LEGO Group to build a new factory in Vietnam | Business


During the signing ceremony (Photo: Vietnam government portal)

Addressing the signing ceremony, Danish Ambassador to Vietnam Kim Højlund Christensen said it was the biggest investment in Vietnam by a Danish company, showing investor confidence and optimism Danish in the future of the important Denmark-Vietnam partnership.

The LEGO Group will invest more than $ 1 million in the construction of its first-ever carbon-neutral factory, including an investment in solar energy at a 44 ha site in Binh Duong, with the hope of generating 4,000 jobs over the next 15 years.

Construction is scheduled for the second half of 2022 and the plant will enter service two years later.

The LEGO group to build a new factory in Vietnam ảnh 2 A LEGO store (Photo: Zing)

According to LEGO, the plant will be its sixth manufacturing site in the world and the second in Asia.

LEGO’s decision to build its factory in Vietnam has been attributed to plans by the Vietnamese government to invest in expanding renewable energy production infrastructure and a collaborative approach to working with foreign companies looking to make investments. high quality, said Carsten Rasmussen, Lego Group COO. .

VSIP Managing Director Nguyen Phu Thinh pledged that VSIP is committed to providing international companies with high-quality investments and sustainable solutions to create attractive long-term development opportunities.

The new factory will have solar panels on its roof and VSIP will build a nearby solar project on behalf of the LEGO Group. Together, they will plant 50,000 trees in Vietnam to compensate for vegetation removed during construction.

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