The City of Shawnee is built upon many thriving small businesses, however there are a number of large employers in our community. View a list of our largest employers below!

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Waste Management of Kansas CityService, waste management500+
FedEx Ground Regional distribution center500+
TriRXPharmaceutical CDMO100-499
City of ShawneeGovernment100-499
Kraft Tool Co.Professional tools manufacturing100-499
McLane Food ServiceFood service, regional distribution facility100-499
NazDar IndustriesInk manufacturer100-499
PowerSchoolTalent management solutions100-499
SKC Communications ProductsDesign/build, video and AV solutions100-499
Koller Products, LLCPlastic injection molding manufacturer100-499
AmazonOnline retailer distribution100-499
PBI/Gordon Corp.Turf and ornamental management industry100-499

A little more about a few of our major employers...

TriRX Pharmaceutical Services

TriRX is an international CDMO (Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization) specializing in human and animal pharmaceutical products. The Shawnee, KS facility is one of four major facilities owned by TriRX and within it, they specialize in drug product manufacturing and packaging. They offer sterile/non-sterile liquids, oral solid dose,  and topicals manufacturing for a variety of clients around the world. They currently have a workforce of over 300 employees with plans to rapidly increase in the near term.

Kraft Tool Co.

Ron Meyer and Si Kraft established the Kraft Tool Co. in 1981. Over thirty-five years later, Kraft Tool Co. continues to maintain high standards of manufacturing only quality products made in the USA and headquartered in Shawnee, KS. A trusted name in the hand tool industry, Kraft Tool is makes sure each tool is “Hand Krafted” with top notch workmanship.


NazDar is a multifaceted company that serves printers by providing top-quality products and expert knowledge. They manufacture the most comprehensive selection of UV, UV-LED, water-base and solvent-based digital inkjet, screen printing, and narrow web inks and coatings obtainable from a single source. They are also a supplier of various printing systems to graphic, textile and industrial printers in addition to a consulting service that helps improve print providers' productivity, predictability and profitability.

PBI Gordon

PBI Gordon is a conglomerate of three companies that offers pest management, consumer animal health and veterinary animal health contract manufacturing. They manufacture four well known brands: PBI Gordon Turf, Gordons USA, PRN Pharmacal and PetAg.