Lego Vietnam Plant Set to Commence Product Launches in Second Half of Next Year
Lego Manufacturing Vietnam has announced that its $1 billion plant located in southern Binh Duong Province will begin manufacturing toys in the second half of 2024. The general director, Preben Elnef, stated that currently, there are more than 2,000 workers directly involved in the construction site, which spans across 44 hectares in the Vietnam-Singapore Industrial Park 3. The number of construction workers is expected to double by the end of this year.
The plant plans to employ 100 individuals by the end of this year and aims to increase that number to 500 by the conclusion of next year. Over a span of 15 years, the plant aims to create a total of 4,000 jobs. As of September 15, approximately 50,000 green trees have been planted on the campus. Additionally, the plant will install over 12,500 solar panels with a combined capacity of 7.4 megawatts on its roof. Furthermore, a solar farm will be constructed on an adjacent piece of land to provide energy for the plant.
This facility marks the sixth plant for the Danish toy company and the second in Asia. It is noteworthy that this will be Lego’s first carbon-neutral plant, utilizing electricity generated from the rooftop solar cell panels and the nearby solar farm. Lego previously established its first Asian plant in China in 2016, and its products are currently sold in over 130 markets worldwide.