Elite Harness invests $14 million to refurbish Kansas manufacturing plant

March 7, 2024
The 50,000-square-foot plant will be used to manufacture wiring harnesses and custom cables for a variety of industries.

Elite Harness has announced plans to refurbish an existing facility in Wellington, Kansas. The company will invest $14 million, generating 110 new jobs in the process. The 50,000-square-foot plant will be used to manufacture wiring harnesses and custom cables for a variety of industries. This includes the aomotive, industrial, agricultural, and aerospace sectors.

In a recent quote, Elite Harness President Nathan Smith said, “We have a sister company that is located in Tulsa, so we considered building there, but the State of Kansas and Sumner County really stepped up to the plate and made Wellington a wise choice for us.” 

Lieutenant Governor and Secretary of Commerce David Toland added, “Kansas has developed a reputation as the go-to state for new and expanding major businesses. Having Elite in Wellington not only will continue to boost the economy, but also bring over 100 new jobs to rural Kansas. Elite exemplifies how Governor Kelly is fulfilling her promise to bring prosperity to all areas of the state.”



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