodStuff.com works side-by-side with educators to develop a catalog of school supplies inspired by innovative teachers. Their goal is to offer fun, colorful products that fulfill teachers' needs. Really Good Stuff reaches teachers all across the USA. The company begins its third decade by renewing its pledge to provide the very best fun, creative, and affordable teaching tools to help teachers make a difference in their children's lives.
Jon Sonneborn, Executive Vice President of Really Good Stuff said, “We’re delighted to be setting up a major distribution center in the CenterPoint Intermodal Center in Kansas City. For over twenty years we’ve served elementary schools in every state and in almost every community. Now we’re much closer to many of our beloved teachers.”
To assist ReallyGoodStuff.com with its expansion to Kansas City, the Missouri Department of Economic Development has offered a strategic economic incentive package that the company can receive if it meets strict job creation and investment criteria. The Kansas City Area Development Council and the City of Kansas City also partnered with ReallyGoodStuff.com to help make its expansion possible.