Great Plains Ventures Honors Founder with Charles D. Peer Entrepreneurship and Engineering Studio

Great Plains Ventures honors its founder with the Charles D. Peer Entrepreneurship and Engineering Studio located at the Experiential Engineering and Makerspace Building on the Wichita State University campus.

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Kansas.Com Features GPI President for #ILoveWichita Video Series

Victor Lukic of Great Plains Industries is a Wichita transplant who has lived all over the world (think Europe, Australia, Canada). Find out why he is happy to now call Wichita home. #ILoveWichita Read more here: http://www.kansas.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/carrie-rengers/article100595332.html#emlnl=Midday_Business_Report#storylink=cpy

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Wellness Challenge: Employees Walk Over 12,000 Miles

Great Plains Ventures Subsidiary companies walked 12,100 miles through an eight-week walking challenge. The wellness challenge consisted of 15 teams which included employees from Great Plains Industries (GPI), Powdertech and Aerospace Systems & Components (ASC). The winning team ‘Kickin Asphalt’ walked across Kansas about three times walking a total of 1,191 miles. The three man team consisted GPI employees; Nick Jamis, Matt Begay and Michael Doesken. The ‘Fantastic 4’ consisting of ASC employees Jeff Dunbar, Jennifer O’Donnell, Esmerelda Velo and ...

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Starwood Hotels’ Leading-Edge Aloft Brand Set To Debut In Wichita, Kansas

STAMFORD, Conn. – Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.® (NYSE:HOT) today announced its rapidly growing Aloft brand will debut in Wichita, Kansas in January 2017.  Owned by Lake Charles Lodging, LLC, Aloft Wichita Northeast will feature 127 loft-like rooms, a buzzing social scene and innovative brand-led programming in growing and vibrant Ventures Business Park, directly adjacent to the global headquarters for Koch Industries. “Aloft Wichita Northeast will provide travelers with a fresh, innovative lodging option at the heart of the city’s thriving ...

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Lance Schroeder named Aersopace Systems and Components, Inc. President and General Manager

ASC is pleased to announce that Lance Schroeder will join Aerospace Systems and Components, Inc. as the new President and General Manager effective Monday, February 24, 2014.  We are excited to have Lance assume this role as he fully embraces the ASC philosophy of providing great customer service while designing and producing products of unquestioned quality. Lance has broad management experience in a variety of industries, including the aerospace industry, having held leadership positions with Argo-Tech Corporation and Mamco/QAF Manufacturing, Inc., among others.  He ...

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Great Plains Ventures and Subsidiaries Featured in BlueCross BlueShield of Kansas Promotion

  Print Ad: Great Plains Ventures - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas Ad (PDF) Radio Spots: Great Plains Ventures - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas 30 Second Spot (.mp3) Great Plains Ventures - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas 60 Second Spot (.mp3)      

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Victor Lukic named GPI President

Great Plains Industries, Inc., a global leader in Fluid Transfer Pumps and Meters, today announced it has named Victor Lukic as company president, succeeding Grant Nutter who died earlier this year. Lukic took over in November and is based at the company’s headquarters in Wichita. "We are very fortunate to have Vic join the GPI team." Vic fully embraces the GPI philosophy of providing great customer service while producing high quality products. He also recognizes the important role played by the GPI employees who have built the company as a world leader. " Lukic has ...

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New Great Plains Ventures Web Site Goes Live

Great Plains Ventures is pleased to bring to you our brand new web site.  In the web site you will be able to find the latest news from Great Plains Ventures and other helpful information about our companies.

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