The population of nearby Parsons is approximately 9,500. The daytime population is 18,842. Approximately 1.37 million citizens live within a 90-mile radius. GPIP possesses the ability to draw workers from surrounding metropolitan areas to provide the labor force with the skills required for your facility.
With multiple industrial manufacturers in the area, there is plenty of trained labor. Workers are used to commuting over an hour to GPIP.
Pittsburg has 20,400 people and Chanute, Independence & Coffeyville all have populations of 10,000 and are within 30 minutes. Kansas is a right-to-work state.
Your company may capitalize on our existing relationships so area high school and college students are informed of their employment opportunities with your company.
- Pittsburg State University and its award-winning Engineering Technology Department
- Kansas State University’s Technology Institute
- Labette Community College
- Coffeyville Community College
- USD 503 & 506
Training opportunities exist at the newly created Labette Community College Workforce Educational Center.
The Center deals directly with industry and business leaders within Labette County to create customized and specialty training courses to meet the needs of our industry and commercial neighbors.