The giant LEGO toy built a 1 billion USD factory in Binh Duong, the most sustainable Lego factory in the world, creating 4,000 jobs
On the morning of March 19, Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park III project, inaugurating 2 social housing areas and breaking ground for another 20,000 social housing apartments, at the same time proving expected to award certificates to investors, including a $1 billion LEGO Group project.
This is LEGO’s sixth factory in the world and LEGO’s second in Asia. Construction is expected to start this year and put into operation in 2024. As planned, LEGO Group will build a production factory on an area of 44 hectares in VSIP III industrial park. The LEGO factory in Binh Duong will be LEGO’s first carbon-neutral factory using on-site energy from solar cells. VSIP will build a solar project on behalf of LEGO.
The factory in Vietnam will be LEGO’s factory in charge of mold making and packaging for the Asian market, next to the factory in Jiangsu, China.
Leaders of Binh Duong province awarded investment certificates to LEGO
At the ceremony, LEGO Vice President Preben Elnef said that LEGO’s project in Binh Duong will be: LEGO’s most sustainable factory in the world in terms of design and construction with modern equipment. He is also committed to making a positive impact on children’s lives.
“We are trying to make this investment sustainable by using renewable energy such as rooftop solar and solar fields to ensure our plant is environmentally neutral. carbon emissions”said LEGO Vice President.
The LEGO Group was founded in Billund, Denmark in 1932. The LEGO game system, based on LEGO bricks, allows children and fans to design and build anything they have. can imagine. LEGO’s goal when building a new factory in Binh Duong is to bring 4,000 job opportunities over the next 15 years, recruitment will start in the second half of 2023. Besides, LEGO will indirectly support local businesses and communities.
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