Industrial Overview

The City of Atchison, population 11,021, has a strong industrial economic base. Atchison’s major employers are Bradken (steel foundry), MGP Ingredients, Inc. (alcohol and food ingredients), Blish-Mize (hardware wholesale), Fargo Assembly of PA (motorcycle electrical harnesses), Bottorff Construction (concrete construction), Atchison Hospital, and Unified School District 409. Further, Benedictine College and Highland Community College Technical Center have a strong higher education presence in Atchison. Site selectors or real estate search professionals looking to explore possible expansion or relocation projects in Atchison, KS can contact the City’s Economic Development team at 913-367-5500 or EcoDevo@cityofatchison.com.